Climbing Without Ropes

Discovery News published an article on “The Beauty of Climbing Without Ropes.” Though we can’t endorse such an action, it is an enjoyable quick read with some very cool videos.

Here’s a sample:

For some climbers, though, protection takes away the essence of the sport. Without ropes and other obstacles, proponents of free soloing say their sport offers a kind of focus, simplicity and speed that other forms of climbing can’t touch.

Check out the complete article here.