Deep Water Soloing: Climbing with the Ocean as a Safety Net

By on July 3, 2016 in Awesome with 0 Comments

To most people, climbing simply looks risky – and with the wrong gear in the wrong spot, it certainly is. Ropes, harnesses, carabiners, bolts and more are use to protect climbers from taking a big fall off the wall. But what if you wanted to ditch all that stuff and just climb free? Well, you could do like famous free-soloist Alex Honnold, who many simply consider insane. Or you could ditch that idea, and go for a deep water solo, or, as the Spanish call it, Psicobloc – the practice of free climbing above water deep enough to fall in safely.

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