Has anyone done a El Potrero Chico trip?
I've been there, it's lovely.
Have you done sport multi-pitch extensively? Assuming you haven't, here's my beta.
DON'T go with an odd number of people, it blows. Somebody is going to miss out on some money climbing.
Falling rock is more common than any non-trad crag I've been to. I saw a bunch of bowling-ball sized stuff hit and heard a refrig-sized piece one day.
I went to town twice--got picked up once, walked the other time. It's not a bad thing to do on a rest day.
If you are not on-sighting 5.10 sport climbs outside, or do not have a partner willing to do this, don't go. Most of the awesome stuff requires you to be comfortable in the ten range.
My partner and I are debating going back this spring, or maybe spain, or kalymnos. Too many places to climb
El Potrero Chico is really about the big stuff. Maybe spend a day or two cragging around on some single-pitch, but most of it isn't all that good. Being able to climb 1k+ feet in a day using nothing but quickdraws is pretty special and well worth the trip.
|# ¿ Dec 14, 2012 22:09|
|# ¿ Jun 21, 2021 20:29|
Miura's are a more sensitive shoe with a theoretically greater downturn.
Because they are softer, they tend to lose their downturn pretty quickly.
They fit similarly and suffice for similar climbing. I find the katana's padded tongue to make them a better all-day shoe.
|# ¿ Feb 27, 2013 19:29|