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Climb Safe: Top Roping is Not So Safe
Toproping is so safe it’s virtually foolproof, right? Think again. Just a brief belay lapse can produce high loads, testing the holding power of your gear. In this week's Climb Safe, Rock and Ice field-tests real-world climbing scenarios.
John Long: What I've Learned
John Long, original Stonemaster and climbing's most popular writer, spills his guts.
They say that good things come in small packages, but the Dolomites of northern Italy are great things in a very big package.
The “Glamorous Life” of the Climber Who Soloed the Zion Testpiece.
Bouldering in Hampi India
The luck of finding the perfect line leads to a fall from grace.
Petzl Mini Traxion
Used to be if you wanted to work a route, you had to find a partner willing to belay your sorry butt for hours.
Appendectomy and Climbing Training
I just had an appendectomy, it hurts like hell. The doc said no climbing for a month. What can I do without making myself worse? Can I do any training without my core? Should I give the Dodgy Elbows workout another go since my elbows are still sore as well?