Training for Climbing: Injured? Train Your Core!27-Feb-2012
I have a recurring elbow injury. I know how to fix it, but how can I stay strong while it’s healing?...27-Feb-2012
Understanding Climbing Ratings and Grades20-Nov-2009
Although some climbers eschew any type of quantification, most of us want to know how difficult a climb is, either to keep us from biting off more cli......20-Nov-2009
Simul-Rappel Goes Tragically Wrong - Reed’s Pinnacle, Yosemite
A simul-rappel mistake leads to a tragic death on Reed's Pinnacle in Yosemite Valley, California.
Dropped Haulbag Strikes Climber in Yosemite
Pete was “hit in his left arm by a fully-loaded El Cap-sized haulbag,” according to a report filed by the climbing ranger Bud Miller, who interviewed the climbers at the scene after the accident. The impact broke Pete’s left arm (humerus). The broken bone ripped through the skin, and Pete began to bleed profusely.
Rappel Knot Fails, Climber Falls to Death on the Goat Wall
Ryan Kautz, 26, falls to death while rappelling the last pitch of Prime Rib of Goat, a popular 11-pitch 5.9- on the 1,300-foot Goat Wall near Mazama, Washington.