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Climb Safe: Ascending Rappel Ropes 101
At some point in your climbing career, you’ll probably end up at the bottom of a double-rope rappel, marooned in space, staring wistfully at the next rap anchors overhead. Fear not! With a little bit of knowledge, you can quickly and easily climb the rap ropes. Here’s how.
John Long: Nothing but Rubble
The never-ending pursuit of new routes, fame and glory.
The Owens River Gorge is vast, bullet and the best sport-climbing venue in California. So how did it fall by the wayside and why is it just now coming back?
The Guy Whose Nuts Revolutionized Climbing: R.P.
R.P. The initials are iconic. For climbers they conjure up all kinds of memories: tiny brass wires sitting new on your rack, shiny and angular and coated in a light sheen of oil...
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.
Feathered Friends Vireo Sleeping Bag Review
The Vireo is built for climbers. Notably, this down bag has no zipper, is cut narrower and has more insulation about the legs than the chest.
Knee: Synovial Cartilage Damage
A year and a half ago I fell mountaineering, banged my right kneecap and couldn’t walk for two weeks. I saw a doctor, who said that I had lost cartilage. For the past year my knee has constantly throbbed.
Change Up - Plug the Gaps In Your Strength Training This Winter
Plug the gaps in your strength training this winter.
How To Cut a Rope Without a Knife
I'm no Simon Yates, but I have learned to cut a rope, and without a knife, no less, usually in miserable stuck-rap-rope situations where you are forced to cut what rope you can salvage, and at miserable emergency retreats where you have to chop up your rope for anchor cord.