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namoclimber


Dec 21, 2012, 12:05 PM
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Climbing Log Book.
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I was thinking of maybe starting a climbing log book much the same as say a diving log book for scuba diving.
Anyone tried or do this already.
I am also thinking of making it fairly detailed explaining crux moves sequence maybe secret beta.

Good idea bad idea.
will mostly likely be used for bouldering and sport climbing.

what do you guys think?

Almost like a climbing journal.


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If you are going to do this consistently, great idea. You can make it more of a log, to track your progress over time, or more like a journal.

After a while, things all blend together, and it is hard to recall exactly when did you climb something, what did you think of it at the time you first climbed it, etc. Sometimes it is cool to look back and compare your perception of something then, and now.

A friend of mine has been climbing for ~15 years, and has been keeping climbing journal the entire time. Sometimes just recording date, who he was climbing with, and which routes, and sometimes writing a bit more, depending on mood/time. It was really cool to look though the notes from years back.


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I've been keeping a diary since 1985 on a computer using a database--currently, MS Access. On the computer, it makes searching for things done a long time ago, a lot easier than a hardcopy diary.

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Some people use on-line sites for that sort of logging -- here, 8a.nu, thecrag.com, etc.


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Like mine?

http://www.amazon.com/...ds=Climbing+Vertasia


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I published a Climber's Log Book back in "69. It was way ahead of it's time--there were about 20 active climbers in Boulder at the time.

I used it myself for a while and still have several books full of notes on routes I climbed and it's definitely fun to go back and read them every now and then.

I think the way to do it now is with a climbing blog.


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