When honing their craft, new tradsters usually focus on their gear skills, but there’s more to trad climbing than being able to place nuts and cams.
Running at night can be both rewarding and challenging. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of those after dark sessions.
Before you rope up for your first trad lead, you need to know how to place and extend gear. Here’s how it is done.
Besides lowering the risk of injury, solid spotting skills can give your climbing partners the confidence they need to push their limits
Conquering your fear of falling is the most important thing you can do to improve your climbing and have more fun.
Learn how to get a good night’s sleep out on the trail by making yourself warm and comfortable.
Getting quickdraws off a steep wall isn’t nearly as straight forward as cleaning gear from vertical rock, but there are techniques which can make it easier
Learn how to bail safely from a sport route when you’ve bitten off more than you can chew.
The quad is currently the best technique for building self-distributing anchors. This article explains how it can be used to rig two and three-piece anchor