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Video: Ice Climbing Basics

How to place an ice screw, build a v-thread and ice anchors. Ice climbing basics: Ice screw placement, anchors and V-threads [EN] from Petzl-sport on Vimeo.
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Video: The Wooden Ice Axe

Aronski adventure and production is testing the homemade ice axe made of sheets of wood, and equipped whit a Petzl Nomic blade. aronski wooden axe in action from Johan Norén on Vimeo.
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Rolling Travel Bags

Rather then schlepping expedition luggage to the hotel, consider using one of these rugged rolling travel bags.
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Approach Shoes – Hike to the Crags

With their burly uppers and sticky, climbing- specific outsoles, approach shoes allow climbers to easily get to almost any crag. Here are some of this season’s best approach shoes.
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The Rack: Climbing Shoes For Spring

This season, climbers can pick from a variety of shoes that deliver comfort, versatility and exceptional performance. Here are some of this spring’s top picks.
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The Rack- Helmets

The choices for new lightweight helmets for this season.
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The Rack: All – Around Harnesses

Here are some top choices for all-around harness' for this season.
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Climbing Shoes Review – Sticky Shoes for Spring

Every year at about this time, climbing shoe companies release their latest crop of sticky-soled shoes. Here are some of the top picks guaranteed to help climbers tick their latest projects.
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