Climbing is my primary activity for exercise. I climb 2-3 times a week for 1.5-2 hours each session.
Currently I climb top rope and auto belay at around a 5.11+ grade.
- beta - tips or additional information about a route or problem that you didn't figure out on your own.
- volume - a big, often triangular, structure that's bolted onto an indoor wall. They're often used to create bump outs from the wall to increase the challenge of a route or problem
Lead - Sport
Lead - Traditional (Trad)
There are four ways to successfully finish a climb that I hear used:
- Red Point
Onsight is a successful first ascent without any beta. You can only onsight a route or problem once.
Flashing a route or problem is a successful first attempt with some beta. You can only flash a route or problem once.
A Red Point climb is a successful ascent after one or more attempts without falling or resting. You can red point a route or problem multiple times.
A Go is when the climber climbs to the top with one or more rests or falls. You can go a route or problem multiple times.