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Eight routes that keep the adventure high and the difficulty manageable.
Some climbers wait to attempt famous free routes until they’re good enough to do them in perfect style. But what if you are never that good? Purists would say you should stay off the climb—leave it for those who have the necessary strength and talent. I say go for it, with a few points of A0.
In backcountry climbing, the approach can be just as hazardous as the climb.
The Boulder Farm offers private instructional climbing via toproping and bouldering, along with a WiFi-enabled Airbnb and an outdoor grill. All on the outskirts of Yosemite.
A tiny ledge three pitches off the ground. The anchor is unclipped. Your belayer has just fallen over the edge. Now what?
The climbers thought they might do a variation to the Steck-Salathé and brought a bolt kit—a decision that would prove crucial.
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