How Does an Auto (Automatic) Belay Device in Rock Climbing Work?

Running repetitive laps on gym climbing walls can be the perfect way to build up your strength, rev up your endurance, sizzle away body fat, and, to top it all off, have tons of fun! How cool is that! But what if you don’t have a belay partner? In that case, you can’t go as […]

Belay Techniques: How to Secure Someone While Rock Climbing

When we think about rock climbing, our minds wander to remote locations and beautiful landscapes, picturing strong men and women gracefully ascending rocks.  As all climbers know, however, there is something missing in this beautiful image: the belayers!  We must admit it: without a belayer, there can be no climbing. If you want to hang […]