Climbin in Yosemite Valley

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Yosemite Valley, climbing, USA, aid-climbing, Concentration, free climb, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Climbin in Yosemite Valley
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Climbing in Yosemite Valley Climbers in Yosemite Valley, until recently engrossed in the complexities of aid-climbing on the big walls, are now concentrating on short free climbs, and working hard to limit the use of pitons. Here Jim Bridwell, a leading figure in this free-climbing renaissance, reports on the new mood that grips the valley. The general concept of climbing in Yosemite is centred on the mystique of Big Walls. However, the glorious sweeping plains of sunlit granite that capture the imagination of the primary climbing urge have lost their lustrous aura. Advancements in equipment and, more precisely, in knowledge have stripped the mystery shrouding the Big Walls, laying bare the boring and laborious logistics and the stifling repetition and tendency of placing one gadget ...

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Englisch
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