Dry tooling

Day #181 in Antarctica ·

What do you do when you want to practise ice climbing when the weather’s too bad outside? Naturally, you make a dry tooling course in your local hangar…

  • Chains flickr
    Malcy using the chain as axe placements.
  • Foothold flickr
    Malcy proving that anywhere you can put your hand, you can also put your foot...
  • Overhang flickr
    Core stability is apparently non-optional.
  • Pause flickr
    Taking a break before tackling the next stage.
  • Topping out flickr
    Malcy gets to the top of the dry tooling rig.

Concept and construction by Malcy, one of the field assistants and our resident Captain of Moonshots.