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Climb Safe: How to Belay, Part 1
No commitment—not even the one to your SO—is as binding as that of the belay. When you hold the rope, your partner’s life is in your hands. Screw up this marriage and you give new meaning to the vow “till death do us part.”
John Long: Mountains of Trouble
The cement-bucket drop test, swami belts and the beginning of the end of a fabled climbing club.
Rock Climbing and Bouldering in Mongolia
Mongolia was everything he wanted, until something went wrong. Nathan Smith journeys to Mongolia in seek of first ascents on the crags and boulders there.
I met Jules Cho at the New Jersey Rock Gym -- we were both setting for the Gravity Brawl comp, last March. She told me she was into archery, and brought her bow and arrow to the gym. I had her point her arrow right at the camera -- a nearly fatal mistake. Jules accidentally let the string slip, and the arrow zipped right past my head.
Charlie Fowler American Alpinist
That Charlie Fowler would meet his end while doing what he loved is no huge surprise given the sheer volume of his climbing. At age 52, he'd racked up three and a half decades of it, and had carried his quiet air of a seasoned survivor from hard rock to the high-risk games of alpine climbing and soloing.
Five Ten Exum Guide Twilight
The Exum Guide was designed with input from one of America’s oldest guide services, Exum Mountain Guides in Wyoming.
A Doctor's Guide to Your Climbing Body
IS THE BACTERIAL INFECTION CA-MRSA AN EPIDEMIC AMONG CLIMBERS? NOT YET. WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THIS COMMONLY MISDIAGNOSED DISEASE.
Boost Power With Eccentric Training
Eccentric training can be used to build strength for climbing in three main ways.