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Chuck Pratt
by DR
14,879 May 11, 2014 186
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
22,184 Jan 21, 2014 136
How To Big Wall Climb: Table of Contents - Click for details
 How To Big Wall Climb: Table of Contents
This is the table of contents for the How to Big Wall Climb SuperTopo book. This is a preview of the book as well as a directory of the free technique videos. These vide...

by Chris McNamara
77,017 Sep 22, 2012 80
The Photographers of SuperTopo - Click for details
 The Photographers of SuperTopo
Karl Baba - ST gallery Chris Brown Ed Cooper - (Gallery coming soon) Glen Denny John Dickey - ST gallery Dave Diegelman John Dittli Jerry Dodrill -...

by Chris McNamara
5,849 Jun 19, 2012 64
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
46,114 Mar 06, 2014 41
The Best Yosemite Big Wall Climbing Rack and Gear List - Click for details
 The Best Yosemite Big Wall Climbing Rack and Gear List
Below is Chris McNamara's choice for Ultimate Yosemite Big Wall Rack. We list top choice first followed sometimes by the Best Buy (BB) choice> For example, the La ...

by Chris McNamara
27,155 Mar 15, 2013 34
How To Big Wall Climb: Gear 1 - Essential Aid Climbing Gear - Click for details
 How To Big Wall Climb: Gear 1 - Essential Aid Climbing Gear
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 th...

by Chris McNamara
41,083 Apr 13, 2012 32
Road to The Nose: Checklist of Learning to Aid - Click for details
 Road to The Nose: Checklist of Learning to Aid
Here is a checklist for a path someone can take to climbing The Nose. While it is geared toward The Nose, it is a good guide for any Grade V or Grade VI clean aid wall. This i...

by Chris McNamara
10,313 Apr 15, 2013 31
How To Big Wall Climb: Leading 1 - Low Angle Terrain  - Click for details
 How To Big Wall Climb: Leading 1 - Low Angle Terrain
[youtube=IVJSx6dqjno] 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
20,192 Sep 04, 2013 30
iPhone Case With Lanyard: Ditch the Point and Shoot when Hiking, Climbing, and Backpacking - Click for details
 iPhone Case With Lanyard: Ditch the Point and Shoot when Hiking, Climbing, and Backpacking
My days of hiking and climbing with a small digital camera are over. Now that the camera on the iPhone 5 and most other smartphones is pretty good, it's all I need. The p...

by Chris McNamara
8,549 Jul 10, 2013 30
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
19,679 Sep 24, 2013 26
How To Big Wall Climb: Reading and Movie List - Click for details
 How To Big Wall Climb: Reading and Movie List
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
13,179 Dec 03, 2012 25
How to Big Wall Climb - Retreat, Bailing and Fear Management - Click for details
 How to Big Wall Climb - Retreat, Bailing and Fear Management
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
9,904 Jul 18, 2012 24
5 Ways to Support SuperTopo - Click for details
 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
2,872 Mar 13, 2014 23
How to Big Wall Climb: Introduction - Click for details
 How to Big Wall Climb: Introduction
[youtube=QyxiQgUyQvQ] This is part of the How to Big Wall Climb SuperTopo book. The videos like the ones above illustrate key points of the book and are meant to be watch...

by Chris McNamara
4,890 Oct 21, 2009 22
The Best Yosemite Climbing Rack and Gear List - Click for details
 The Best Yosemite Climbing Rack and Gear List
Below is our choice for Ultimate Yosemite Climbing Rack. We list top choice first followed sometimes by the Best Buy (BB) choice> For example, the La Sportiva TC P...

by Chris McNamara
20,127 Apr 29, 2011 22
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
17,711 Aug 05, 2014 18
Clean Aid and Hammerless Climbing - Top 11 Tricks - Click for details
 Clean Aid and Hammerless Climbing - Top 11 Tricks
A big goal of SuperTopo is to inspire more clean ascents. There are eleven tricks that Chris McNamara has found to do that. Please add in your own clean aid tips below the art...

by Chris McNamara
14,379 Jul 15, 2013 16
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
10,635 Mar 13, 2014 15
The Authors of SuperTopo
by Chris McNamara
1,453 Jun 12, 2012 14
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