How Good A Climber Are You?

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Climbing Quizzes & Trivia

How good a climber are you?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How often do you climb (or train for climbing)
    • A. 

      Once a month

    • B. 

      Once a week

    • C. 

      Twice a week

    • D. 

      Three or more times a week

  • 2. 
    Perseverance - how hard do you try?
    • A. 

      Only attempt a climb once, success or failure

    • B. 

      Will come back for a second or third attempt

    • C. 

      Will keep coming back till I get it done

    • D. 

      It's all about the multi-year projects (Tommy Caldwell)

  • 3. 
    Your ability to climb out of your comfort zone
    • A. 

      I only ever happy when I'm top roping or bouldering

    • B. 

      I'll lead but only sport/indoor

    • C. 

      I'm into a bit of Trad (why are you too? ;-) )

    • D. 

      I love it loose, wet, run out or partial.

    • E. 

      I love it loose wet run out and partial!!

    • F. 

      I climb mountains, the hard way.

  • 4. 
    How are you at giving advice?
    • A. 

      Never give advice, they'll work it out (is it my turn again yet?)

    • B. 

      Happy to give up my beta.

    • C. 

      Regularly analyse other climbers performance and work the problems with them.

  • 5. 
    How are you at taking advice?
    • A. 

      Bad, will only try a suggestion after I've exhausted all other possibilities (and myself).

    • B. 

      Happy to take beta suggestions on problems you haven't yet completed .

    • C. 

      Request beta on problems you can do, just so you can climb the problem in all possible ways.

  • 6. 
    How many different styles of climbing can you name (e.g. bouldering)
    • A. 

      Bouldering

    • B. 

      2 - 4

    • C. 

      5 - 7

    • D. 

      8+

  • 7. 
    How many types of climbing maneuver can you name (e.g. heel hook)
    • A. 

      Less than 3

    • B. 

      3 - 6

    • C. 

      7 - 12

    • D. 

      13+

  • 8. 
    How good are you at kitting up?
    • A. 

      I need assistance (dressing myself)

    • B. 

      I'm regularly told I've put my harness on incorrectly (bloody twisted leg loops!)

    • C. 

      No harness issues

  • 9. 
    How many famous climbers can you name?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      Less than 5

    • C. 

      5 to 10

    • D. 

      More than 10

    • E. 

      I know more than 10 famous climbers

  • 10. 
    How strong are you / How many pull-ups can you do (on the easiest holds)
    • A. 

      I can't do a pull up, only dead hang.

    • B. 

      I can do less than 5.

    • C. 

      I can do 5 to 10.

    • D. 

      I can do 10 to 15.

    • E. 

      I can do 15 to 20.

    • F. 

      I can do 20+ pull-ups.

    • G. 

      I can do one armed pull-ups.

  • 11. 
    Do you climb with balance and grace
    • A. 

      Nope, just pull on things till I get to the top

    • B. 

      Sometimes.

    • C. 

      People have commented that I appear to climb without effort

    • D. 

      Angels have ascended to heaven with less grace than I climb (Doug Hall)

  • 12. 
    Problem solving
    • A. 

      Still haven't got that round hole square block thing.

    • B. 

      Can only climb the most obvious moves and get stuck quite often

    • C. 

      Yeah I'm ok at that

    • D. 

      There is nothing I won't try a heal hook/gaston/dyno to crimp on.

  • 13. 
    What climbing experience do you have?
    • A. 

      Bouldering

    • B. 

      Top/bottom roping indoor

    • C. 

      Top/bottom roping outdoor

    • D. 

      Lead (sport) climbing indoor

    • E. 

      Lead (sport) climbing outdoor

    • F. 

      Lead (trad) climbing outdoor

    • G. 

      Seconding (trad or sport) outdoor

    • H. 

      Multipitch climbing (trad or sport)

    • I. 

      Aid climbing

    • J. 

      Deep water soloing

    • K. 

      Soloing

    • L. 

      High balling

    • M. 

      Mountain climbing

    • N. 

      Ice climbing

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