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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
9,770 Jul 18, 2012 24
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
10,078 Sep 28, 2013 11
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
10,135 Apr 15, 2013 31
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
10,194 Aug 13, 2009 10
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
10,271 Mar 13, 2014 15
The Best High Sierra Climbing Rack and Gear List - Click for details
 The Best High Sierra Climbing Rack and Gear List
Below is our choice for Ultimate High Sierra Climbing Rack. We list top choice first followed sometimes by the Best Buy (BB) choice> For example, the La Sportiva T...

by Chris McNamara
10,586 Jul 09, 2013 7
How To Big Wall Climbing - Gear 2: Clean Aid Protection - Click for details
 How To Big Wall Climbing - Gear 2: Clean Aid Protection
This is part of my How To Big Wall Climb project. View the table of contents here. A Note About Links The links go to our Price Finder where you can see if we have a r...

by Chris McNamara
12,152 Jul 07, 2010 2
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
12,958 Dec 03, 2012 25
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
14,059 Jul 15, 2013 16
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by DR
14,559 May 11, 2014 186
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
14,839 Feb 13, 2012 5
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
17,116 May 15, 2013 18
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
19,102 Sep 24, 2013 26
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
19,525 Apr 29, 2011 22
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
19,556 Sep 04, 2013 30
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
21,345 Jan 21, 2014 136
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
22,402 May 15, 2012 3
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
25,985 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
39,774 Apr 13, 2012 32
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
43,560 Mar 06, 2014 41
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