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Rock Climbing Essay

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Submitted:Sep 29, 2009    Reads: 1,594    Comments: 0    Likes: 0   


Kendra Hancock


Period 3

Three page essay

September 21, 2009

Rock Climbing and Repelling

Rock climbing and repelling are both fun but very dangerous. This little how to, is to help you to get everything for a successful and safe trip. This way you can come home with all your friends. It is simple really you just need to know what to do and what gear to take. I will tell you where some good places to go are if you live in Arizona. Then I will give you the names of the places you can go for indoor rock walls. And much, much more. Hopefully this will be able to give you a good start.

As a rock climber you always, always must have the right equipment. It is very important. Let's start with some basic things. You will need a harness rope and 2 people of course. Then you will need Carabiner. They are latches that keep you and the rope attached. You will also need gloves for the Bellaire, The person that will hold the rope in case you fall. Last thing you will need is the knowledge on how to tie a figure eight knot.

Carabiners are latches that keep you and the rope attached. These can be found at climbinggearinc.com. Before you climb you need to make sure that the Carabiner is latched and locked correctly. You also need to make sure that it is not damaged. If it is in the least bit its performance might not be as good and most likely result in a deathly fall. They come in all sorts of colors so you can pick the one you like best!!!

The rope is to keep you up if you fall. It is one of the most important things while you are climbing. If there is one flaw it might result in fall again that will almost always result in a deathly fall. So you must always check your rope before starting. A place you can find this special rope is at REI.com. The prices range around from 50 to 200 usually.

The harness is what you attach the rope to. The gloves keep the Bellaire's hands from getting rope burn. You need to know how to tie a figure eight knot so that you can attach the harness and the rope.


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