How To Start Outdoor Climbing | Climbing Daily Ep.1371

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    I'm a gym rat looking to climb outside. I was expecting to see webbing, or a sling, or something of that nature. Is that not a commonly used piece of equipment?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Fantastic video dude! Simply inspiring

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Late comment but this is a very important video. Hate to see people become gym rats. GET OUTDOORS!

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    7:15. In every video you call those the positron quickdraws. Aren’t they the posiwire quickdraws though? Hate to nitpick. Love the channel

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    3:48 This’s why I should stop watching a shop channel.
    Same rope (60m) costs in Germany €36 including shipping!
    The Pro 9.2 (80m) costs €133 including shipping.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    I live in worcester so I visit the malvern hills and ivy scar is a good one to climb and the roaches "hens nest" are in the west midlands near the M6 so I want to do those on a small holiday. When are you coming to the west midlands?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Well, I do mountaineering in the rainy southern andean volcanoes and because of that I start climbig, and for recomendation, I suggesto to go straight for a full dry treatmeant, it's a real pain to carry a rope that absord a 30% of water in a place like the Mocho glacier, but a 8,7 mm glacier rope will just tear in a blink on rock, so go for 9.2ish mm rope with a high sheath ratio.
    For rucksack, ALWAYS look for waterproof things, ALWAYS or at least with a cover, the approches are really rainy a in a matter of minutes the sun hits and dries the rock an the volcanoes, but not your pack, and then you will really be wishing that pack with top rolling or a cover, a look for things like gear loops o daisy chains and bottle pockets in the backpacks, it's more helpful than it's seems
    For quickdraws search and buy ONLY with wiregates, that nose is really annoying, but the snow won't open the biner on a rescue or won't open if it's strikes against the rock (you won't like any of both on the 9th pitch of the Puntiagudo volcano or the Corcovado), for any other biner, pioritize with lock, if you fall on a crack on the glacier, your life will apreciate that safeness of a screwgate biner.
    About belay, I would say that a dynamic knot on an HMS biner is just fine (otherwise I'll still be trapped on a crevasse trying to climb with an straight piolet).
    It wasn't mentioned, but the harness it's reeeeeeaaaaaally important, you'll be wearing all day long, maybe a couple of days even, it's like your underwear and it needs to be comfortable, have down gear loops (again, your pack won't leave you) and it's ideal to have an space for a tool holding like a petzl caritool for those icescrews.
    And finally, about helmets it's better to look for a classic ABS hardshell helmet like the black diamond half dome, the mammut skywalker or the grivel salamander, besides those are really cheap (it's easy to break a helmet in the mountains), you can put them safely on the pack without worrying if the load could break it (it won't happen), opposite the EPS foam helmets like the vapor, wall rider or sirocco that a bad position can break them. And ALWAYS USE A HELMET, no matter was, anything can fall, lose your balance and finally be kicked off the wall.
    That's my advices on looking for gear for andinism if you look for places like Cochamó or Calbulco volcano with snow and rock climbing or even mix climb like La Picada mount. Visit Chile and it's southern landscape, it has a loooooot to do if you are near the end of america it will provide a nice adventure and a very different kind of practice of outdoor sports as is in the north hemisphere (cold summers and mild winters give our mountains a very special climate).

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    It’s sad this video exists

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Was hoping for a harness recommendation. What do y'all think of the petzl sama? Great video otherwise. Looking forward to getting outside!

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    There only isn't a right or wrong answer on a helmet when you don't mind getting your head smashed in. Wear a helmet.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    If you're outdoor climbing in general, wear a helmet

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Thank you so much for this video!
    I'm a new boulderer and I'm fascinated by the outdoor world. This is completely what I needed;)

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    27 crags, and the first place in video is Albarracín, i didn't expect that haha

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Brilliant vid! Thanks for this! It’s gonna make my transition to outdoors a lot easier!

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Take a course. Wear a helmet.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    I think you shouldn´t climb outdoors before you can lead. You should have developed a little. And there´s lots of crags where you are only allowed or able to build a toprope by leading because the top of the crag is a natural reserve and you are not allowed to step on it.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Get a harness and PAS and friends with outdoor gear

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    For those more experienced climbers, please place a greater onus on yourself to meet, advise, and invite others rather than expecting the new climber to do this, especially because you know where awesome locations are and how motivating tackling a striking line is and plans are already underway for a chill day exploring a new wall.

    Nothing says this has to be an every trip invite or even next trip invite, but you might give them a recommendation for a guide book and helpful topo for getting to the wall or a nice first route to attempt or check on the equipment such as personal anchor or even know a few other folks who want to transition and get them talking.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    How can I move outdoors if I live in Florida? We're famous for our flatlands and beaches, not our climbing terrain.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Hi. Me and my mate are planning to travel Europe in a car after exams and we have bought all the things we need from epicTV and used your videos to help. Thank you for that. The 27 crags thing I would like to have but as me and my mate are students we are quite poor so I was wondering if there were cheaper or even free options you know of.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    This video was perfect for my, thank you

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    After seeing the price of some of this stuff I get the appeal of bouldering

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    This video is incorrectly titled; it should be "gear you need for outdoor climbing". The best advice in the video for getting started is "find a friend that is experienced", the rest is basically a commercial for your website. It's not a great recommendation to buy a full sport kit for your first time outside, you should try some climbs and then decide what you want to own.

    You should buy a helmet. It keeps you safer on the climb and your climber safer when you are a belayer.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Really useful video. I would also definitely recommend an assisted breaking belay device. I have always really liked the Mammut Smart. When you come from ATC climbing it is pretty straight forward to use and I really like the simplicity of it compared to the Grigri. (And it used to be cheaper than the Grigri, don't know about the current prices though)
    Another video about Trad Climbing gear like nuts and friends might be an idea as well.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    I started out buying an 80m rope and I would recommend anyone to do the same. Sure, it's a hassle to coil 80m after a 10m climb but if you only have that one rope you want to open up as many routes as possible.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    "the more you talk to people, the more they will talk back": people had a tough day at work. They have their own group and want you to mind your own business same as their doing.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    How do you get your quick draws back after you complete the climb?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    I'm not sure how I feel about buying all this gear for your first outing. Don't get me wrong all the gear advice in this is pretty spot on (definitely agree with the assisted braking belay devices in particular), however I would recommend going out with someone who already has all the gear your first couple of times. If nothing else you will have a little more sense of what to look for when you actually purchase your own.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    What's the advantage of using a wiregate quickdraw?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Anyone know where this awesome overhang at 5:11 is?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Never have climbed, watch some YouTube videos, then go! At least that’s how I did

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  • May 31, 2019 at 9:50 am
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    Dosent mention the mammut smart 🙁

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