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climbing buddy

Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 2:57 pm
by Waelan
Hi, I'm looking for climbing buddies as my regular buddy will be away for a while. Usually goes to CA or Onsight around 7pm on the weekdays, I'm up for other places during weekend. Anyone interested, please let me know (n_badz@yahoo.com). Thanks! :)

Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 4:17 pm
by zawisza
I have just started climbing again after a 7 months break. Am planning to go to Onsight about twice a week from now on, to get back to form.

I mostly do bouldering, i find it more fun. But have done lead also.

What grades do you climb?

Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 5:27 pm
by Waelan
Few details about me, am F around 47kgs and has been climbing on and off for almost a year. Usually I do top rope (6a-6b), recently start bouldering but just as a beginner level, I'm not sure for the grade but I did the orange tape routes.
No experience for lead climb yet.

Posted: Wed, 04 Apr 2012 5:58 pm
by zawisza
What grading system is that?
I am afraid I don't know what they use here in Singapore for top rope.
6a-6b, that looks like either British technical or French.

I am about 74Kgs so a little bit heavier i am afraid. and Male.

I used to climb around 6a (British tech) or 6c+ (French)
or bouldering: V3/4 or 6a+ (font)

But it appears i have dropped 2-3 grades since i stopped.

It will be an uphill battle i think.

Posted: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 1:02 am
by andreawhoo
hey i'm interested in doing any sports right now actually so i'll take a shot at this. are beginners allowed? i'm 24 f and just came here so i'm looking for a lot of activities.

Posted: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 1:39 pm
by Waelan
Am not really sure bout the grading system, but I think here in Singapore they use the French one, as the grade also come with + sign. How long have you been climbing?

I climbs also with the guys, so I'm used belaying someone who's "a little bit heavier" than me ;). Worse come worst, I can use the sandbag to keep me stay in the ground.

I think once you start climbing regular like twice a week, you'll be back soon to your previous grade.

Let me know if you interested to climb next week, I'll be away for this weekend.
zawisza wrote:What grading system is that?
I am afraid I don't know what they use here in Singapore for top rope.
6a-6b, that looks like either British technical or French.

I am about 74Kgs so a little bit heavier i am afraid. and Male.

I used to climb around 6a (British tech) or 6c+ (French)
or bouldering: V3/4 or 6a+ (font)

But it appears i have dropped 2-3 grades since i stopped.

It will be an uphill battle i think.

Posted: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 1:57 pm
by Waelan
Hi Andrea,

Please feel free to join, I'm still consider my self as a beginner as well.
Do come and have a good time playing around with the wall.

Bellow are the links of the climbing gym for you to refer,
http://climb-asia.com/content/view/12/35/ or
http://onsight.com.sg/gym/prices/
andreawhoo wrote:hey i'm interested in doing any sports right now actually so i'll take a shot at this. are beginners allowed? i'm 24 f and just came here so i'm looking for a lot of activities.

Posted: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 2:56 pm
by andreawhoo
Waelan wrote:Hi Andrea,

Please feel free to join, I'm still consider my self as a beginner as well.
Do come and have a good time playing around with the wall.

Bellow are the links of the climbing gym for you to refer,
http://climb-asia.com/content/view/12/35/ or
http://onsight.com.sg/gym/prices/
andreawhoo wrote:hey i'm interested in doing any sports right now actually so i'll take a shot at this. are beginners allowed? i'm 24 f and just came here so i'm looking for a lot of activities.
cool. when do you usually go? :)

do you have a recommendation between the two climbing gyms? :)

Posted: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 10:53 pm
by sherrydee
Hello !

can I join in as well ? I used to climb at CA but stopped because I had a back injury a year ago. Am wanting to climb again but no belayer. :(

FYI, I'm F, 45Kg. (:


drop me a pm or mail


Cheers!
Sherry

Posted: Fri, 06 Apr 2012 10:10 am
by Waelan
I usually goes either Wednesday/Thursday around 7pm and another one in Sunday noon or afternoon.

CA (Climb Asia) is in Tessensohn Road, near to Farrer Park MRT
Onsight is in Guilemard Road.
Which one is more suitable for you to go?

andreawhoo wrote:
Waelan wrote:Hi Andrea,

Please feel free to join, I'm still consider my self as a beginner as well.
Do come and have a good time playing around with the wall.

Bellow are the links of the climbing gym for you to refer,
http://climb-asia.com/content/view/12/35/ or
http://onsight.com.sg/gym/prices/
andreawhoo wrote:hey i'm interested in doing any sports right now actually so i'll take a shot at this. are beginners allowed? i'm 24 f and just came here so i'm looking for a lot of activities.
cool. when do you usually go? :)

do you have a recommendation between the two climbing gyms? :)

Posted: Fri, 06 Apr 2012 10:21 am
by Waelan
Hi Sherry,

Do join please :)
I'm planning to climb next week either Wed or Thursday around 7pm.
Let me know whether your free to join.

sherrydee wrote:Hello !

can I join in as well ? I used to climb at CA but stopped because I had a back injury a year ago. Am wanting to climb again but no belayer. :(

FYI, I'm F, 45Kg. (:


drop me a pm or mail, sherrydee.darla@hotmail.com


Cheers!
Sherry

Posted: Sat, 07 Apr 2012 6:09 pm
by zawisza
Waelan wrote:Am not really sure bout the grading system, but I think here in Singapore they use the French one, as the grade also come with + sign. How long have you been climbing?

I climbs also with the guys, so I'm used belaying someone who's "a little bit heavier" than me ;). Worse come worst, I can use the sandbag to keep me stay in the ground.

I think once you start climbing regular like twice a week, you'll be back soon to your previous grade.

Let me know if you interested to climb next week, I'll be away for this weekend.
I checked it is indeed French grading.
I can make it to the gym on Thursday.
I will email you.

Posted: Sun, 08 Apr 2012 1:33 am
by sherrydee
Waelan wrote:Hi Sherry,

Do join please :)
I'm planning to climb next week either Wed or Thursday around 7pm.
Let me know whether your free to join.

sherrydee wrote:Hello !

can I join in as well ? I used to climb at CA but stopped because I had a back injury a year ago. Am wanting to climb again but no belayer. :(

FYI, I'm F, 45Kg. (:


drop me a pm or mail


Cheers!
Sherry


Ok ! cool ! Which gym will you be going to this Thursday ?

Posted: Sun, 08 Apr 2012 9:24 pm
by Waelan
Sure, looking forward for it
zawisza wrote:
Waelan wrote:Am not really sure bout the grading system, but I think here in Singapore they use the French one, as the grade also come with + sign. How long have you been climbing?

I climbs also with the guys, so I'm used belaying someone who's "a little bit heavier" than me ;). Worse come worst, I can use the sandbag to keep me stay in the ground.

I think once you start climbing regular like twice a week, you'll be back soon to your previous grade.

Let me know if you interested to climb next week, I'll be away for this weekend.
I checked it is indeed French grading.
I can make it to the gym on Thursday.
I will email you.

Posted: Sun, 08 Apr 2012 9:25 pm
by Waelan
Will update you once the time and place confirmed
sherrydee wrote:
Waelan wrote:Hi Sherry,

Do join please :)
I'm planning to climb next week either Wed or Thursday around 7pm.
Let me know whether your free to join.

sherrydee wrote:Hello !

can I join in as well ? I used to climb at CA but stopped because I had a back injury a year ago. Am wanting to climb again but no belayer. :(

FYI, I'm F, 45Kg. (:


drop me a pm or mail, sherrydee.darla@hotmail.com


Cheers!
Sherry


Ok ! cool ! Which gym will you be going to this Thursday ?