I first heard about ClimbTech’s 1/2″ removable bolts on my favorite facebook group, Rope Test Lab. If you’re not a member, join this facebook group (or subscribe to the official … Continue reading ClimbTech Removable Bolts
This October I’m heading to Taiwan for Part I of exploring canyons with an international group of canyoners in the Taiwan Canyoning Expedition 2015/2016. Taiwan first captured my attention a … Continue reading Expedition Techniques: The Natural Anchor Bag (Video)
Hello readers! I’ve just made the move to Japan for the summer canyoning season, and things are going full swing. I have a few big posts in the works at … Continue reading The Stone Knot: A Euro-Application
I’ve been working on a few posts at the moment, but they seem to be coming together slowly! So, I thought I’d throw up something to keep people entertained in … Continue reading The Munter Pop
Oh the Bowline! Seemingly one of the hardest knots to teach people. While most canyoners don’t favor the bowline, I find myself using it quite a bit. I most often … Continue reading Fast and Easy Bowline (Video)
I thought I’d put up a basic tech post for those who are just starting out in canyoning (or those who want a few more tricks in the bag). This video shows 4 different methods to tie the Munter Hitch. It’s one of the first knots (technically a hitch, I know) people should learn, as it is the basis for the most simple releasable system in canyoning, the Munter-Mule-Overhand. 3 of the 4 methods in this video are one-handed methods, which any professional can tell you is very important.