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Part 12 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Belay from Above

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the twelfth installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Belay from Above with AMGA Instructor Team Member Margaret Wheeler—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! To watch the […]

Part 10 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Anchors: The Quad

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the tenth installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Anchors: The Quad with AMGA Instructor Team Member Jeff Ward—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! To watch the […]

Part 9 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Anchors: Replacing Old Webbing

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the ninth installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Anchors: Replacing Old Webbing with AMGA Instructor Team Member Margaret Wheeler—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! To watch […]

Part 8 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Lowering from a Loaded Belay Plate

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the eighth installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Lowering from a Loaded Belay Plate with AMGA Instructor Team Member Jeff Ward—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! […]

Part 7 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Belaying: Assist from Above

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the seventh installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Belaying: Assist from Above with AMGA Instructor Team Member Margaret Wheeler—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! To watch […]

Part 6 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Clove Hitch: Handshake Method

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the sixth installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Clove Hitch: Handshake Method with AMGA Instructor Team Member Jeff Ward—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! To watch […]

Part 4 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Anchors: Two Slings & Three Pieces

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the fourth installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Anchors: Two Slings & Three Pieces, with IFMGA Guide/AMGA Instructor Guide Angela Hawse—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! […]

Part 3 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Rigging a Rappel

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the third installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Rigging a Rappel, with AMGA Instructor Team member Jeff Ward—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! To watch […]