An experienced climber makes the mistake of lowering over another team's rope.
After a near-death climbing experience, I was inspired to dig deeper into the psychology of fear and learn about its effect on performance, how it wells up in the first place, and what we can do to deal with it. What I found will take your climbing to the next level—and could save your life.
A beginner climber is forced up a route, gets in a dangerous situation and her partner refuses to help. Should you intervene?
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Avoid the newbie syndrome.