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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
17,601 Apr 11, 2011 5
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 Click here to see what is currently on my El Capitan rack. Retreat, Baili...

by Chris McNamara
18,632 Apr 06, 2015 25
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] [youtube=DmyVFpKIkQU] This is part of the How to Big Wall Climb SuperTopo book. Videos like the ones above illustrat...

by Chris McNamara
19,090 Jul 08, 2015 12
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
19,661 Apr 15, 2013 31
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
20,180 Jul 10, 2013 30
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
21,227 Aug 13, 2009 10
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
22,248 Dec 03, 2012 25
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. Chris Mac Pick I add (Chris Mac Pick) after any gear that is currently my fa...

by Chris McNamara
22,533 Jul 07, 2010 2
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
23,772 Mar 13, 2014 15
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25,875 Jul 23, 2014 1
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
26,531 Jul 15, 2013 16
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
28,698 Jul 09, 2013 7
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. Click here to see what is currently on my El Capitan rack. Building Big Wall Anchors Overview Building cle...

by Chris McNamara
29,659 Sep 30, 2015 19
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] [youtube=2q2PdnAAy6w] This is part of the How to Big Wall Climb SuperTopo book. Videos like the ones above illustrat...

by Chris McNamara
30,175 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
40,411 Apr 18, 2016 26
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
42,558 Sep 04, 2013 30
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
43,426 Oct 09, 2016 23
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 This is a free sample of How to Big Wall Climb. If you want the full details on how to ...

by Chris McNamara
46,091 May 15, 2012 3
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 Chris McNamara's House) installed home solar panels in 2012. This is a Home Solar FAQ Guide as well as description of what ...

by Chris McNamara
48,718 Mar 21, 2017 135
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