Tactics – using tactical advantage in sport climbing. By Dave Sarkar

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Tactics – using tactical advantage in sport climbing.


Hopefully you’re now well into summer climbing mode and all that well planned training throughout the winter is paying dividends and you’re sending routes left, right and centre.

This month I’m looking at the subject of tactics. Tactics come into play when you are trying your hardest routes or problems of the year and the intelligent use of them can greatly speed up a successful…

Posted: 18/08/2014
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Does climbing make you happy? By Dave Sarkar

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Does climbing make you happy?

For some-one whose project was to take a backseat and concentrate on climbing it seems work’s been a little hectic lately (this is outdoor season and I’ve been pretty back to back with expeditions, working towards my MIA assessment as well as the 3 days of teaching), way too much of it and definitely not enough play. I finally got some time free and decided to head over to Almscliffe, a gritstone crag, famous in Yo…

Posted: 10/07/2014
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