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Best WInter Trad climbing areas/ towns

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grant N · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Sep 2011 · Points: 3

So I am in school for physical therapy and am trying to set up internship sites. I am debating between going somewhere where I can be near ice climbing or trad climbing

I know Jtree is climbable in the winter. I was wondering if people could tell me places that are good for winter trad climbing (not bouldering). 

I would like to know what is out there

Jon Frisby · · Brooklyn, NY · Joined Feb 2013 · Points: 100

Chattanooga - T Wall is in season at that time

Ted Pinson · · Chicago, IL · Joined Jul 2014 · Points: 190

Austin, TX - ERock is great in the winter.

Mike Womack · · Los Angeles, CA · Joined Mar 2014 · Points: 1,658

Red rocks, NV. Most of SoCal climbing

Paul Zander · · Bern, CH · Joined Oct 2012 · Points: 706

Tucson has a quite a bit of trad climbing around with good temps in the winter

John Wilder · · Las Vegas, NV · Joined Feb 2004 · Points: 1,530

Most of the Southwest is in season in the winter for trad climbing.

If you're looking to be in a city of decent size with internship opportunities-

Las Vegas (Red Rock)

Tucson (Cochise)

Chattanooga (T-Wall)

Most other places are either rural if they're big destinations or if they're close to a big city, they're not necessarily destinations for the average climber. 

grant N · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Sep 2011 · Points: 3


stolo · · Shelby, NC · Joined Sep 2016 · Points: 120

North Carolina

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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