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Learn to Crack Climb -- The Art of Jamming Cracks - Climbing
Crack climbing is the basic technique used by rock climbers to ascend or jam cracks in cliff faces. Learn what crack climbing and jamming is all about; types of  ...
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Crack Climbing -- Climbing Technique - About.com
Definition of Crack Climbing, climbing words for ascending fissures or cracks in rock faces by jamming or wedging body parts into them.
http://climbing.about.com/od/dictionaryofclimbing/a/CrackClimbDef.htm
Use Foot Jams for Solid Crack Climbing -- Learn to Crack Climb
When we begin to crack climb, all we think about is jamming our hands and fingers into cracks. It's our hands that usually determine both the difficulty and the  ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/CrackClimbing/a/Use-Foot-Jams-For-Solid-Crack-Climbing.htm
All About Finger Cracks -- Learn How to Crack Climb - Climbing
Finger cracks, rock fissures that are the width of your fingers, are encountered on most climbing routes. Learn what a finger crack is, how to find a fingerlock, and ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/CrackClimbing/a/All-About-Finger-Cracks.htm
Crack Climbing -- How to Jam Cracks - About.com
Climbers climb cracks, natural weaknesses in cliffs, by jamming or wedging their hands, fingers, bodies, and feet in the cracks. Learn all about crack climbing, ...
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Practice Jamming to Climb Cracks – Learn How to Crack Climb
If you learn to climb at an indoor gym, it's hard to learn how to climb cracks. While some gyms have practice cracks, crack climbing is a skill that is best learned ...
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6 Off-Width Crack Climbing Tips - About.com
Climbing an off-width crack is usually a full-body wrestling match. You versus an evil-sized crack. Off-width cracks are too big to fist jam and too small to fit inside, ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/CrackClimbing/a/6-Off-Width-Crack-Climbing-Tips.htm
Cracks Form Natural Climbing Routes — How to Climb Cracks
Cracks are natural weaknesses in rock surfaces, formed by fracturing, uplift, and erosion. Many climbing routes follow cracks and systems of cracks because ...
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Learn How to Hand Jam -- How to Climb Hand Cracks - Climbing
If you've never jammed a crack before, start with the easiest and most solid jam— the hand jam. Hand jams are climbed by using basic crack climbing techniques ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/RockClimbingTechnique/a/Learn-How-To-Hand-Jam.htm
Jamming -- Climbing Technique - About.com
Jamming, also called crack climbing, is a climbing technique used for ascending cracks or fissures on rock faces by the technique of wedging or "jamming" a ...
http://climbing.about.com/od/dictionaryofclimbing/a/JammingDef.htm
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