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Climb Safe: The Dangers of Short Static Falls
CRACK! The jolt back onto the bolt, into which you are still quickdraw-tethered, stuns you. You only fell two feet, but your neck is stiff and your innards feel like they’ve been kicked by a mule.
John Long: On the Road
And you thought your last climbing trip was tough.
Summer 2003: I should have enjoyed the waves of golden knobs, the cold thin air of the Sierra, and the 500 feet of granite swimming below me, but I couldn't.
Chuck Fryberger, Climber and Filmmaker
Upon arriving in a new country, first things first: Always learn how to order the local drink. You'd be surprised how far you can get with a combination of English, charades and confidence.
A Short Walk With Whillans
The Legendary British Climber on the Eiger.
Mammut Blaze Pro Shoe Reveiw
The Blaze Pro could have been one of our favorite shoes.
Knee: Ruptured Ligament and Meniscus
Last year my knee exploded while during a heel hook. I ruptured my lateral collateral ligament, tore my posterior cruciate and arcuate ligament, the medial meniscus, as well as disrupting the posterior capsule of the knee joint. How is it even possible to do so much damage?
Building a Better Climber: Phase 5 - Strength and Power II
If you stuck with the first four phases in this ongoing series, you should be feeling fit and ready to start strength training.