The Gear You Need to Start Rock Climbing

Whether you dream of pulling on plastic gym holds, scaling big walls, or ascending mountain peaks, basic rock climbing knowledge is essential. It’s the foundation of all mountain activities — but to get started rock climbing, first you need the right rock climbing gear. If you’ve never gone rock…

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How to Care for and Clean Your Climbing Rope

When you’re rock climbing, mountaineering, caving, or canyoning your life literally depends on the integrity of your gear. You need equipment that functions properly every time — and that means dedicating a certain amount of time to taking care of your gear. Your climbing rope is perhaps the epitome…

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A Comprehensive Guide to Belay Devices

Consider the kind of equipment you use when you’re rock climbing. You have your rope, your harness, your shoes — and of course, your belay device. The integrity of all this equipment is important, as essentially your life depends on it. Picking out the right climbing equipment can be…

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12 Best Sport Climbing Routes in New Zealand

Amidst the lush green vegetation of New Zealand’s lovely native bush arise the compact grey limestone cliffs of Golden Bay, the steep chiseled diorite bowls of the Fiordland, and the lakeside crags of Whanganui Bay. A geologically diverse land has…

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Caving Equipment Suppliers Australia

Aspiring Safety have been caving equipment suppliers for over 25 years. We stock and manufacture a wide range of caving products. All products are proven for durability, functionality, and quality over 25 years. They are reasonably priced and made to last as well.

Need something custom made for your cave…

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Harness & Rope Cleaning

Ropes, harnesses, lanyards and other webbing products used in climbing, height safety, and outdoor education are generally made from polyamide (nylon) or polyester (Dacron, Terylene).

Nylon is susceptible to attack by acids; whereas polyester is susceptible…

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Fall Protection Equipment Maintenance

Fall protection equipment requires careful maintenance. A record must be kept for each item showing its date of purchase and recording periodic inspections carried out at a specified interval. Typically, this could be done every six months. Ropes, harnesses, and lanyards should be stored away from sunlight in a cool…

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Roof Work Height Safety Tips

Roof work is different from other height safety situations, mainly because the work situation is usually sloping. This adds an element of deception – roofs are more dangerous than they look. Also, it…

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