Hot Rock, Cold Water: Canadian Deep Water Soloing

While most climbers don’t associate Canada with deep water soloing, there have been a number of areas developed for the sport over the years. Here is a story about Canadian deep water soloing from Gripped’s 2009 summer issue

Oct 1, 2009 – Hubers Free Eternal Flame

Taking advantage of a four day window of good weather, Alex and Thomas Huber freed the Eternal Flame on Nameless Tower in the in the Karakorum.

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 marvels used today.

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