lurking fear


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hannes · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Oct 2015 · Points: 0

hey guys
iam hannes from austria i want to climb lurking fear next year and have a short question
what do you recommend for sleeping: a lightweight hammock or a portalege
i want to go very light

Cameron Saul · · San Francisco · Joined Sep 2015 · Points: 0

Hannes,

You may be able to sleep on rock ledges, depending on how fast you climb. I think most parties bring a portaledge. There's a small ledge you can swing over to at around pitch 10 or 11, I think. There's also an amazing ledge on top of pitch 17. The ledge on pitch 10 is not very big, though.

Chris Winter · · Portland, OR · Joined Apr 2008 · Points: 285

We fixed to three and bivy'd on the pitch 10 ledge. Good spot for two people. The cave at 17 is awesome as well. Some of the hauling on the route sucks, so you'll be happy with as little gear as possible.

Twinboas · · Quincy, CA · Joined Apr 2013 · Points: 640

Move fast, no portaledge. Try not to get stuck behind crowds, hammock is a good insurance policy.

hannes · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Oct 2015 · Points: 0

thanks guys for answering
wishes from austria and see you at the wall!!

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