First Ascents Customs: Trad (Pre Mid 70's) Vs. Sport

 Elements  Traditional Style  Sport Style
 Previewing None Top rope inspection

 

Binoculars As place pro from above
 Rehearsing No top rope tries  Top rope try
 Protection    
  Bolts As you go up, time, strength permitting On top rope, hooks, last bolt
  Cams/Nuts  As you go up  On top rope, hooks, last piece
 Fall Procedure  Lower to last no tension point or ground, restart with rope through pro or pulled; few falls customary  Hang on protection, restart; numerous falls OK and customary
 Reattempt    Climb to high point  Rappel or jumar to high point on fixed line
 Continuity  All moves and pitches led by one or more (with fall procedure above); no or few reattempts customary All moves and pitches led by one or more (with fall procedure above); many reattempts OK
 Belays  Hanging allowed Hanging allowed
 Chalk   Allowed Allowed