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Climb Safe: Extending a Cam Sling
To help make more climbers safer climbers, Rock and Ice has teamed up with Black Diamond Equipment to present the Climb Safe series.These articles aim to answer some of climbing's most common gear-related questions. Here, Kolin Powick, Black Diamond’s Director of Quality, looks at extending cam slings.
John Long: Nothing but Rubble
The never-ending pursuit of new routes, fame and glory.
Rock Climbing in India
Bollywood, adventure and jungle critters in south India. Jeff Jackson goes rock climbing in India on a life changing pilgrimage.
Kurt Albert: The Climber Who Invented Redpointing
Kurt Albert invented the redpoint and developed much of our attitude about modern free climbing. Here, in a 1993 interview where he talks about free climbing's origins and questionable tactics such as chipping.
TNB: Chris Sharma and The Art of Jeep Maintenance
The scorched desert expanse surrounding Las Vegas smears together into one terrible brown color as Chris Sharma, Dalia Ojeda, Miguel and I whiz along at 90 miles per hour in an old Jeep Grand Cherokee. The American West, this celebrated frontier, as tame as it has become with commercialism and super highways, is still the last good place I know of for real adventure.
WHAT IS CLIMBING'S BIGGEST TABOO? BOLTING CRACKS? CHIPPING HOLDS? STEALING A REDTAGGED ROUTE?No, no and no! Climbing's biggest taboo is admitting th...
Fingers: Torn A3 and A4 Pulleys
I was pulling on a small side pull in an open-handed grip with marginal feet and heard a loud pop. After that my left ring finger felt unsupported and I couldn't weight it. There was a dull ache between the middle and last joint of my finger, which has since subsided to a slight pain.
Maximum Training in Minimum Time
The arrival of summer means climbing trips. How would one train to be able to climb as much as possible during a finite period?