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Buffalo easy routes or scrambles for young kids 27-May-2019 At 10:05:07 PM Miguel75
On 27-May-2019 IdratherbeclimbingM9 wrote:
>On 20-May-2019 miguel75 wrote:
>>M9 and I took my kids to some slabs below the Horn. Short, low angled
>>quite fun for them. It was a little bit of a walk in though they both
>>it. From memory they were approx 8 & 5 at the time... The slabs were
>>little below the twin cracks of the Pintle...
>You were there with others (Ben_E & co.), M75; and I just tagged along...
>We were shocked to find the slabs and other climbs in the vicinity, along
>with nearby boulders, freshly bolted, either unnecessarily and/or retrospectively.
>For the information of others, the slabs that M75 refers to are short
>walk-ups* with bolted belays at the top(!); but would work okay for kids
>to learn technique and rope-handling on, especially with one adult belaying
>and another accompanying the novice / learner on the routes.
>(*From old memory, less than half a rope-length, about Gd 5 or 6, and
>bewilderingly have a couple of bolts enroute!).

Haha, Id forgotten Ben and Jon were there. It was a fun day and my kids still remember you taking them climbing;) Evidently I dont do much;)

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