Watch this video and more on Climbing Tech Tips

Watch this video and more on Climbing Tech Tips

Aid Climbing: 19. Offset Placements - Offset Nuts

Aid Climbing & Big Walls • 2m 3s

Up Next in Aid Climbing & Big Walls

  • Aid Climbing: 18. Offset Placements -...

    A set of offset cams can be an essential part of your aid climbing rack. They have two lobes of one size cam, and two lobes of the next size up or down (i.e. larger or smaller). Offset Cams allow you to place a solid cam in a flared crack, which is impossible with a traditional cam. In this video...

  • Aid Climbing: 20. Partner Communication

    In this video we review additional commands, specific to partner communication while aid and big wall climbing.

    Aiding Command #1: When the lead climber reaches the anchor, builds a bomber (i.e. 100% secure) anchor, and fixes the main rope, they will yell down to the belayer, “Line is fixed!”...

  • Aid Climbing: 21. Transitions

    In this video we discuss transitioning between leading, cleaning, and leading again while aid climbing.

    Organization is key to ensuring a smooth transition. All aspects from how you rack, to where you clip your jumars when leading, to how you clean the gear, if you use 2 aiders or 3 aiders, an...