Gripped Magazine

August 28, 2009

Hot Rock Cold Water: Canadian Deep Water Soloing

Many climbers believe that deep water soloing(DWS) is the latest trend, but climbing above water existed long before climbers knew what ot call it. Its purest form happens every time kids go swimming, scramble up rocks and jump back into water. The most recent version encourages
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Clean Protection

The humble nut has probably protected more routes and caught more falls than any other form of climbing pro. Over the years, the design has evolved from small pebbles wedged in cracks and slung with cord to hex-head machine nuts and eventually the lightweight metallurgical
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Rock Shoes Spring 2009

Tips for getting the right climbing shoe for this season by matching the shoe to the terrain, and to your climbing style and experience.
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