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I am 44 and got all my tickets last year I now give a tree service alongside landscape gardening...... I think if you are fit and healthy have a go, that said after 3 days climbing on the trot I feel it the next day.

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how old would you say is too old to start climbing ??? cheers sfa

 

 

I did my climbing tickets earlier this year. I'm 49. 50 next year and I climb three or four times a week. I (reasonably) expect to be climbing for the next 10 years. Being quite new to climbing I am learning and improving with each climb. As you progress you learn how to be efficient and conserve energy.

 

Hope this helps to encourage you.

I've had some really good encouragement From people on here!

 

Never let anyone tell you you are too old!! :)

 

Timon

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its how old you feel if you think you can do it then go for it i know hedgelayers still going in there 80,s and thats a fit mans job.

go for it if you do not do it you will keep looking back sayin wish i had done it.

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Im 49 in a few months i dont climb every day. But im still the main climber, not as fast as i use to be, but make up for it with over 20 years experience. And i dont plan stoping any time soon as i enjoy the buzz to much.

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I am 46 and I climb about 6 times a month which are all of my garden customers,being a farmers lad I have kept my fitness fairly well and weighing 12half stone at 6foot can still spring about BUT its when you take a knock it seems forever to get over the aches !

 

I am happy with a few climb jobs .

 

Ste

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It depends how good you want to be.

 

Awesome freelancer / competition climber : 20's

Good competent production climber : 30's

Occasional landscaper climber :40's

 

Thats my take on it anyway.

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