Big Wall Climbing: Elite Technique (Mountaineers Outdoor

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Make sure that the soap you’ll use is biodegradable, and don’t wash too close to the water source. Rocky Mountain National Park has a long history of climbing, and the area as a whole has long had a tradition for ethical climbing to protect the resources of its users. Among other famous places was a home once owned by Lily Tomlin whom you may remember from I Heart Huckabees or A Prairie Home Companion.

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