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Learning to Trad Climb: Part 2

Author(s): DMM Wales
Video Release Date: June 17, 2022
Video Source: YouTube

Follow DMM Graphic Designer Clare on her journey as she learns the Tools of the Trad with AMI instructor Alice Kerr. In Part 2 of this series, Alice goes through everything needed for your first trad rack, how to place rock protection and Alice takes Clare on her first trad climb.

  1. Wallnuts: 0:00
  2. Offset nuts and Halfnuts: 1:47
  3. Cams: 2:33
  4. Torque nuts: 4:21
  5. Quickdraws: 5:39
  6. Locking carabiners: 6:56
  7. Slings: 7:24
  8. Racking gear: 7:46
  9. Placing gear: 9:27
  10. Nut key: 12:57
  11. Clare’s first climb on second: 14:01
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