The holiday hams, turkeys, pies, and cheer have all settled in by now. The holiday training weight probably has too. For those who think that the extra weight is a problem- there's another option- Offwidth climbing. The art of climbing wide cracks isn't an easy one to figure out but a lot has been written on the subject.
The Monster Offwidth web page has an excellent list of classic routes for the aspiring offwidth aficionado. List of Yosemite Classic Wide Business
Jay Anderson, a master in the art of width weasling, wrote an excellent instructional piece about how to climb offwidts using arm bars, and hand stacks. Jaybro's How To Offwidth
Good weather in the Valley means that many of the wide cracks in Yosemite are dry. Take the holiday training weight and squeeze it into Generator Crack!
James Lucas onsighting Generator Crack on the lead
Labels: Generator Crack, Jay Anderson, offwidths