Drytooling

Ice World Cup

By Anna Wells
13, Feb, 2014

So, instead of using your hands, you hook ice-axes over the holds! it just all sounds a bit nuts, which i guess it is!

Team GB at the Ice Climbing World Cup in Romania
Team GB at the Ice Climbing World Cup in Romania

Ice World Cup

So, instead of using your hands, you hook ice-axes over the holds! it just all sounds a bit nuts, which i guess it is!

Ramon Marin on Careful Torque M11 White Goods, Wales

Careful Torque for Ramon

Ramon Marin made the first ascent of Careful Torque M11 at last weekends White Goods dry tooling meet.

White Goods climbing festival

White Goods 2013

Ken reports back from last weekends Welsh dry tooling meet.

Indoor dry tooling at Tout a Blocs in France

Indoor drytooling

Figfour is a specialized training aid for mixed climbing and dry tooling. It is designed to allow climbers to accurately replicate the actions of mixed climbing indoors.

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Figfour design notes
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