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Dave Thexton's picture
Climbing Gear Geek
Sep 10th 2015
Hi Jean, Firstly, there are plenty of north faces that are relatively safe to climb. At least some of the reputation behind the phrase "North Face" has come from the tragic history of several mountains, particularly the Eiger. Saying that, there are two key things which do add to the spiciness of climbing north faces in the northern hemisphere. The main challenge is the cold; North Faces get very little to no sun at all making them disproportionally colder than surrounding mountains.... (more)

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Dude McDuderson's picture
Sep 9th 2015
Shout back, "LOBSTER"

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Panu Lehti's picture
Sep 8th 2015
Last year's dawn wall was pretty amazing, even through I'm pretty proud about many EpicTV video series as well like Epic Climber.

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john.o39donnell's picture
Sep 7th 2015
Hell No it is NEVER safe to tie into your gear loops. If ever unsure, check the manufacturers recommendations and safety guidelines that come with the harness.

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Panu Lehti's picture
Sep 4th 2015
Sorry, I was wrong. It actually can be used as a bouldering mat as well...

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Panu Lehti's picture
Sep 4th 2015
Please take a look at e.g. Stormfront™ Roll Top Pack 30L roll-top backpack, which 100% leak and waterproof: https://shop.epictv.com/en/backpacks-rope-bags/patagonia/stormfront%E2%84%A2-roll-top-pack-30l

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Panu Lehti's picture
Sep 4th 2015
Please take a look at Camp Roxback crag bag, which is available e.g on EpicTV Shop: https://shop.epictv.com/en/backpacks-rope-bags/camp/roxback-2015 It has a three-layer PU coating so it's durable and protected from the elements

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paullpl447's picture
Sep 4th 2015
Really? Pretty amazing, even through the information fully killed my last bit of excitement to see the film...

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