Elbow Pain in Climbers
It's hard to find a climber who hasn't experienced elbow pain at some point. You’ve likely lowered from many a route rubbing your elbow to ease a nagging ache in your arm. Such was the case with BD Ambassador Brittany Griffith … that is, until she met Esther Smith. In the second installment of their Hang Right series, Physical Therapists Esther Smith and Katey Blumenthal explain the cause of elbow pain and tell us what we can do about it.
Her First Multi-Pitch
Black Diamond Athlete Daila Ojeda knows the ropes. She’s travelled the world for sport climbing, and has redpointed up to 5.14c. Yet...until recently, Daila had never been more than two pitches off the ground. That all changed, however, when she journeyed to the famed walls of Montserrat to try the eight-pitch La Directa de L’amistad (5.13b).
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