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Climb Safe: Ascender Safety 101
Three fatalities on this one route alone underscore the seriousness of jugging fixed ropes. Though seemingly simple and safe, this task, like rappelling, is one of climbing’s most insidious killers. The good news is that, as with rappelling, a few simple precautions can minimize the risk.
John Long: Guilty Pleasures
Lynn Hill and I spent the winter of 1981 in Las Vegas, climbing daily at Red Rocks and plowing through nights at dead-end jobs. After roughly 10 seasons of climbing 300 days a year, my learning curve had flattened and I found myself singing the same old song.
High Exposure: A Fresh Perspective on the Gunks
In the last few years, talented climbers such as Andy Salo and Brian Kim have brought a fresh perspective to the Gunks and are establishing amazing new routes in the most unexpected places.
Sonnie in Scotland
SONNIE TROTTER HAS made a mission of climbing the world's hardest naturally protected routes, and last year he set his sights on repeating Dave MacLeo...
TNB: American Dirtbag
Where are all the dirtbags? I'm not talking about these imposter dirtbags, the new-age lurkers taking up all the parking spots at Camp 4, Indian Creek and Miguel's Pizza with their pimped-out, Direct TV-receiving Sprinter vans that look like college dorm rooms on 26s.
Spyder Refuge Shell Jacket
Spyder Refuge Shell Jacket $475 www.spyder.com4 StarsSpyder's new Refuge jacket is one of the most innovative waterproof-breathable shells to hit the ...
I've heard of people using shock therapy for finger injuries. Would you recommend this? If so, where can I get the equipment?
How To Use Microcycles
Last winter I followed a basic periodized program. Now I want to take things further. I'm clear on the idea of breaking your training up into microcycles and prioritizing them toward either strength or endurance.