Wastral Posted July 28, 2011 Share Posted July 28, 2011 (edited) I know this is the internet so that automatically means that no one can read intelligently, but I posted what I thought in the first BLEEPING LINE. It says, for those who can't read, which seems to be all three of you yoho's, sorry, maybe just Matt, "up to Class 4". Anyone with an ounce of reading acquity knows this means CLASS 3. Class 3 definition is, you fall you survive, whereas Class 4 is you fall you die. You can have low 5th moves on class 3. Like climbing to the notch on the tooth, not the climb itself. Most newbies think Class 3 is around 5. They also think a 45 degree slope is more like 70 or nearly a cliff. I have run into very few newbies who ever overestimated themselves on any real class 3 terrain. Those who did overestimate themselves it didn't matter what you said, they were going Hell or high water. The OP, here is getting a guide for Sahale... Says where his confidence level is, a bit lower than 'normal.' Sorry, for tone, but common, a little reading comprehension, jimminy crickets guys. PS. Class 3/4 is where most rockfall accidents happen as well. Almost killed my brother going over Himmelhorn-Ottohorn col in class 3 territory. Class 5 rockfall is generally small rocks, that most certainly hurt, but won't kill if you wear a helmet. PPS. Any solo climber who doesn't take emergency rappel chord/rope is brain dead. Like 6mm line. Not ok to climb on, but ok to rappel GENTLY on. Edited July 28, 2011 by Wastral Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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