Climbers need skills. Lots of them. Here I share some personal tips & tricks but I’ll also be highlighting lots of content around the web from other blogs, companies, fellow guides, etc.
One of These Knots Can Kill You– by David Lottmann (Northeast Alpine Start)
This Knot Can Save Your Life– by David Lottmann (Northeast Alpine Start)
Creating Safe Bail Anchors– by IMFGA Guide Mark Smiley
CLEANING AN ANCHOR IN SINGLE PITCH CLIMBING– From American Alpine Club
Backcountry Rescue– reblogged from Jackson Hole Mountain Guides:
Universal Belay Standard
Ice Formation and Judgement
– By Jason Hurwitz
Five Safer Tips for Rappels
Ice climbing basics: Ice screw placement, anchors and V-threads [EN] from Petzl-sport on Vimeo.
* note some of the techniques presented here regarding anchor management are not ideal if you are not swinging leads (leading in blocks or leading whole route/guiding).
HOW TO PREPARE A LIGHTWEIGHT BACKCOUNTY SKI REPAIR KIT
HOW TO MOVE FASTER AND MORE SAFELY THROUGH 3RD AND 4TH CLASS TERRAIN
Rappelling: The Holster Method
If you find a cool mountain skill you think I should highlight please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org!