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Traditional Climbing - About.com
Traditional or trad climbing is all about adventure, about climbing from the bottom to the top of a cliff and using only what the rock gives. Learn about trad ...
Your Personal Trad Climbing Gear - About.com
Traditional or “tradclimbing is about vertical adventure, about finding your own way up cliffs, placing your own gear for protection, and leaving no trace of your ...
Traditional Climbing is Adventure Climbing -- All About Trad Climbing
Traditional or trad climbing is all about adventure. Trad climbing is starting at the base of a cliff and climbing to the top, placing your own equipment for protection ...
Your Basic Trad Gear Rack — Essential Traditional Climbing ...
What do you need to buy to build a basic rack of equipment for traditional climbing? Here are my suggestions for starting to build your trad rack, including cams, ...
12 Tips for Leading a Trad Climbing Route - About.com
Lead climbing, especially on traditional routes where you place gear and often have to find the route while climbing, is difficult and sometimes scary and ...
Racking Gear for Trad Routes — How to Carry Climbing Equipment
Once you've decided what climbing equipment you're going to carry on a route, ... Learn here how to properly rack climbing gear on a gear sling for trad climbing.
Types of Climbing - About.com
Climbing is divided into different types and styles, including rock climbing, ... Rock Climbing divides into three separate disciplines: traditional climbing, sport ...
All About Spring-Loaded Camming Devices -- Cams are ... - Climbing
Spring-loaded camming devices are the modern safety net for traditional climbing . Before the invention of SLCDs, climbers protected themselves by hammering ...
10 Tips to Place Better Cams for Rock Climbing - About.com
How to Use Climbing Equipment ... climbing or creating anchors is one of the most important skills that you need to learn for safe traditional climbing adventures.
Rack Equipment on Harness Gear Loops — How to Carry Climbing ...
You can fit most of the equipment you need for a three- or four-pitch trad climb on four gear loops. If you need big cams, like those bigger than a #4 Camalot or ...
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