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PG Climbing Basics Series Episode 3: Back Step from Planet Granite on Vimeo

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Episode 3: Back Step

There are many essential skills that every climber should know. In this series, we cover some of the most fundamental and important skills that are the foundation to climbing.
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These tips are great for both new climbers and experienced ones.  Each episode will include a detailed explanation and a drill to practice what you’ve learned.  Enjoy!
Episode 3: Backstepping

 This week PG Sunnyvale’s Joey breaks down the backstep: what it is, when to use it, and how.

 DRILL:  Backstepping with a Systems Wall
Use our system board to adjust holds so they are side holds. Then practice stepping up on each side. To increase difficulty, adjust the wall’s steepness.