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Rock climbing season has ended, and while you could be spending countless hours in the gym training for the following season, you really would rather be outside. Skiing is great, but does not compare to climbing, so you decide to give it a go at ice climbing. Vastly different than rock climbing, ice climbing requires an entirely different set of gear to keep you warm, and most importantly, safe. Next to ice tools, crampons are the most important piece of gear you are going to need for ice…
Foofy saved to Leon Castillo Moodboard
New to alpine climbing? Not sure what equipment and tools you need? Check out this beginner's guide to the equipment you need for snow or ice climbing. This guide also includes an introduction to basic safety equipment and rock climbing equipment. #mountainclimbing #gear #equipment #pictures #beginners #alpineclimbing #iceclimbing #snowclimbing
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markus trotter saved to outdoors
Do you want to give ice climbing a shot? Check out our guide to Ice Climbing for Beginners. If we can do it, so can you. This goes over the basics of ice climbing, what you can expect, what to wear ice climbing, and where to ice climb in Jasper National Park.
Kristin Lianne Chaplin saved to Outdoor
For 2012, Gregory has improved upon the classic Alpinisto mountaineering pack, revamping the suspension, materials, and overall feature set. First released back in the 1980’s, the Alpinisto has become a favorite amongst climbers ever since. Gregory updated the Alpinisto with their new Fusion Flex suspension system, allowing you to comfortably carry loads of up to…
Going on a 3 to 7 day Trek in the great outdoors? Here are some gear choices that are commonly overlooked, or not considered carefully, or just generally chosen poorly....
April Pollard saved to Backpacking
Petzl USA. Belay technique for ice climbing is very similar to rock climbing. The biggest difference is placing protection and building anchors in an often fragile medium. Proper load distribution and protecting the anchor become much more critical. To make the most of this fickle frozen substance, you need to understand how ice forms and transforms, and remember a few simple tips and techniques to increase speed, efficiency, and the overall level of fun.
Piotr Puszkiel saved to Węzły
It's the start of fall which means ice climbing season is not too far away. Time to get training. While the best training for ice climbing is...ice climbing, that's not exactly easy to do before winter rolls through. Hex Climbing just made things a whole lot easier with their new Tørr Tools. Wooden ice tool…
Andorkó Andrea saved to gyerekszoba