Forum

Scouting routes

Colorado 13er peak questions, condition requests and other info. 13er Trip Reports, Condition Reports
User avatar
Posts: 507
Joined: Mon Apr 28, 2008 3:10 pm

Scouting routes

Postby dubsho3000 » Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:14 am

Do you ever scout routes before you attempt them? Im planning on doing some scouting in the gore range tomorrow - looking for quality of the rock, traverse obstacles and good camping. What do you look for when scouting? Or is scouting for mega wimps?

User avatar
Posts: 2047
Joined: Wed Jun 15, 2005 3:39 pm
Location: Edwards (Singletree), CO

Re: Scouting routes

Postby gdthomas » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:27 am

I ran into a guide on Pacific/Atlantic a couple of weeks ago. He was scouting a route for clients to see if it was within their comfort zone. So I guess the answer is, yes it's for wimps.

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests