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Climb Safe: Re-Slinging Cams
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, weighs in on re-slinging cams.
John Long: Legends of the Mind
Calling Buhl on the famous mountaineer’s truisms
Suffer and Be Merry
Eastern versions of the new old tradition
"Good night, Chuck. We'll shoot the gun and throw the hatchet after coffee tomorrow morning," BJ Tilden speaks these last words as everyone around the campfire nods, and retires to tents and sleeping bags. Lander, Wyoming, is cowboy country, where people still varnish holsters, chew tobacco and use horses as transportation, and where unsung climbing talents like BJ Tilden are hard at work sending the climbing projects of the last decade.
Arco Climbing Comp, the Face of 2010
The mighty Grimer and the world's best climbers square off at Arco.
So iLL Carcass Catcher Bouldering Pad Review
So iLL Carcass Catcher $299Real Estate: 22 square feetThickness: 4.5 inchesWeight: 20 poundsDesign: Hinged with two padsThe Carcass Catcher hinges cle...
Abdomen: Muscle Tear/Hernia
Four months ago I severely injured my abdomen training for climbing while doing side-to-side crunches on an inclined board. At first I was certain I had a hernia. After many doctor's appointments where various hernia diagnoses were ruled out, I was told that I tore the rectus abdominal muscle.
Staying Power - How to Last All Day at the Crag
You know how climbing is: less about how hard you pull than how long you can last. The climber having the most fun is the one still cranking at sunset, yet the formula for sustaining energy levels during a prolonged day can be elusive. Here are tips on how to last all day at the crag.