• Climb Safe: Draws in a Gym
  • Climb Safe: How Strong is the Spinner Leash
  • Climb Safe: How Strong Are Himalayan Fixed Lines?
  • Climb Safe: Gear Doesn't Last Forever - Crampons
  • Climb Safe: Connecting Two Slings Together
  • Climb Safe: To Screamer Or Not To Screamer
  • Climb Safe: Re-Slinging Camalots and C3s
  • Climb Safe: Choosing the Right Carabiner
  • Climb Safe: Girth Hitching A Stopper
  • Climb Safe: What is the Safest Rappel Knot?
  • Climb Safe: Autoblock Misuse
  • Climb Safe: Sling Strength In 3 Anchor Configurations
  • Climb Safe: Weakness of Nose-Hooked Carabiners
  • Climb Safe: Daisy Chain Dangers
  • Climb Safe: Via Ferrata
  • Climb Safe: Retiring Old Ropes
  • Climb Safe: Sharpie for Marking the Middle of a Rope?
  • Climb Safe: How Sketchy is a Sharp-Edged Carabiner?
  • Climb Safe: Dangers of Rope Worn Carabiners
  • Climb Safe: The Electric Harness Acid Test
  • Climb Safe: Can A Hot Belay Device Melt My Slings?
  • Climb Safe: Gear Doesn't Last Forever - Slings and Quickdraws
  • Climb Safe: Gear Doesn't Last Forever - Ice Tool Picks
  • Climb Safe: Dangers of Worn Lowering Anchors
  • Climb Safe: Spotting for Bouldering
  • Climb Safe: Belaying Part 2
  • Climb Safe: Belaying Part 1
  • Climb Safe: Ascending Rappel Ropes 101
  • Climb Safe: Spectra versus Nylon
  • Climb Safe: Knot Passing 101
  • Climb Safe: Surviving Bad Weather on El Cap
  • Climb Safe: Avalanche Safety
  • Climb Safe: Ascender Safety 101
  • Climb Safe: Top Roping is Not So Safe
  • Climb Safe: The Dangers of Short Static Falls
  • Climb Safe: Rappelling
  • Climb Safe: Belay School
  • Climb Safe: Fall Factors Explained
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    Earlier this year, a rash of studies suggested that the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) mimics estrogen, the primary female sex hormone. Scientists speculated that BPA could be causing problems like breast enlargement and reduced sperm counts in men. Concurrent with the studies, BPA was shown to leach from plastic water bottles, the kind most of us climbers use.

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