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Accident Prevention: Mystery Death: Groundfall from Anchor

<b>On July 13,</b> Matthew Hearn and some friends were climbing in Utah’s Big Cottonwood Canyon, at the Salt Lake Slips area, a small granite crag just a …

Skylotec Rider 3.0 (via ferrata set) \ Tipy \ Rock Climbing Instructor

<b>Skylotec Rider 3.0 (via ferrata set)</b> <br>Mark Blanc | <i>Sun Nov 26 2017 21:48:32 GMT+0000 (UTC)</i><p>The Rider 3.0 is not only our most innovative via ferrata …

Trad Skills: The Danger of Secondary Pulls

You’re on a route that suddenly veers right or left, departing from the straight-line trip you’ve made so far. Not only will you take a serious whip …

Climbing

QC Lab: Old vs. New Gear Testing

QC Lab: Old vs. New Gear Testing<p>Friday, August 18, 2017<p>Remember that weathered tree tat you were eyeing? Or how ‘bout that 20-year-old rope you found …

3 Tips for Safer Bouldering Falls

We tend to think about the skills needed to stick a crux move more than those required for a safe landing. But “you fall more than you send,” says …

Climbing

Rap Smart: Rappelling Best Practices

After summiting, it’s easy to feel like the challenge is over and all that remains are a few simple raps. Your situational awareness and risk …

Climbing

Mountaineering Methodology

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Wild Country Revo – A Revolutionary Belay Device

The WeighMyRack team is impatiently waiting to get our hands on a Revo for an official climbing test, but until that happens, we’re still geeking out …

Tying In: The Bowline vs. The Figure 8 Knot

There are two basic tie-in knots climbers should be familiar with: The figure-8 follow-through and the double bowline with a back-up. Heather …

Climbing

Get set for an early sunset

The clocks go back on Sunday October 25, 2015, at 2am; which means that on Sunday evening sunset will suddenly arrive significantly earlier in the …

Mountaineering

The Daisy Chain Conundrum

To daisy or not to daisy, that is the question:Whether 'tis nobler in the mountains to suffer<br>The lightning and the wind tied in with a clove<br>Or to …

Climbing

Learn This: Protect Your Belay, Protect Your Belayer

When the weather’s good and the rock is calling, it’s easy to tie in and rush into climbing. But first, think about the belay. If your belayer’s not …

Climbing

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How to Identify Bad Climbing Bolts

When we encounter a bolt, we have no idea whether it’s good, bad, or just ugly. The reality is, bolts can fail due to metal fatigue, oxidation, …

Climbing

2018 Climbing Gear: Hardware Edition

We went to the Outdoor Retailer trade show to video all the new climbing gear that’s coming in 2018. While those videos get some editing action, …

Alpine skills: 6 tips for multipitch abseiling

You've completed your climb and you're several pitches above the valley floor.Time to abseil. Mike Margeson provides some valuable tips on how to get …

Climbing

How to Choose a Sleeping Bag

Choosing a sleeping bag can be a difficult endeavor. What's right for you may not be right for others. Following is a short video with some baseline …

Backpacking

Sponsored: Feeding Slack With an Assisted Braking Device

QUESTION:“I keep getting told that I’m using my GRIGRI wrong when I belay someone on lead. What is the proper way to pay out slack to a …

Climbing

What's better, the GriGri 2 or GriGri + ?

In climbing there’s no solution that suits everybody, which is why Petzl has kindly kept the GriGri 2 in production and also added the GriGri + as an …

Snow Climbing Techniques: The Stomper Belay

You pull up over the final crest and you're off the steep terrain. Time to build a belay. But what to do? What would be the fastest and effective?<br>One …

Climbing

The LSD Lower: How to Lower in Guide Mode

Looking to learn trad? Guides Rob Coppolillo and Marc Chauvin take you through gear-protected climbing in AIM Adventure U’s new course Intro to Trad …

Climbing

Overland Odyssey: How to Plan a Long-Term Climbing Road Trip

“I want to go to South America,” my girlfriend said.“Yeah, well, me too. How much annual leave do you have left?”“Annual leave isn’t going to cut it. …

South America

Belay-Loop Myth

<i>I work at a climbing gym in Melbourne, where I see people belaying with their carabiner clipped around both tie-in points on their harnesses instead</i> …

Climbing

Self Arrest with Crampons

We teach self arrest a lot.<br>You could argue that we teach this skill more than any other. Every single course that goes out onto a glacier will spend …

Climbing