Athlete: Black Diamond Athlete Joe Grant
Location: Zion, UT
Photographer: Fred Marmsater

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Babsi and Jacopo’s Send of Zodiac on El Cap

With some of the hardest climbing in the Valley crammed into 16-pitches, the Zodiac (5.13d) had only seen two previous ascents … until BD Athletes Babsi and Jacopo showed up. Check out this new BD film documenting the duo’s epic send.


QC Lab

From the Archives

How dangerous is a rope-worn carabiner? Can a hot belay device melt my anchor sling? What’s the strongest rappel knot? Learn the answer to these questions and more in our QC Lab archive—an in-depth collection of questions, reports and experiments from our quality assurance lab.

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