/ Do you need double ropes for Frey (Cerro Catedral)
Mainly concerned about rapping. I have checked http://www.pataclimb.com/climbingareas/frey/torres/frey.html and most of the climbs seem to be bolted every 30m or so
Obviously it is going to save quite a bit of space if we only have to take 1 rope instead of 3 (we need the 80m for Piedra Parada and the sports routs).
Thanks in advance
I think the ability to do 40m raps should suffice on most of the routes... ask around in the campsite/refugio as the popular routes are climbed daily. I can't remember there being any really long raps (unless we joined them together), but seeing as we had a 50m half/60m single combo I wouldn't have noticed too much!
Fantastic area. Print out tops ahead of time from pataclimb.com or buy the guide in town/in the refugio - I'd definitely recommend printing out the photo topos too though as some of the line drawings are super confusing. Photos aren't in the guidebook.
Fantastic area, would go back in a heartbeat. Let me know if you want route recommendations (on the easier end of things)
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