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Climb Safe: The Dangers of Short Static Falls
CRACK! The jolt back onto the bolt, into which you are still quickdraw-tethered, stuns you. You only fell two feet, but your neck is stiff and your innards feel like they’ve been kicked by a mule.
John Long: A Confederacy of Dunces
Navigating Commercial Hoopla On A Bellyful Of Bad Fish
The Stonemasters Climb at Pirates Cove
John Long relives the adventures of the Stonemasters when they first began rock climbing at Pirates Cove at Newport Beach, California.
I met Chris Goplerud at Rifle during a photo shoot, when I asked him to spray Josh Wharton in the face with a Super Soaker.
A tricky crux, a surprise pop, a very fast 15-foot descent. I was delighted to find myself dangling from my beloved little blue Metolius. But when doing a quick body inventory, I noted that my left foot was attempting an inward 180. Suddenly, explosively, it hurt like hell. My partner Peter quickly lowered me, winced, and suggested we call an ambulance.
Kayland M11 Boot Review
If you’ve ever wanted to dance on ice, the new Kayland M11 boots might be your magic slippers. At two pounds one ounce each, these babies are remarkably warm for their weight.
Fingers: Trigger Thumb Syndrome
About a month and a half ago I was working a project that involved a serious left-handed pinch using just the pointer and thumb. The next day I noticed that my thumb clicked whenever I extended it. It still does.
Attack and Defend - Tips for Effective Resting
There is no escaping the pump, but many climbers are too quick to blame a lack of endurance for their aching forearms. The key to mastering the endurance style lies in spotting rests and effectively utilizing them.