Leading Your First Big Wall
Leading on a big wall is similar to leading on a long day climb, except your rack will be bigger, and youll usually be doing a lot more aid climbing. Expect to feel heavy and encumberedand to use aid on many moves you would usually climb free. Practice basic aid by cl...
Mark Synnott at Climbing Magazine
How to Fall
Falling is essential for advancing as a rock climber. The saying goes, If you arent falling, you arent trying hard enough. To progress, you need to try moves that are at the edge of your abilityor beyondand when you try that hard, you will fall. Toprope falls ...
Dougald MacDonald at Climbing Magazine