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Big Wall Bible

Your Guide to Epic Big Walls Without Epics

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The lightest but most useful thing you can take up a big wall is knowledge. Welcome to a resource that will help you be successful in getting up big rocks. Big walling is a big topic so we broke it into bite-size "pitches" with a video to START each one. The aim is to have lots of videos, photos, and written content in each section, not just of our stuff but your stuff as well. Imagine all the good stuff on mountain project with none of the bad - we call this revolutionary idea "a middleman". See HowNOT2 contribute your beta below.

There are 12 main sections that cover the topic A-Z and we will guide you to them in this "textbook". Consider each blog we send you to as "chapters" and they will always point to the next place you should go. Treat this page as a topo for the overall course.


Planning for El Capitan

Logistics can set you up for success.

12 Essentials You Need To Climb Big Walls

What to take to live in a vertical world.

Packing Haul Bags for Big Walling

How to pack a giant one chamber bag.

How to Sleep on a Cliff and Poop in a Bag

Just living on a cliff face is a skill.

My Big Wall Rack - Cams, Nuts, and Hooks

Look at people's racks and enjoy gear porn!

Aid Climbing - Hooking and Nutting

Placing gear is more an art than a science.

15 Knots You Need to Big Wall

Tying together a foundation to send.

Aid Climbing Big Walls - How To Lead

The process of climbing the ladder you installed