Getting into any new activity can sometimes feel daunting, confusing, even intimidating. Climbing is no exception. The lingo, the gear, the skill set, the climbing styles, and the cost can be a lot to take in for beginners. I was lucky enough to start climbing with a mentor who showed me the ropes (pun intended) … Continue reading Getting started with rock climbing gear
RJ and Bill Fogel (Berkshires) from AMC's InterChapter Climbing Committee along with Local Climbing Organizations in the Northeast region met virtually over the past few weeks to discuss what climbing may look like as we start to reopen. We put together guidelines to help you climb safely and minimize impacts to the communities that host … Continue reading Dear Climbers….
Munter and Clove Hitches
Our two favorite and typically used one directional hitches. In this video, Dale Remsberg an AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide and Technical Director show us how we can use these two classic hitches in multi-directional applications. https://vimeo.com/416374561/bdd1535c82