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saltamonte


Oct 10, 2005, 8:46 AM
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suggestions for Potrero chico <5.10  (North_America: Mexico: Nuevo_Le_n: El_Potrero_Chico)
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I am planning to take a trip to potrero chico soon and l wanted to find to the tallest, funnest climbs possiblle with a crux of 5.10 or below. there are so many routes in the data base is almost too much (but not quite) none the less i thought perhaps i could call upon the experience of you all to send me to the right climbs


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Estrellita 12 pitches 5.10b
Super Nova 8 pitches 5.10d
Space Boyz 11 pitches 5.10d
Yankee Clipper 14 pitches 5.10b (Pitch 15 is 5.12c)
Black Cat Bone 9 pitches 5.10d
Snott Girlz 9 pitches 5.10d
Treasure of the Sierra Madre 7 pitches 5.10c
Pancho Villa Rides Again 5 pitches 5.10c
Will the Wolf Survive 4 pitches 5.10a
Jungle Fever 6 pitches 5.10a


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Estrellita... Man I want to get on that!!
He asked for routes under 5.10 though.
Multilargos o sólo de 1 largo?


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reno moved this thread from Injuries & Accidents to International.


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better yet, within the last year, have any new LONG routes gone up? or are in the process of going up? stuff like Time Wave Zero or Yankee Clipper?

gonna head down after New years and would love to get on something like TWO again


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Nothing quite as big as the Timewave but in the last year there are a few new 6 pitch routes, Dope Ninja, Pancho Villa Rides Again and Jungle Fever. I'm currently working on Voodoo Trance which looks like it will go around 9 pitches. Stay tuned...


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Estrellita... Man I want to get on that!!
He asked for routes under 5.10 though.
Multilargos o sólo de 1 largo?

Multilargos I want i can do one pitch climbs anywhere I want to get as high off the ground as possible. while keeping below 5.10


saltamonte


Oct 21, 2005, 7:07 AM
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I was thinking of showing up on either tuesday or wednessday of next week (october 25 or 26th 2005) i was curious if we are likely to have to wait for the climbs that were recomended such as Estrellita, treasure of the sierra madre, or jungle fever and how long is a typical wait. also, what time would we need to arrive to have a reasonable chance of being first?
i have no idea what sort of traffic to expect mid week


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There are only about a dozen climbers here at this time so you will not have any trouble getting on one of the routes you are interested in.


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If you're climbing solid 5.10 at most crags - than you can probably climb up to 5.11b pretty easily at Potrero. It depends on the specific climbs of course, but overall it's pretty soft with LOTS of bolts. BTW this is not me complaining, i love it there. Just commenting.


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Buy a guide book from Tammi or Magic Ed. There are alot of long easy climbs. Cheers


saltamonte


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we chose space boyz and we loved it. thanks everyone for your tips. my favorite pitch was the 6th (hardest) so maybe i will take on harder stuff next time WOW is that a great place.

here we are at the top of the 5th pitch
http://www.rockclimbing.com/...p.cgi?Detailed=63843


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Has anyone driven to the border and parked their car and walked across the border to catch a mexican bus to Hidalgo?

Is there a direct from NL to Hidalgo?
Price?

or is it worth it to drive your own car?


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Has anyone driven to the border and parked their car and walked across the border to catch a mexican bus to Hidalgo?

Is there a direct from NL to Hidalgo?
Price?

or is it worth it to drive your own car?


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Has anyone driven to the border and parked their car and walked across the border to catch a mexican bus to Hidalgo?

Is there a direct from NL to Hidalgo?
Price?

or is it worth it to drive your own car?


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Has anyone driven to the border and parked their car and walked across the border to catch a mexican bus to Hidalgo?

Is there a direct from NL to Hidalgo?
Price?

or is it worth it to drive your own car?


chuffinator


Dec 8, 2005, 9:17 AM
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Hey,

For $20.00 you can take the bus from Laredo Texas to Monterrey and then for $2.00 take the Mina bus line to Hidalgo. PM me if you need more info.
Cheers


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