/ Height and weight
Thanks in advance
A high body mass will at some point hinder your grade in absolute terms but in relative terms it doesn't make a difference - the routes will be no less enjoyable
You are heavy.
I think you would be able to climb steeper routes more easily if there was less of you.
Try doing pull ups with three stones of sand on your back.
16.4 @6 2 not a worry at all
Less weight is better.
I'm 6'4" and 14.5 stone, Am currently attempting to get back down to 13 stone, I was climbing much harder back then!
> A high body mass will at some point hinder your grade in absolute terms but in relative terms it doesn't make a difference - the routes will be no less enjoyable
An excellent point!
being that heavy will make it harder for you for climbing, running, cycling etc, even if its all muscle ;)
Im 5'11 11.65st and could still do with dropping a few more pounds to get to my optimal weight
You recognise that your shape might be against you, but it will only matter for grades you can't climb. So don't worry about it, just get out there and climb anything you can get up. Climbing is good for you, just do it regularly.
I wouldnt worry, I'm 6'4 and nearly 17 stone and still have fun climbing. Just enjoy it!
Well it looks like I have nothing to worry about, thanks all.
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