Table 67:

Rates of Climbing


------------------ Surface Condition ----------------------
Type of Surface
Dry
Slightly Slippery
Slippery
Very smooth *

--**
--**
Smooth, cracked *

1/3

Rough *
1
1/3

Rough w/ledges
1

1/3
Ice wall
--
--

Tree
4
3
2
Sloping wall
3
2
1
Rope and wall
2
1

* Nonthief characters must be mountaineers and have appropriate tools (pitons, rope, etc.) to climb these surfaces.

** Thief characters can climb very smooth, slightly slippery surfaces at . However, even thieves cannot climb very smooth, slippery surfaces.

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