/ First Time at Pembroke
Looking into going to Pembroke to do some DWS and sea cliff trad. Never climbed sea cliffs before plus ive only really just started multipitching..... Anybody have any wise words of advise would be very much appreciated!! Thanks
Make sure you know the tide times and understand what impact they will have on the routes you plan to do.
Many Pembroe routes are single pitch, but as long as you know how to construct a sound belay then multipitch isn't really any big deal. Oh, as long as you don't drop all your gear in the sea when swapping it with your second....
Enjoy, Pembroke is a wonderful place to go climbing.
1. Get hold of a separate abseil rope. 50m of static gives you spare length for equalising stakes.
2. When abseiling in, make sure you have the climbing ropes with you!
3. Know how to prussik, in case you end up in the wrong area or unable to climb out.
4. Start the grades low and get a feel for it. Pembroke can be quite intimidating and pumpy.
Buy the new Climbers' Club Stackpole and Lydstep book.
And carry prusiks!
lots of nice slabs!
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