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Im trying to break into the 5.11 range I was wondering if anyone had any good ideas? matthewWallace
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The 1st pitch to Tropicana is a fun, and very readable 11a. Any of the 11s at 5.8 crag are safe and fun(except Sky Pilot, which, depending on your comfort level, may require a a couple pieces of gear), and the extension to Waimea is fun, though short. Chris Duca
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matthewWallace wrote:
Im trying to break into the 5.11 range I was wondering if anyone had any good ideas?


This probably depends on your strengths.

Are you better at boulder problems, or endurance?
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I suggest All the Way-A it is an extension of Waimea and is worthwhile, and not a hard 5.11a

Also, I suggest the most frequent 1st 5.11 in all of Rumney: Three Easy Pieces it was my first, my wife's first and many others' firsts.

Additionally, you could take a look at Man With a Hueco in His Tights it is easy at 5.11b if you have bouldering strength and it is easy to work with a stick clip.
Ladd
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Dec 15, 2008
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Hey thanks for the help, I feel i have more bouldering strength than endurance, but thats what I want to work on through the winter. I was think Three Easy Pieces because its short, and i will probably go for that and i will certainly check out Man With a Heuco in his Thighs...

Anymore ideas are welcome thanks for the help.
matthewWallace
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