Climbing How-To’s

Back to the Basics

New to climbing? or taken a long hiatus?  Check out Climbing Magazine’s How To series on rock climbing basics. The video below provides great instruction on belaying technique.  Practice this…

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Know Your Gear

Check out this carabiner pull-test video from Black Diamond.  Be sure to inform yourself about your gear and it’s appropriate uses.  There is never an end to acquiring new knowledge.…

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What is Fall Factor?

Have a look at this excellent explanation of key concepts about lead climbing and multi-pitch climbing.  He also talks about the “Ape Index,” and how it applies to climbing.  To…

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