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Topic - NEW ARTICLE: Indian Creek USA - by Jonas Wiklund

"I've never fallen off a hand crack anywhere in the world. When the thumb is folded in and rests against the palm the hand forms a perfect wedge. The foot jam is incredibly secure. The only way to fall off a hand crack is by letting go on purpose.

On the first route I did at The Creek, the aptly named Generic Crack, 120 feet of flared hands, the last statement in the paragraph above was almost falsified..."

"...After someone demonstrated the ringlock/karate-chop combo for me, I could do one or two moves..."


Jonas Wiklund goes crack climbing in the desert crack-mecca of Indian Creek...

Read more: http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=888


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