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Climb Safe: Re-Slinging Cams
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, weighs in on re-slinging cams.
John Long: Nothing but Rubble
The never-ending pursuit of new routes, fame and glory.
The Beast of the East
Remote, unknown and protected by a scarcity of information, Maine's Mount Katahdin, with 4,000 feet of elevation gain, arctic weather and big, bold alpine and rock routes, may be the Northeast's best-kept secret.
Age 50, Climbing Pioneer, BASE jumper (BASE #39), Businessman, Kite Surfer, Big-wave Surfer
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.
Black Diamond/Bibler Fitzroy Tent Review
The Black Diamond/Bibler Fitzroy hasn’t changed over the years, and remains the classic single-wall high-altitude tent.
Fingers: Cracked Fingertips
My fingertips keep splitting open. I moisturize and use additive-free chalk but my hands still dry out. Any suggestions?
Does Running or Biking Improve Your Climbing?
Specificity is the number-one training principle for climbing, and laps on routes will always produce more specific endurance gains for climbing than hitting the pavement.