Point Ex­am­ples

Climbing - - CLINICS GUIDE'S TIP -

Now con­sider the fol­low­ing spe­cific ex­am­ples of pieces/ an­chor op­tions:

12 POINTS: A large—at least desk-sized—sta­ble, boul­der 12 POINTS: A large, liv­ing tree with a solid root base and a trunk that is at least 18 inches in di­am­e­ter 6 POINTS: A solid, wellplaced bolt

4 POINTS: A large (1” or more) cam in re­li­able rock

4 POINTS: A large nut (Stopper size 8 or greater) in re­li­able rock

3 POINTS: A small (1” or less) cam in re­li­able rock

3 POINTS: A medium nut (Stopper 4–7) in re­li­able rock 3 POINTS: A mi­cro-cam (. 3 or smaller) in re­li­able rock 1– 2 POINTS: Small nuts (Stopper 1–3); score con­tin­gent on nut size and rock qual­ity

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