Heading out to El Chorro next week. Looking to do first Multipitch and 'Three Sixty' seems like a good place to start.
Looking for any advice on the route, such as the 30m abseil. Is it actually 30m i.e can be done on a single 60m rope or is this info in the guidebook incorrect? Also does anybody have any info on the length of the pitches? The guidebook doesn't give info on pitch length.
Looking for specific info as was planning on taking just a 60m rope. But it's not too late to get a longer one if the consensus is I would be a fool not too.
I'd recommend Lluvia del asteroides (5c) but that's another route where the guide states that a 70m rope is required for the abseil. I find that curious, because I had a 70, abbed to the bottom, then unnecessarily abbed through a spiky bush, then continued lowering a few metres down the scree as well. Could have stopped and walked off at least 5m higher, but let's see what the UKC hive mind has to say about that, wouldn't want anyone to get stranded up there!
Our Friday Night Video this week features Jenny Fisher and Kat Whipple in Liming, China. Both were drawn to each other by a mutual love of crack climbing and head to China with the aim of putting up new routes. The area has an abundance of dark red...