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Jan
18
comment V-threads (Abalakov): How many holes are too many?
Not falling on ice is a good mindset. For a discussion of why ice climbing is not rock climbing (and why you should really never fall), see this link: willgadd.com/ice-climbing-is-not-rock-climbing. Will Gadd states that in 30 years of ice climbing he's never taken a lead fall.
Jan
18
answered V-threads (Abalakov): How many holes are too many?
Jan
2
comment Climbing Insurance
Well put, the first insurance (and safety line) is yourself!
Jan
1
reviewed Approve long-trail tag wiki excerpt
Dec
31
comment Chaining locking carabiners
It seems the question about lockers is getting lost in the question about the rappel extension... Perhaps you can edit so there's a single clear question (I could see chaining lockers being used elsewhere). Personally I think it's a bad idea to carry that many locking biners. If the sling doesn't work for you, carry an equivalent length of 7mm cord and tie it into a Purcell Prussik.
Dec
30
revised What are the rules to grade sport climbing single pitch routes?
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Dec
30
answered What are the rules to grade sport climbing single pitch routes?
Dec
30
reviewed Close What is a good substitute for water purification tablets
Dec
30
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Nov
6
revised What is the best mountaineering quote that you have ever read?
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Nov
5
answered What is the best mountaineering quote that you have ever read?
Oct
25
comment How to overcome fear of falling in lead climbing
+1, progression is key. Don't be afraid to start by taking many "almost-lead" falls where the rope is clipped above you.
Oct
16
comment How to make DIY ice axe protectors?
That's exactly what I do (tennis ball + garden hose). Welcome to Outdoors.SX!
Oct
16
reviewed No Action Needed Painful leather hiking boots - persevere or give up?
Sep
25
comment What to look for in an ice axe for use in classic alpine terrain?
One benefit of foregoing a leash is that it's much easier to switch hands (for example, when zig-zagging up a slope). I agree it's wise to use a leash when starting out.
Sep
22
comment Major fall, same for static and dynamic?
Welcome to Outdoors.SX!
Sep
18
comment What are common climbing techniques for strongly overhanging walls and roofs?
+1 for the teddy bear on the harness, -1 for bouldering with a harness on :).
Sep
16
reviewed Reviewed Legal permits required for trekking in Canada
Sep
16
reviewed No Action Needed How To Quickly Warm A Tent
Sep
16
reviewed No Action Needed How To Quickly Warm A Tent