Tag: climbing safety

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How to sport climb safely: Lessons learned from falling headfirst

Ian Carroll

I was definitely falling. What I saw was most definitely down. Slowed, slowed down until I could feel the fibers of the rope running over…

Three reasons why a rock climbing helmet is essential

A rock climbing helmet looks just as dorky as any other helmet. They can be just as uncomfortable and just as uncool. However, unlike a…