Crack School with Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker (Video Series)Learn how to crack climb—from finger cracks to hand cracks to offwidths—with Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker in this six part video series presented by Wild Country.
Learn how to crack climb—from finger cracks to hand cracks to offwidths—with Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker in this six part video series presented by Wild Country.
“Crack climbing is an essential skill for any climber out there,” Randall says in the first video. “You’ll be able to use all of these techniques from finger-jams to hand-jams to offwidthing to climb many of the best routes in the world.”
Episode 1 – Finger Cracks
Episode 2 – Hand Cracks
Episode 3 – Fist Cracks
Episode 4 – Offwidth Cracks
Episode 5 – Gear and Gear Placement
Episode 6 – Taping Up
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