Camalot X4: The Cutting Edge Camming Device

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I recently purchased 4 Black Diamond Camalot x4’s for my trip back to Skagway Alaska for the summer. I Was super excited to start doing some trad climbing this summer and it has done nothing but rain since I’ve got here. Bummer because I’ve just starred at my new rack laying on the floor for […]

Climbing Anchors

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I’ll have to admit I’m a little disappointed that I have not been out climbing yet this spring. It dawned on me today and suddenly I realized how ridiculous and absurd that is! So…… I’m going climbing this weekend and you should too. Time to brush up on those anchor building skills and get out […]

Essential Skills: Opposite and Opposed

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By far my most passionate outdoor activity is climbing. I’m so stoked to get back on the rock and jam my hands and fingers into the “addicted” cracks! I’ve got a few trad leads finally under my belt and this summer I plan on mastering the purest form of climbing even more. I usually find […]

Most Extreme Hiking Trails- Via Ferratas

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Known for their sometimes terrifying ascents yet surprisingly controlled risk, A Via Ferrata is a special class of “protected” climbing route, classified by its characteristic “climber aids” which include iron/metal footholds and hand holds as wells as a steel support cable running alongside the route. While all this support provides the relief of not falling […]

2013 ABS14 National Bouldering Championship

Held in Colorado Springs this past weekend was the largest Bouldering competition in America! The ABS14 National Championship. 7x National Champion Daniel Woods remains the victor and hangs onto his title. 2nd – Ian Dory 3rd – Vasya Vorotnikov It’s insane what kind of problems these cats are doing these days. Bouldering is definitely breaking […]

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