Whether you’re seeking out pods and pin scars in Yosemite, tackling the blissful parallels of Indian Creek, or just trying not to blow your chances in your next bouldering comp, we’ve compiled tricks of the trade that will open up a whole new world of crack climbing.
Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker have completed what the former called “one of the best bits of crack climbing” of his entire life. The climb is slated to appear in Reel Rock 16.
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Most of us learn to feel comfortable on finger and hand jams relatively quickly. But off-hands? Fists? Corners? Those techniques don't come quite as easily.
Learn the tricks for dialing in finger cracks from expert Pete Whittaker.
Crack climbing wizard JP “Peewee” Ouellet shares how to use rubber, tape, and glue to climb off-size splitters without destroying your skin.
Didier Berthod is a crack climbing legend and was an inspiration to us and many back in the early 2000s.