Tag: climbing

42 Should overweight people ever climb? 2017-10-30T10:43:54.973

34 What hand and finger exercises help with climbing? 2012-01-26T21:46:48.937

33 Things to keep away from climbing ropes 2012-06-05T00:24:08.147

32 How far would you need to fall for it to be fatal? 2015-04-07T10:25:42.327

29 What everyday tasks can be adapted in a way that helps build muscles and technique for bouldering? 2012-02-12T21:19:33.083

29 What does it mean to cross load a carabiner? 2012-04-23T17:34:54.420

28 Climbing rope is rated to X UIAA falls. What is a UIAA fall? 2012-01-26T14:57:00.247

28 Which knot for climbing: figure eight, yosemite bowline, bowline on a bight? 2012-02-19T00:58:56.773

28 If the Dawn Wall's been climbed before why is the current attempt so difficult? 2015-01-14T12:29:50.273

28 What are the measurable prerequisites of strength and/or flexiblity for starting to climb in a climbing gym? 2017-01-29T23:17:38.790

26 What are the benefits of learning to climb outdoors rather than indoors? 2017-11-16T11:41:59.453

24 What's the difference between Sport Climbing and Traditional Climbing? 2013-09-13T07:44:08.873

24 What are the advantages of being short when climbing? 2014-10-15T11:14:19.610

24 Techniques for handling pumped arms? 2017-02-01T19:59:28.197

23 How should I check climbing equipment to tell whether it is still safe to use? 2012-01-27T15:29:18.163

23 How to inspect climbing bolts? 2012-08-29T16:10:25.753

23 Ideal and Minimal Rope Diameter for Lead Climbing 2012-09-10T01:51:12.977

23 What can I do with a retired rope and harness? 2013-04-12T03:33:38.453

23 How to overcome fear of falling in lead climbing 2014-10-23T15:52:23.597

23 What is the difference between "dry rope", "non-dry rope" and "dry core rope"? 2015-06-09T17:12:08.133

22 What can I do to help relieve joint pain in fingers after climbing? 2012-01-25T15:12:05.147

22 Is it realistic to teach yourself rock climbing? 2014-01-13T23:16:41.197

22 How should a climbing rope be stored? 2014-06-02T23:31:44.647

22 What are creative uses for retired carabiners? 2014-07-14T23:16:16.993

22 Why are indoor climbing grades easier? 2014-10-07T06:36:36.690

21 Chalk: pure, plus drying agent, liquid? 2012-02-16T06:51:44.920

21 What are common climbing techniques for strongly overhanging walls and roofs? 2014-09-11T15:29:21.827

21 How should I vet belayers? What should I look for? 2016-03-21T23:09:00.293

21 Why does suspension trauma happen? 2017-04-04T10:42:11.887

20 Using a Girth Hitch in Alpine Draws 2012-06-16T04:03:00.103

19 How can I improve my footwork while rock-climbing? 2012-11-29T23:57:14.423

19 Please Explain Rock Climbing Grades 2013-09-19T18:51:04.040

19 How to safely mark a rope 2014-08-26T14:02:17.390

19 How to train climbing endurance at home? 2016-12-23T19:52:19.223

18 Methods for taping hands, wrists, and fingers for climbing? 2013-01-11T09:12:55.703

18 Climbing with a much lighter partner? 2014-02-13T02:01:01.893

18 Is there any practical use for a grappling hook? 2015-11-30T16:09:20.920

18 How safe is a chest harness when used without a sit harness? 2016-08-24T21:55:52.747

17 How do I tie a slackline with only carabiners and webbing? 2012-10-26T11:41:20.393

17 How do climbers retrieve anchored rope? 2013-10-27T01:09:07.483

17 Keeping the things interesting in a small climbing gym 2013-11-06T11:12:38.907

17 How should a climbing rope be cleaned? 2014-06-09T16:03:10.620

17 How to walk as a roped party on a glacier? 2014-10-28T09:18:58.133

17 How do you lower a backpack over a cliff without damaging it? 2016-03-26T03:29:42.737

17 Difference when using twin or half ropes 2016-05-17T20:58:14.747

17 How can I build a board to mount climbing holds in my house? 2016-11-02T11:36:59.697

17 Double Mariner Mechanical Advantage 2017-05-30T00:19:27.773

17 How can someone fall 3m to the ground while top-roping & how to prevent it? 2017-07-28T10:42:38.447

16 What belay systems would work for beginning climbers who can only use one arm? 2016-01-23T15:29:20.003

16 Is it polite to ask other climbers to belay for you? 2016-04-05T13:24:39.073

16 What is a "spit anchor"? 2016-05-30T06:04:14.023

16 How dangerous is it to climb a via ferrata alone? 2016-06-01T18:48:58.803

16 Rapelling an overhang 2016-06-13T19:39:34.873

15 How do you know if smaller brands of climbing equipment are safe? 2012-10-24T15:50:59.230

15 Reference request: books on self-rescue while climbing 2014-02-10T22:50:22.383

15 How high to climb before clipping on a sport climb? 2014-05-30T01:58:58.403

15 Knot to turn cord into loop (load bearing) 2014-07-17T08:41:15.507

15 Technique for lead solo climbing with rope 2014-07-31T09:22:28.143

15 What to do when you run out of rope on a sports climb? 2015-09-13T13:04:55.793

14 Is there a consensus or ethic for rappelling off a tree? 2012-06-29T18:36:22.767

14 How do I mount a hangboard in an apartment? 2012-12-31T14:32:47.340

14 How to avoid pendulum descent when belaying? 2013-01-11T17:10:07.447

14 What's the best way to swap lead when climbing in a group of three using a pair of half ropes? 2013-05-16T20:58:20.640

14 Travelling and taking climbing chalk through customs 2014-06-19T18:40:59.870

14 Using the Yosemite Decimal System, how difficult is Everest? 2014-11-13T16:34:51.660

14 What are offwidth cracks and what makes them so hard to climb? 2015-08-15T02:46:23.030

14 Why are eye friction hitches not commonly used in rock climbing? 2016-02-01T05:06:31.963

13 How do I set a top rope anchor? 2012-01-25T15:34:40.307

13 What are the advantages / disadvantages of a rock climbing hat made from hard plastic to one made out of carbon fiber? 2012-02-06T16:11:25.960

13 Training to prepare for oxygen deficiency in the high mountains 2012-03-14T17:20:38.627

13 What is the correct way to attach an autoblock to your harness for rappelling? 2013-04-30T16:47:55.287

13 What to do at the top of a sport climb 2014-03-26T15:59:05.497

13 Dealing with large runouts during sport climbing 2014-08-15T22:07:26.720

13 Arm compression sleeves for climbing 2014-11-06T17:23:24.143

13 Is clipping directly onto a dyneema sling safe? 2015-09-24T09:16:53.530

13 How do you get better at static climbing? 2015-09-24T20:23:07.860

13 What are other possible make-shift alternatives for chalk powder? 2015-11-02T09:35:25.610

13 How do I prevent myself from getting pumped when climbing? 2016-02-27T13:28:08.800

13 What is this belay/descender device called and how is it used? 2016-04-18T00:20:48.250

13 Why would people descend to sleep while acclimatizing? 2016-11-17T02:49:04.613

12 How big a fall is a "major" fall? 2012-09-11T12:30:23.040

12 Whats the best way to abseil off a ledge with the anchor at foot level? 2013-07-16T13:18:02.143

12 Climbing volcanic mountains 2013-12-25T17:35:32.343

12 Who places the bolts on rock climbing routes, and how? 2014-02-27T06:20:45.353

12 Why is the category called "Open" in climbing competitions? 2014-04-04T15:03:50.427

12 What do the climbing terms "Redpoint", "Pinkpoint", "Flash" and "Onsight" mean? 2014-09-04T14:40:30.493

12 Is climbing an ambidextrous sport? 2015-04-02T09:09:12.233

12 Efficient technique for handling trad gear? 2015-11-20T01:48:57.153

12 How safe are stoppers/rocks when threaded through rock tunnels? 2016-02-09T16:02:09.630

12 Quickest / most efficient way to ascend a hanging rope with rock climbing gear? 2016-04-03T13:36:11.260

12 (Why) Should I hold the rope when belaying the second climber with Reverso? 2016-09-19T09:53:34.260

12 How to learn route setting? 2016-12-02T08:56:47.083

12 What is the warning call for falling rocks in your area? 2017-04-05T17:49:49.973

11 Difference between a Fingerboard and a Hangboard 2013-01-15T18:01:21.810

11 Should a carabiner ever be clipped to the tie-in loops and should anything other than a carabiner ever attach to the belay loop? 2013-04-30T16:39:40.457

11 How tight should the line be kept for toproping? 2013-05-13T22:11:59.090

11 Some mobile helper for tree climbing? 2014-04-30T12:40:20.807

11 Most Eco-Friendly way to Identify a Climbing Route 2014-08-12T17:11:56.697

11 How do you decide on a climbing grade? 2014-08-17T11:44:15.627