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how to lead climb safely

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…

Keep your best climbs: Three reasons to keep a climbing journal

Ian Carroll

Most of us mountain people crave adventure. Sometimes that’s just spending the day at the local crag. Sometimes it’s taking a week long adventure deep…

Climbing – Things to consider before tackling your first multi-pitch lead

Climbing is growing in popularity. It seems that the more I go to my local rock gym or local crag the more I meet people…