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General Climbing Discussion

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HB, whats he done on GRIT 25-May-2007 At 11:54:34 AM steph
On 25/05/2007 simey wrote:
> Trad isn't about whether it has bolts or not.
>It is about how you approach the climb. Ground-up is the traditional approach
>to climbing.
>AAHHH! Finally someone comes up with a definition of "sport" and "trad" that makes sense.

On 25/05/2007 dalai wrote:
>So onsighting sport routes is trad climbing then???
>I better go and tick trad climbing on my profile then ;-)

Yeah i'm not so sure i'd agree with that definition either. It's a little broad, i agree with that its how you approach the climb (ground up) but 'traditionally' placing gear as you go is a lot different to clipping pre-placed hangers.

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