Monday, November 18, 2013

Mythbusting Climbing Safety


Michael brought the following article to our attention regarding climbing safety tests done by Arizona climber Geir Hundal. Michael and others met Hundal last winter in the Tucson area. It's a good read that covers dropped carabiners, clove hitches, Sharpies as rope markers, a Reverso versus a .357 Magnum, and other engaging topics.

 Read it here:

Friday, November 1, 2013

Shapiro UM Nov 5

From UM Outdoor rec program:

"Jeff Shapiro: A perspective found in and above the mountains"
 Free - Tuesday, November 5, 6:00 PM in McGill Hall 210

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Jeff Shapiro, Blodgett
Photo by Chris Gibisch,