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How To Big Wall Climb - Gear 3: Haulbags, Hauling and Bivy Gear - Click for details
 How To Big Wall Climb - Gear 3: Haulbags, Hauling and Bivy Gear
How To Big Wall Climb: Hauling and Bivy Gear This is part of my How To Big Wall Climb project. View the table of contents here. You can read about basic aid gear here...

by Chris McNamara
19,816 Sep 24, 2013 26
How to Big Wall Climb - Leading 3: Placing Gear  - Click for details
 How to Big Wall Climb - Leading 3: Placing Gear
[youtube=3Zk-88qM-2U] [youtube=UFXfeq2CUeY] This is part of the How to Big Wall Climb SuperTopo book. Videos like the ones above illustrate key points of the book an...

by Chris McNamara
10,350 Sep 28, 2013 11
Clean Climbing and Fixed Gear - Tips for Keeping El Capitan Garbage Free - Click for details
 Clean Climbing and Fixed Gear - Tips for Keeping El Capitan Garbage Free
This is an article that I wrote over a decade ago. A distilled and updated version of below will be apart of How To Big Wall Climb 2nd Edition Maintaining the Bi...

by Chris McNamara
2,295 Jan 05, 2014 2
SuperTopo Goes Solar - How and why we choose solar photovoltaic panels for our house - Click for details
 SuperTopo Goes Solar - How and why we choose solar photovoltaic panels for our house
SuperTopo's West Coast Headquarters (AKA Lita and Chris McNamara's House) just went solar - Yes! I have dreamed of owning solar panels since I was 10 ...

by Chris McNamara
22,361 Jan 21, 2014 136
Bold School, Old School - Click for details
 Bold School, Old School
Not so long ago, Yosemite climbers relied on belay systems that might hold a fall, carpentry nails for protection and shoulder stands—not bolts—to bypass blank sections. Th...

by Randy Spurrier
3,706 Feb 23, 2014 5
How to Set Up a Self Belay for a Solo Toprope - Click for details
 How to Set Up a Self Belay for a Solo Toprope
Solo Top Rope Self Belay Advice Some progress capture pulleys and ascenders can be rigged to travel along a fixed line providing a self-belay for a solo top rope climbing ex...

by Chris McNamara and Rob Beno
46,628 Mar 06, 2014 41
10 Tips To Make Big Wall Climbing More Fun - Click for details
 10 Tips To Make Big Wall Climbing More Fun
This year marks the 20th year that I've been climbing big walls. In my more advanced age, there are 10 tips to making the climbing experience more comfortable and fun. All thi...

by Chris McNamara
6,108 Mar 07, 2014 12
How to Big Wall Climb: Following 1: Low Angle Terrain - Click for details
 How to Big Wall Climb: Following 1: Low Angle Terrain
[youtube=_vkiG2K9cFg] This is part of the How to Big Wall Climb SuperTopo book. Videos like the ones above illustrate key points of the book and are meant to be watched w...

by Chris McNamara
10,699 Mar 13, 2014 15
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 5 Ways to Support SuperTopo
[youtube=iZk7RzxaqjA] Thanks for your help in keeping the virtual campfire here at SuperTopo aflame. Here are 5 ways you can help us fund the site: 1) Share you...

by Chris McNamara
2,888 Mar 13, 2014 23
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How to Big Wall Climb - Building Big Wall Anchors - Click for details
 How to Big Wall Climb - Building Big Wall Anchors
This is part of my How To Big Wall Climb project. View the table of contents here A Note About Links If you are thinking about buying some of the gear mentioned in thi...

by Chris McNamara
17,846 Aug 05, 2014 18
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