How many hours do you spend on each climb?

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How many hours do you spend on each climb?

Postby Shine_Spirit » Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:42 am

Obviously, the amount of hours will depend on the challenge being beaten (which may or may not be something easy, it all depends on a personal choice). You have to take into account the location, the temperature and other adverse factors that may appear along the way (which can be called a fact of risk).

However, in general, I usually take between 2 to 3 hours on each climb. I'm not in a hurry, and I always try to appreciate what's around me.
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Re: How many hours do you spend on each climb?

Postby woodstock » Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:41 am

Shine_Spirit wrote:Obviously, the amount of hours will depend on the challenge being beaten (which may or may not be something easy, it all depends on a personal choice). You have to take into account the location, the temperature and other adverse factors that may appear along the way (which can be called a fact of risk).

However, in general, I usually take between 2 to 3 hours on each climb. I'm not in a hurry, and I always try to appreciate what's around me.


Are you really talking about each climb with no break, no landing rest in between? omg you're really a pro! for myself I can't spend that long there my arms are just getting too sour... the break like a few minutes on the rock just can't help me to reclaim the energy and kick off another climb

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Re: How many hours do you spend on each climb?

Postby Shine_Spirit » Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:21 pm

woodstock wrote:
Shine_Spirit wrote:Obviously, the amount of hours will depend on the challenge being beaten (which may or may not be something easy, it all depends on a personal choice). You have to take into account the location, the temperature and other adverse factors that may appear along the way (which can be called a fact of risk).

However, in general, I usually take between 2 to 3 hours on each climb. I'm not in a hurry, and I always try to appreciate what's around me.


Are you really talking about each climb with no break, no landing rest in between? omg you're really a pro! for myself I can't spend that long there my arms are just getting too sour... the break like a few minutes on the rock just can't help me to reclaim the energy and kick off another climb


Well, I'm very good at climbing, but not to the point of staying all this time without resting or enojy the scenery. You must always rest a little (if you want to stay alive, of course :lol: ).

I really can climb for a long time without rest (I can only do this because I've been climbing for many years), but I never stopped to think or much less mark the time that I can be without rest. Maybe I'll do it next time. 8-)
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Re: How many hours do you spend on each climb?

Postby Decentlady » Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:16 pm

This totally depends on the type of the moutanin and the terrain that you are climbing. Like on volcanic mountain where there is mostly walking in meandering fashion I could walk 8 hours straight.

For a rocky climb that would be impossible with a break needed say after every 20 minutes or so depending on the difficulty.

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Re: How many hours do you spend on each climb?

Postby Ray1 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:12 pm

I have spent hours and days walking and climbing (and coming down) hills and mountains. I come from the Himalayan area back in my country so it's one of my most favorites of hobbies. I have walked in different parts of Himalayas right from Laddakh to Pir Panjal range and also Shivalik range in Uttarakhand and Himachal. Now we are planning to visit Snowy Mountains about 450 km away from Sydney which is a great tourist destination during Australian summers.

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Re: How many hours do you spend on each climb?

Postby pwarbi » Thu Mar 02, 2017 4:52 am

Appreciating your surroundings on a climb, for me is what it's all about like others have already said, and that's why I don't tend to put any kind of time limit on my walks and climbs. Sometimes if we are doing a certain amount of climbs for charity or as a competition then it's different, but if you are just doing them for fun then you really should just take your time and enjoy it.

The more experienced climbers amongst us will know relatively how hard we can push ourselves, so if time IS an issue then we can limit the distances we cover, but I wouldn't necessarily go out and try and cram in a certain amount of kilometers in a certain time-frame unless I really had to, as that would take all the enjoyment out of it for me.

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Re: How many hours do you spend on each climb?

Postby tony » Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:21 am

I did a lot climbing challenges many years ago. Then me and my peers we can go six hours of the day climbing hills and mountains. Some of the hills we climbed then had some very tough terrain and were of clayey soil which made them go slippery whenever it was rain. It became an activity that we became fond of, would go climbing at least three times a week especially during the holidays


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