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lukedunk


Mar 1, 2010, 1:23 PM
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Climbing Portrero Chico in early June?  (North_America: Mexico: Nuevo_Le_n: El_Potrero_Chico)
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Has anyone ever been in late May / early June? Is it too hot and miserable to climb?


potreroed


Mar 1, 2010, 2:56 PM
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Hot here does not mean miserable. The temps do not (normally) get extreme and the way the walls are oriented there is always shade somewhere. Bring a partner, though, 'cuz you will probably be the only ones here.


samroberts


Jan 22, 2011, 9:42 PM
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Hey Ed,

What about mid-may for multi-pitch?

My mother-in-law will be in town to visit, which makes it the ideal time for me to go on vacation. Going earlier involves serious negotiation for baby-sitting.

I've been down there before, and given the many canyons, I'm sure its always possible to find shade for single-pitch, but if I can't do the classic multi-pitches, like black cat bone and space boyz, it will be a dismal trip for us.

Should I just do whatever it takes to come a few months earlier if multi-pitch is our goal?

Thanks,
Sam


potreroed


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Mid-May is fine for multi-pitch. Snott Girlz, Pancho Villa Rides Again, Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Estrellita, Super Nova and lots of good 3 pitch routes will be in the shade all morning. By early afternoon you'll be good to go on the long routes on the
Jungle Wall--you can climb until dark and bring headlamps for the descent. Do bring a partner, though, 'cuz there prolly wont be too many other climbers here then.


USnavy


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I will likely be there in June, I guess we will find out.


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