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Learn This: The Over-Gripping Myth

947<p>SHARES<p>As you move ever higher above your last piece and further outside your comfort zone, you grip the rock for dear life, even though you know …

Exercise

Learn This: Conquer Steep Routes (With Tips From Sasha DiGiulian)

27<p>SHARES<p>As you're eying the next clip only a few feet away, your swollen forearms throb even harder at the thought of just one more move. You take a …

Climbing

Pulley Injuries: updated

Flexor tendon pulley injuries occur most commonly in rock climbers, accounting for 27% of all finger injuries (Schoffl et al 2003). This post will …

Little Crusher Alert! Meet 2-Year-Old Boulderer Zen Shimane

Chris Webb Parsons Hangboard Program

TNB: The World-Class Weekend Warrior – Martin Keller Climbs V15

<b>Climbing hard with a fulltime job is</b> … hard. Projects take longer to finish, after-work sessions at the crag can fall flat because you’re too smoked …

Climbing Training: 4x4s

Problem #1 of Cate’s 4x4s<p>If you’re a sport climber who spends most of the winter climbing in the gym, you probably know that making the transition …

Climbing Training: Endurance

Sasha is one of the first climbers that comes to mind when we think of strong endurance.<p><i>Today we have a guest training post from Jackie Pettitt,</i> …

Bouldering - How to Dyno

<b>Rainbow Rocket, Fontainebleau</b><p><b>The following is an excerpt from the Dynamics chapter of Bouldering Essentials. And while books are great and all they</b> …

Rock climbing bears are more impressive than rock climbing humans

Rock climbing is hard. Even for bears. Just watch this cub try to follow his Mama Bear in scaling this mountain side. There are times you think he …

Ondra onsights Il Domani, 9a

Björn Pohl - UKC<p>4th May, 2014<p>This has been read 19,136 times<p>Aam Ondra onsighting Il Domani, 9a, Baltzola<p>© Patxi Usobiaga climbing trips<p><b>Adam Ondra has</b> …

Climbing

Wild Country

Firsts<p>WILD COUNTRY LAUNCHES THE FRIEND<p>Climbing changed forever when we launched the first ever commercially available camming device, the …

Climbing

Crack Climbing

Finger Cracks<p><b>THUMBS UP - PINKY JAM</b><p>1. For the thinnest cracks, use a thumbs up position to allow you to slot your pinky and ring finger. Look for a …

Oregon

Five Ten 2014 | Dave Graham | Adventures in Oz

Space 2 Play: Chris Sharma - Ep. 4

A rock climbing wall in a swimming pool. - Now this is awesome! http://t.co/rRpuRVUWRG

Product recalls and safety alerts

Below you will find all calls for inspection, Petzl product recalls, and safety alerts for certain types of equipment.<p>Petzl has chosen to establish …

Nutrition For Climbers: 10 Tips for a Stronger Body

Recently I had the pleasure of getting to spend a morning with Lisa Caldwell, nutritionist, chef, and climber (who you may remember from her post …

Alex Honnold 5.12 Big Wall Solo - Teaser

Cold House Media

Guitars handmade from the 'bones' of New York

As New York City's old buildings are torn down or refurbished, Rick Kelly sees a chance to keep their memory alive.<p>The guitar maker takes discarded lumber like old flooring or roofing beams from the 1800s, and uses them to fashion instruments in his West Village shop.<p>Mr Kelly's guitars, some of …

New York City

Daniel Woods

Back home in Colorado! Feels good to be home for a little while. Last stop was in Texas at the Hueco Rock Rodeo. Had a fun day sessioning with …

Daredevil’s crazy rope-free cliff climb

But the 28-year-old’s latest feat of courage and madness, an ascent of a route called The Shining Path (El Sendero Luminoso) in Mexico, is the kind …

Jay Renneberg Remembered

Last week, the untimely death of 43-year old Jay Renneberg stripped the California climbing community of one of its most dynamic personalities.<p>“A man …

Climbing

Reel Rock 10 Deleted Scene - La Dura Comida

10 Things You Didn't Know About Knots

4.5K<p>SHARES<p>Knots: they attach us to ropes, connect slings to trees, substitute for dropped gear, secure tents, create belay anchors. Like the Force, …

Climbing

Solo Toproping: Basic Self-Belay Techniques

277<p>SHARES<p>When Tommy Caldwell or Mayan Smith-Gobat work a free climb high on El Capitan, the crux may be finding a belayer willing to put in days of …

Climbing