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Climbing Tools: Placing an Ice Screw

Video Release Date: February 22, 2009
Video Source: YouTube

The hardest part of climbing ice is not climbing ice it is placing protection. Paul (not his real name) walks us through a simple demo of how to place an ice screw. Although this was shot some time ago the principal is the same. Just that the gear is a lot better and the process is a lot easier.


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