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TRIP REPORT: El Potrero Chico - Multi-pitch Sport Climbing in Mexico

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 UKC Articles 26 Feb 2019
El Portrero Chico'The idea of going to El Potrero Chico, Mexico was agreed on. I got in touch with Peter to say I was going to be in North America between February and March. Wanting sunshine and multi-pitch sport climbing El Portrero kept coming up in discussions. Some people had been several years ago, others were still there with other friends having just come back. With a month left we agreed on the dates and planned to meet in Los Angeles to fly down together to Monterrey.'

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 derryclimbs 26 Feb 2019
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"this trip was my first time leading sport climbing outside of a gym. Climbing outside is nothing like climbing in a gym." he says on pitch 7!!!

big alpine multipitch after only climbing indoors

Grande cajones senor

 yodadave 27 Feb 2019
In reply to derryclimbs:

to be fair I'd say potrero is a reasonable progression from the gym. That pitch is a fair bit more serious than the proceeding 6 pitches from memory. Heal well!

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Great trip report - sage advice!

 climbercool 01 Mar 2019
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nice article! i want to go.


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