Petzl GriGri Plus and Mammut Alpine Smart

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We are taking these two puppies out for a spin today, since they are the top belay devices with auto locking features. The new GriGri Plus comes with great upgrades, such as; two belay settings for top-rope and lead belaying, anti-panic mode and smoother rope management for both belaying and descending. The Mammut Alpine Smart … Read more

Ancient Tomorrow, Movie Premier

The premiere will be on Thursday, January 26th 2017 at the Ahrya Fine Arts Theater in Beverly Hills, California. Ancient Tomorrow is a non-fiction 90 minute documentary film that chronicles the trials and tribulations of a young ecovisionary (JJ Yosh) who discovers an ancient technology that might be our only chance for survival. WATCH: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/ancienttom… … Read more

Overhand and figure eight knot on a bight

The overhand and figure eight knot on a bight can be attached to an anchor leg and be used to secure the rope while cleaning. Tech Video | Overhand knot and figure eight knot on a bight This video is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to qualify as official climbing training. You are responsible … Read more

How to tie a stopper knot or double overhand knot

The Stopper Knot is a great backup to other knots. It can be added to the end of the rope, or after another knot to increase security. This particular knot is most commonly used at the end of the ropes when setting up to rappel, at the end of the rope on the belay side … Read more

Clove hitch “handshake” method

Tech Video | Clove Hitch “Handshake” method This video is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to qualify as official climbing training. You are responsible to go through the proper education and training programs necessary to obtain skills under the supervision and guidance of a professional and certified instructor. Outdoor training programs available thru … Read more

Munter on a carabiner – easy setup

Tech Video | Munter on a carabiner This video is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to qualify as official climbing training. You are responsible to go through the proper education and training programs necessary to obtain skills under the supervision and guidance of a professional and certified instructor. Outdoor training programs available thru … Read more

How to tie a munter mule

The Munter Mule is used to secure a munter. It is also used to escape or lock a loaded line in place with the excess rope. Take a bite of rope from the excess, make a small loop, pass a bite of rope from the same line through the small loop, and finish securing by … Read more

How to tie a munter hitch knot

The Munter Hitch Knot is often used to descend a rope through a locking carabiner or belay a second in situations when a different device is not available. For example, you accidentally dropped your rappel or belay device. A larger carabiner is recommended to allow the hitch to invert through the carabiner when pulled. The … Read more