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The Best Ascenders for Big Walls and Rescue
The Best Ascenders for Big Walls and Rescue
We look at the top models in two categories: big wall and self-rescue and emergency ascenders. Climbing El Capitan and getting your buddy out of a crevasse are two very different applications. Below we outline which device is best for what and which ones can do it all....
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