Team up with pushy and better climbers

EDITORIAL

Thursday, 6 May

"A muerte" is the key in climbing according to do Dani Andrada and is the total opposite to "comfort zone" climbing. Almost all regular climbers would immediately progress two grades if they could switch on to "fight to the death" mode. For the modern climbers, having grown up with nice and safe moves indoors, it just might be very hard to adapt to the often painful and scary outdoor scene.

Instead of focusing on physical and structured training, it might be much quicker to instead team up with pushy and better climbers that will show you what is possible halfway to "a muerte". On the other side, it might be worse to have a partner putting up the bar several grades of what you would be capable of, i.e. trying a new personal best in high jump that will just create a refusal.

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