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Are Those Bolts Safe?

Have you ever wondered how those bolts we clip get there in the first place?  We often show up at climbing areas with a rack of draws and a rope…

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Crag Clean Up Day 2010

Every cold season in the weeks leading up to Crag Clean Up Day, we find it a bit challenging to explain why a Saturday of moving rocks and collecting trash…

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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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Dancing on Air

Mention the words “jumar” or “hanging belay” around climbers and you are likely to see more grimaces than grins.  Ascending a rope and hanging in a harness are not the…

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