South of France vacation, gear info needed


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Luc-514 · · Montreal, Quebec · Joined Nov 2006 · Points: 8,953

Ok, I'm taking off to visit family and go climbing in the south-west of France around Montpellier.
Hérault area has dozens of cliffs, lots of Sport but also a lot of adventure climbs.
I'm leading comfortably 5.8 trad, probably up to 5c over there (6a sport).
I'm thinking of bringing/buying there:
9.2mm x 70m rope
10 draws
5 alpine draws
1 double runner
cordelette
X4 #0.2 to #0.75
C4 #1 to #3
C3 #00 to #2
DMM Offsets or Wallnuts? what's more useful?
Tricams Black to Brown?

What do you guys think? I'm weight/space limited for this trip.

Thanks in advance!

kenr · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Oct 2010 · Points: 10,634

If you're bringing Trad gear because you think you're going to lead Multi-pitch, be warned that rappeling off most French (and European) routes requires at least 50-meter rappels, so need two ropes for that.

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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