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EXTREME SPORTS – Equipments needed for FREE CLIMBING

 

The climbing is an activity which involves making ascents on steep walls making use of one’s physical and mental strength. And upper extremities (arms and hands); for this the lower extremities (knee, foot and leg) is used.
In free climbing only they use their hands and feet as progression. It should be mentioned that a recommended item is the helmet. Often used so-called cat feet. These are a type of shoe that fits very well to foot. The sole of the foot of cat is thick enough to not be perforated by any object, and is made of baking gum, providing adhesion, provided that the rock is not wet.

In free climbing it is “forbidden” to hanging insurance breaks between meetings and if the climber falls have to repeat the length from the beginning.

One of the highlights in this discipline is Dan Osman , famous for practicing free climbing, ie without harnesses or lanyards, and beat several records.

In climbing there are heights of considerable danger and in order to have security protection equipment is used.

FREE CLIMBING EQUIPMENT

We can classify climbing equipment
Personal equipment
or harness
or Climbing shoes
or Casco
Ropes, slings and belts.
Carabiners
Brakes.
Fasteners
or nails or pegs