I climb because…

“What got you into climbing? Why do you climb?” Different people have very different answers to these questions. I haven’t heard a bad answer yet: to socialize, to lose weight, to be challenged physically or mentally, to get stronger, to have fun… The awesome part of climbing is that it provides all of these things… Continue reading I climb because…

It’s Knot That Bad…

In climbing, there are a lot of different knots that can be used for a lot of different things. This post is about the knots used to tie-in (tying the rope to your climbing harness) for rope climbing. The tie-in setup I will explain is the figure 8 follow-through (FEFT) knot with a strangle knot. The Save-Your-Life… Continue reading It’s Knot That Bad…