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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
9,513 Mar 12, 2014 15
How to Big Wall Climb - Wall Strategy: Crowds, Passing, Teams of Three and More - Click for details
 How to Big Wall Climb - Wall Strategy: Crowds, Passing, Teams of Three and More
[youtube=e7hUDlFv-EE] 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
5,987 Jul 07, 2010 3
How to Big Wall Climb - The Bivy, Food, and Water - Click for details
 How to Big Wall Climb - The Bivy, Food, and Water
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
20,983 May 15, 2012 3
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
9,461 Jul 18, 2012 24
How to Big Wall Climb - Leading 4: Traversing Terrain - Click for details
 How to Big Wall Climb - Leading 4: Traversing Terrain
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
8,085 Feb 27, 2011 5
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
9,609 Sep 28, 2013 11
How to Big Wall Climb - Leading 2: Vertical and Overhanging Terrain - Click for details
 How to Big Wall Climb - Leading 2: Vertical and Overhanging Terrain
[youtube=IE-DmgME8xs] [youtube=t1TXdYFRFR0] 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
9,554 Aug 13, 2009 10
How to Big Wall Climb - Hauling, Managing the Belay, The Changeover - Click for details
 How to Big Wall Climb - Hauling, Managing the Belay, The Changeover
[youtube=8qGE9c8KY1E] [youtube=Rzqr1zm1QHc] 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
14,124 Feb 13, 2012 5
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
17,909 Sep 24, 2013 26
How To Big Wall Climb - Following 4: Traversing Terrain - Click for details
 How To Big Wall Climb - Following 4: Traversing Terrain
[youtube=rPsiSu2lwpY] [youtube=s-kcHabPFls] 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
6,811 Apr 11, 2011 5
How to Big Wall Climb - Following 2: Vertical and Overhanging Terrain  - Click for details
 How to Big Wall Climb - Following 2: Vertical and Overhanging Terrain
[youtube=bwv9QsE8EC0] 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
7,442 Jul 09, 2012 10
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
16,355 May 15, 2013 18
El Capitan, Yosemite Valley, California Climbing Info - Click for details
 El Capitan, Yosemite Valley, California Climbing Info
El Capitan is one the most famous big walls in the World and considered by most climbers to be the best. It is the historical center of big wall climbing and continues t...

by Chris McNamara
1,988 Apr 07, 2011 1
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
1,798 Jan 04, 2014 2
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
13,253 Jul 14, 2013 16
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by DR
13,790 Mar 12, 2014 185
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
3,261 Feb 23, 2014 5
Best of the Best - Winter Outdoor Retailer 2012 - Click for details
 Best of the Best - Winter Outdoor Retailer 2012
We looked through 12 of "The Best of Outdoor Retailer 2012" reports to find out what was the hottest gear of the biggest winter Outdoor Gear event in the United States: the Ou...

by Chris McNamara
4,824 Mar 05, 2012 1
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by Chris McNamara
5,198 Jul 07, 2010 2
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
2,612 Mar 13, 2014 23
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