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Climb Safe: Daisy Chain Dangers
To help make more climbers safer climbers, Rock and Ice has teamed up with Black Diamond Equipment to present the Climb Safe series. These articles aim to answer some of climbing's most common gear-related questions. Here, Kolin Powick, Black Diamond’s Director of Quality, looks at the dangers of daisy chains.
John Long: A Man for All Seasons
The myth of Oliver Moon changed the face of Yosemite climbing forever.
Climbers on the world's highest mountain have been particularly challenged this season -- not by altitude, weather or even the stream of guided climbers who clog the camps and flanks of Everest like cholesterol in the artery to the summit. This season the crux could be getting past the cops now posted around the base and at Camp II (21,300 feet) on the Nepal side.
A low evening sun is cutting through the valley, highlighting the Squamish Chief and neighboring Shannon Falls.
Arco Climbing Comp, the Face of 2010
The mighty Grimer and the world's best climbers square off at Arco.
Red Chili X-Cube Shoe Review
The marketing blurb I received with the X-Cube proclaimed it as built for the hardcore and more.
Fingers: Cortisone for Tendon Injuries
I recently had a cortisone shot in the tendon of my middle finger to burst some type of cyst that formed after an injury. It feels much better now and I am climbing after a three-week rest, but I am curious if the tendon will return to full strength?
Dynamic vs. Static Stretching
Should I only do dynamic mobility exercises as part of my warm-up? Recent studies suggest that static stretches temporarily relax the muscles and redu...