Are you working to overcome a fear of falling or perhaps just trying to figure out the best way to belay on different terrain?

Through the video series, Overcoming the Fear of Falling, this pair of Lithuanian climbers offers a scientific investigation into the ins and outs of the safest ways to fall and belay.

Topics explored include the importance of a soft dynamic belay (especially in the case of weight differential) and the proper amount of slack to feed in varying scenarios. They also recommend a few strategies you can integrate into your training to help prepare your mind and body for the ever-feared act of falling.

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