Climbing Communication and Commands

Communication is key when your partner is out of sight.

Go to a climbing crag anywhere in the United States, and you’ll hear a chorus of climbers yelling, “On Belay’” “Belay Off’” “Take’” “Climbing,” “Climb On,” etc. ¬†These communications work fine on a short route, with no wind, where you can easily see and hear your partner. ¬†However, on a long route, where wind and… Continue reading Climbing Communication and Commands