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Bouldering => Bouldering Discussion => : brendan May 17, 2012, 12:22:47 PM

: swm with 1 pad & no spotter: seeks problems
: brendan May 17, 2012, 12:22:47 PM
Any suggestions for a summer project? Something close enough to dublin so I can make use of the long summers evenings and get there after work for an hour. Is ok with just 1 pad and without a spotter.

Cheers folks
Bren

: Re: swm with 1 pad & no spotter: seeks problems
: Dave Flanagan May 17, 2012, 12:24:40 PM
Dare I ask what grade range?
: Re: swm with 1 pad & no spotter: seeks problems
: brendan May 17, 2012, 12:46:04 PM
yeah, someones gotta be brave and bring up the G word... it's kinda handy in these circumstances. mmm, let's say 6c/7a area but honestly anything close, good and amenable to the 1 pad no spotter rule is of interest.

: Re: swm with 1 pad & no spotter: seeks problems
: trish fox May 17, 2012, 12:52:12 PM
Loco Total - definitely get your money's worth with the length of it, and no spotters required!!
: Re: swm with 1 pad & no spotter: seeks problems
: Dave Flanagan May 17, 2012, 12:53:30 PM
This is what they are there for.

Have you been to the Scalp there is a good circuit of problems in the 6b range there. Gen Tilley,  Holly Tree Roof (might need two pads), Dark Angle/DA SS, LDF, Casbah.
Or Lough Bray and Away from the number or Rainbow? Check out Cloghogue, which is probably the quickest of the Wicklow areas to get to from Dublin (can be bad for midge though), good few nice things around that grade there.
: Re: swm with 1 pad & no spotter: seeks problems
: brendan May 17, 2012, 09:14:40 PM
loco total is one i can't wait to spend time on. such a great place to head in the evening: tide and traffic permitting.

rainbow is a good one. had a couple of goes on it last year. totally stumped.so that's on the list.

the scalp is ideal. i can be up there in 20 mins and by my lazy standards the walk in is about the right length.

and three rock? need to get up there soon.
 
: Re: swm with 1 pad & no spotter: seeks problems
: Dave Flanagan May 17, 2012, 10:29:32 PM
and three rock? need to get up there soon. 

Three Rock is great but you should be able to do nearly (the line up the middle of the second tor is tricky) all of the lines in the guide in a visit.