/ Punter Drytool training at White Goods
I'm a bit of a weak punter and only have experience of ice and mixed up to grade 5 Scottish.
Would I get anywhere at Whitegoods or LLanberis quarries or is this likely to be beyond mortals?
I'd be using a pair of x-monsters and G14 or maybe my CM super12s.
Is it worth a try or will I just get laughed at!
Shall I wait untill I get some better tools?
There's some easy routes there aswell, I went with G14s and dmm rebels, I've only climbed up to grade 4 but at the time I had only done about 3.
You'll probably be fine. Give it a try no-one's going to laugh, more likely they'll either be at the same level or offer to give you beta if they're more experienced. If you learn how to advance the rope using a clipstick (whilst clipped into a bolt) you'll be able to set up top ropes, which is the quickest way to progress at any style of climbing. Be careful with any loose rock, it isn't a climbing wall.
Clipstick a good idea as said above. You'll find stuff to do, plenty of 5s & 6s. Don't Tumble is great.
This weekend though, it's gonna be time for the real stuff!
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