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Chockstone Forum - General Discussion

General Climbing Discussion

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The Crag

Nick Kaz
13/10/2004
3:43:10 PM
A5 Regarding thecrag.com:
>I suspect many climbers don't use computers or access that site so the actual >number of ascents is probably a little higher; especially if one considers that many >would not bother to 'tick' it off on a publicly accessible list somewhere anyway?

Well, I use it and I think itís a great way to keep track of what I have done and see what my mates are up to.

Whilst ranking people may encourage some competitive nature to something that should probably be more a list of personal achievement than a spray tool I cannot deny that I get a sense of satisfaction watching my rankings increase and my pyramid grow.

So who else uses thecrag? Do you like it and why?

mousey
13/10/2004
4:51:22 PM
i use it and while it started out as purely record keeping i find the crag planners pretty cool, as well as the messaging thing- its a great way to find partners or reunite with lost gear etc.
i also kinda like thedistance climbed thing, my goal became to climb over 1km within a year of starting climbing (im at 1200m or so with a couple weeks to go), and i probably did way more becauseof repeat ascents/redpoint attempts etc, but little things like that are good motivation
the photos section is pretty cool as well

climbau
13/10/2004
5:12:13 PM
i used to use the 8a website. I found that the competion kept me striving to do my best just to one-up mates (all in good fun of course).

vwills
13/10/2004
5:30:02 PM
Its a great way to keep a record, and especially to declare new routes. The comparative scores etc don't mean anything because of bias in the people who choose to use the site (time, geography, computer access, age etc) but its interesting to check what your mates,or enemies :), who do use the site are up to sometimes....

phil_nev
13/10/2004
5:38:42 PM
Im a user, it's a great way to keep track of your ticks and what your mates have been up to when they were away on the weekend. You can alos check out what people think of certain routes/areas that you may like to check out....

alrob
13/10/2004
5:56:53 PM
On 13/10/2004 phil_nev wrote:
>You can alos chec kout what people think of certain routes/areas that you may like to >check out....

yeah. all i look for are the comments about the crux being reachy, and its on my tick list for sure!!! :P
James
13/10/2004
10:15:30 PM
not many of you hardcore the-crag-dot-com people have noted your bluestone super crag ticks...

rodw
14/10/2004
9:15:21 AM
Yeah I use it, also like to see what other people think of the climbs I put up, nice to see soemone else do them rather than disappear into oblivion.

Pei
14/10/2004
5:07:24 PM
On 13/10/2004 Nick Kaz wrote:
>So who else uses thecrag? Do you like it and why?

Yep I use it. I like to keep a record of the climbs I've done, when I did them and write down anything interesting about the climb or what I thought of it. I didn't really realise there was a ranking system so don't really think of it as a competitive thing... I also like reading people's comments on climbs that I'd like to do and at the photos. Its a great little resource!

GG
15/10/2004
8:56:22 AM
Awesome Site......Find it is a great way to keep a record of Onsight/Redpoint/Dog etc

Hawkman
15/10/2004
9:12:45 AM
i love the crag.com. i enjoy the numbers side of it.

i also find it a good motivator to clean up dogs and get back to places to finish off routes that otherwise may be forgotten.
Pommy
15/10/2004
10:24:29 AM
Since there are discussions on Chockstone at the moment about thecrag.com and French/Australian grading conversions, does anyone else think that thecrag.com French grades are a bit harsh around the mid twenties?
Would it be worth knocking the French grades up a bit so 7a = 24 and 7c = 27, which seem to be reasonably accepted benchmarks.

Maybe Neil and the Euro trip gang might have a bit to say on this.

Cheers

Pommy

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