Wall climbing

ITBP organizes ice wall climbing competition in Ladakh. Watch the video

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel have shown time and time again that they respect not only their duties but also enjoy while guard the country’s borders resistant to extreme weather conditions. This time around, the ITBP wowed netizens with its ice wall climbing competition in bitter cold in Ladakh. It was the first time […]

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Border Patrol shares ‘sneak peeks’ of the event

The event was organized by the ITBP in partnership with the Association of Mountaineering Guides of Ladakh. The North-West Frontier ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) organized an ice wall climbing competition in Ladakh on Saturday 26 February. More than 100 climbers took part in the event, which took place for the first time. Radha Krishna Mathur, […]

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Ladakh hosts first ice wall climbing competition, organizers hailed by LG Mathur

The North-West Frontier HQrs ITBP organized an ice wall climbing competition in collaboration with the Ladakh Mountaineering Guide Association (LMGA), with the opening ceremony held at Gangles in Leh, Ladakh on Saturday February 26. More than 100 participants from 13 teams take part in this unique competition and this is the first time that this […]

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This automated climbing robot was designed by Hausbots to streamline home construction projects

HB1 is an automated climbing robot designed to streamline home construction projects. No matter the size, location, style or building material chosen, building homes can be dangerous work. Even with bulky construction machinery, building houses requires a lot of finesse and attention. As our technological worlds evolve, so do our tools, including those used for […]

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Climbing inspires change for miners at South Tahoe Treatment Center

Children climb a 40-foot wall at the South Lake Tahoe Juvenile Processing Center.Provided SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The El Dorado County Office of Education, Lake Tahoe Community College, and the El Dorado County Probation Department recently partnered to provide an uplifting experience for youth housed at the South Lake Tahoe Juvenile Treatment. The LTCC […]

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3 reasons why balance is important in climbing

When we talk about rock climbing, we’re talking a lot about forces – forces of friction, forces of gravity, the force you exert yourself on various holds as you push and pull yourself up the cliff. Without going all the way to Newton, let’s just say that all of these forces are working together to […]

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Wall climbing will make its debut at the 2020 Games. Here’s how the new sport works.

Wall climbing, also known as sport climbing, will make its Olympic debut at the Tokyo Games in 2020. The sport consists of three disciplines: speed climbing, in which athletes race up a 15-meter wall; bouldering, a puzzle-like challenge in which athletes scale unknown and shorter 4.5-meter walls with complex sequences; and lead climbing, in which […]

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The Border-Wall Climbing Competition will take place at Red River Gorge, October 11-12

Rick Weber with his curb wall replica! Photo: Courtesy of Rick Weber. Many in the climbing community were amused a few weeks ago when our POTUS held a press conference on a section of his latest curb wall design – a series of parallel square steel posts with a 5 foot high plate at the […]

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The Sims 4: Snowy Escape Climbing Guide

The Sims 4: Snowy Escape climbing skill is one of the new additions in the frosty Japanese-inspired expansion pack. With 10 skill levels to master and the daunting peak of glacial Mount Komorebi waiting to be conquered, you’ll want to gear up your Sims and prepare them for the climb. But it is not immediately […]

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“Impossible to climb” Finished! A recap of the Border Wall Climbing Competition

As one might expect, our president’s boast about his border wall was received by the climbing community as a challenge. To avoid being caught and kidnapped in handcuffs by Border Patrol for playing on the actual structure, I decided it would be safer to build a replica of a section of the wall and have […]

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A Biased Brief History of Big Wall Climbing

The short film ‘A Brief, Biased History of Big Wall Climbing’ hosted by Jeremy Collins and narrated by Timmy O’Neill. This is, as the name suggests, a short and biased (i.e. not exhaustive) analysis of big wall climbing, but in any case, it is worth a look. be watched. Hosted by award-winning artist Jeremy Collins […]