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Bivouacs on Rock, Ice and Snow

Read these useful tips to make your next bivouac as safe and comfortable as possible.
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Via Ferrata Climbing

What is a Via Ferrata route and what do you need to climb one?
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Natural anchors, fast protection & progression on crests & ridges.

Natural anchors are a great form of protection when climbing on rock, snow or ice. They can make the ascent quicker and lighter and help save on gear and equipment. Using natural anchors is also cleaner and more environmentally friendly. There are times when natural anchors are the only form of protection available and on rock or snow ridges they allow you to move more quickly which means spending less time in the danger zone.
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Sport Climbing Safety; Part II

Sport climbing was born in the early 80s and its philosophy was very clear: to reach a higher level of difficulty on rock, by reducing the dangers climbing naturally involves. But risks can never be totally removed and a certain level of danger is always present in sport climbing.
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Sport Climbing Safety; Part I of II

Sport climbing was born in the early 80s and its philosophy was very clear: to reach a higher level of difficulty on rock, by reducing the dangers climbing naturally involves. But risks can never be totally removed and a certain level of danger is always present in sport climbing.
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Technique: Belaying with a roped team of three

Climbing with a roped team of three can be as fast and even more effective than with a team of two.
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Handling a rope. Single, half, twin

Lead climbing requires a great deal of confidence and shouldn't be taken lightly. The risk of a fall is possible anywhere on the wall, regardless of the grade.
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