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by hans
Fri Jun 19, 2009 4:11 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Climbing ethics
Replies: 20
Views: 5176

I did talk to his belayer. I don't remember what I said, but it was something along the line that we were just going up to the better belay spot, was that ok.
by hans
Fri Jun 19, 2009 3:20 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Climbing ethics
Replies: 20
Views: 5176

Climbing ethics

I’m wondering what people think of this. Last weekend my friend and I climbed Angels Crest. Knowing it was a weekend, and a popular route, we assumed that it would be busy. Getting up ridiculously early is not really my thing, so instead we slept in and left at noon. We were hoping that everyone, or...
by hans
Thu May 14, 2009 3:34 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Skaha sleeping
Replies: 14
Views: 3529

Highway 3 through Manning Park/Princeton is faster
by hans
Mon May 11, 2009 4:31 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Skaha sleeping
Replies: 14
Views: 3529

To be honest, I don't think there is much in the way of decent, let alone good, camping anywhere near Skaha. The private campgrounds are awful, and expensive. The last couple of times I've gone there I've stayed at Okanagan Provincial Park, which is about midway between Peachland and Summerland. It'...
by hans
Mon Apr 27, 2009 5:25 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Mank Patrol
Replies: 105
Views: 107853

The bolts on Supervalue are quite rusty.

Also, the 4th bolt (the last one) is not in the best spot. It's hard to clip from the stance if you are short, and it causes rope drag because it's too far to the right. It would be better about 2 or 3 feet left of where it is now.
by hans
Fri Apr 17, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Camping at Stawamus. Chief questions
Replies: 11
Views: 3588

If you can climb 5.12 sport and boulder v6/7, then don't bother with UE. It's really quite easy, and not that great of climbing. Angels Crest isn't much harder, and is a much better route IMO. The Grand Wall is outstanding at 11a, and is definitely not a sandbag. It's strenuous, but otherwise not di...