Rock climbing is dangerous and there are countless ways to get seriously injured or even die from the simplist error. While there are many factors that are out of your control, such as hazards and weather, there are many that you do control.
ACMG alpine guide Sean Isaac has been a leader in ice and mixed climbing for nearly 30 years. Based in the Canadian Rockies, he works during the winter teaching new and experienced climbers tips and tricks to climb better, safer, smarter and warmer.
Over the past few months, he’s been publishing weekly tips every Tuesday. You can find them on his Instagram below. We’ve included five that share knowledge that will keep you safer.
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