/ Whats the difference between a route and a boulder problem
when you take a beanie off and put a harness on?
That lot should keep you going. :)
If you manage to distill a definitive answer/formula from that lot then please let me know. :)
I've provided the answer.
That is true.
Live and let live eh.
Get a pad and try the route problem, falling off near the top. If you sprain your ankle, it's a boulder problem, if you break your ankle it's a micro-route, and if you break your leg/s/back/arms/pelvis etc it's a route.
I only solo anyway so I try not to think rapid descents of any kind mats or otherwise
And I suppose if there is no trace left of you at all its Deep water soloing! Oh no so what is that then???? with the tide in or with the tide out Ahhhhhhhhh.
Can't take it any more I'm simply off climbing end of...............
Definition is in the eye of the beholder. The rock dosn't change.
Someone with pads, chalk bucket and toothbrush will see a boulder problem.
Someone else with a harness and rack and aversion to ground falls will see a route.
Someone else with confidence and a beer towel will see a nice little solo.
Someone else will see aggregates.
I see a Peacock on a Space Hopper.
It's been said that bouldering is climbing with less chance of death but greater chance of injury.
yes but what do you grade it in a guidebook?
If in doubt, give it a Lead Grade, people can Translate the tech Grade to V or font grading if they want to Approach it as a Highball boulder Problem?
A la the Prince at Avon gorge
...and I thought mushroom season was over! ;-)
Yep, thats exactly what i have been doing. :)
When does, "it's just an approach" or "it's just a down-climb" or "it's just scrambling" become free-soloing?
When it's harder than Diff.
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