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Location: North America > Canada > British Columbia > Fraser Valley Area > Yak Peak > Yak Check (5.9)
By: bearbreeder When: Aug 1, 2015

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Comments: For the gear extra in the the off fingers to hand sizes is probably the most critical

The "cave" traversing pitch needs an extra hand size or two to protect well for the second

Tricams work quite well as quite a few of the placements are pods that are somewhat uneven and some of the placements with cams are a bit suspect behind flakes

I would be fine personally with a single rack from blue metolius to big blue camalot, a set of tricams from black to blue, and a set of the smaller nuts

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Location: North America > Canada > British Columbia > Squamish > The Chief > ... > Mercy Street (5.10b)
By: bearbreeder When: Jul 24, 2015

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Comments: One of the best 10- in squish and a testpiece for the grade

Doubles from fingers to big blue camalot ... An extra big yellow or blue camalot useful depending on which finish you take ... Also eats small-mid sized nuts like a famished squirrel

Two ropes to rappel


Location: Forums > Climbing Gear Discussion > Anything wrong with this PA... > Post > Photo
By: bearbreeder When: Sep 22, 2014

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Comments: edelrid merlin 8mm dynamic half rope

any 8mm+ rated half rope should be fine ... the thicker the more abrasion resistant

you can tape t or use some kind of clear shrink to cover the knots, which is where most of the abrasion occurs ... just inspect it every now and then


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