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Rock Climbing Safety Tips and Advice - About.com
Climbing is dangerous. Learn the basic rules of climbing safety to stay safe on the rocks and avoid accidents. Follow these ten tips for climbing safety for a safe  ...
Sport Climbing Safety Checklist -- 6 Safety Tips Before Sport Climbing
If you're sport climbing, follow this checklist of 6 safety tips before you start climbing and both you and your belayer will be safe and have more fun. Learn why ...
Sport Climbing Safety -- What You Need to Know - About.com
What you need to know to have a safe sport climbing experience, including belaying, lowering, setting up anchors, and rope management.
How Safe Is Climbing? - US Emergency Room Study Results
Despite the effects of gravity, climbing is pretty safe. ... Journal of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, climbing is relatively safe, especially when compared ...
Climbing Safely is Your Responsibility - About.com
Climbing safely is your responsibility. You can stay safe climbing by exercising good judgment and by knowing the limitations of your skills, ability, and ...
Do a Buddy Check When Climbing -- 5 Safety Tips Before Climbing
Use the buddy system when you go climbing to keep safe. Buddies look after each other on the rock, check and double-checking knots, harnesses, and safety  ...
Climbing Safety, Dangers & Injuries - About.com
Learn how to keep your partners and yourself safe when you go climbing by carrying the 10 Essentials, watching out for loose rock, following basic climbing ...
Important Climbing Safety Knots List - About.com
A figure-8 follow-through knot is the best tie-in knot for rock climbing. ... Practice tying the knots until you know them by heart; your climbing safety depends on ...
How to Stay Safe from Lightning While Climbing - About.com
If you're out climbing and get caught in an open exposed place like a mountain summit or cliff top, follow these 10 climbing safety tips to minimize your risk and ...
Your Top-Rope Chain of Safety - Climbing - About.com
The anchors for your climbing rope at the top of the cliff are the most important part of your chain of safety (also called protection system) when you're top-rope ...
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