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Climb Safe: The Skinny on Super Light Ropes
You don’t have to have an apple konk you on the head to realize that as climbers our greatest enemy is gravity, and that gravity’s minion is weight. Defeating gravity by getting lighter, both in terms of ourselves and our gear, is in fact one of our favorite pastimes.
John Long: Legend of Lord Gym
Sammy and I hunkered into the shade beneath the Weeping Wall, Suicide Rock, panting between pulls on a gallon jug of water. The sun had just crawled over Tahquitz Rock, a mile across the Sunshine Valley, and heat waves welled off the Suicide slabs. No big.
Attack of the Daks
With over a thousand new routes and almost 350 boulder problems, Adirondacks climbing is alive and well!
Rope Jumping with Dan Osman
Three weeks ago, on February 11, Dan Osman would have turned 50. He died 15 years ago this year. A friend remembers adventures in bridge jumping with this climber and rope jumper who went bigger and bigger.
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.
Entre Prises Petite Hangboard Review
BETA Paradoxically, the Petite is a behemoth. Measuring 15 by 26 inches, it's the second-largest board, packing 15 holds, the most of any model.
I recently cut off the tip of my left index finger with a plate joiner. I am a new ice climber. How will this affect my ability to climb? I am 27 years old.
The Secrets of Warming Up
I understand the importance of getting pumped as part of your warm-up for onsighting, but what is the best way to warm up?