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Always have the stronger partner carry the pack.  Put rocks in it if they're too strong.  Sandra follows the 2nd pitch.
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Karsten Duncan
Jul 6, 2007
Always have the stronger partner carry the pack. Put rocks in it if they're too strong. Sandra follows the 2nd pitch.  
I agree, it's best to each carry a smaller pack. But that means it's also best to put more smaller rocks in your partner's smaller pack when given the chance. Oct 17, 2011
I like that rock trick myself--in fact one time we snuck a bowling ball into a dude's pack before a long approach.

While climbing long routes, however, I believe each climber should carry his own small pack rather than have the second carry a heavier one. Dec 9, 2007
Karsten Duncan
Sacramento, CA
Karsten Duncan   Sacramento, CA
I believe you are correct John. I love the pack for routes here in Red Rocks and beyond. A pretty simple pack with few frills or extra crap. Jul 14, 2007

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