1. Essentials of Climbing: Pinches

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    What do lobsters and successful rock climbers have in common? They know how to pinch. Eastern Mountain Sports Brand Ambassador and professional climber Joe Kinder breaks down yet another essential rock climbing technique, pinching a hold with your thumb and forefinger. Or as Joe calls it, "lobster climbing." Learn how to pinch, where to pinch, and how to build stronger pinch muscles. Be sure to check out all of Joe's other Essentials of Climbing videos here on the Eastern Mountain Sports vimeo channel! www.ems.com www.joekindkid.com

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    • Essentials of Climbing: Slopers

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      Eastern Mountain Sports Brand Ambassador and professional rock climber Joe Kinder talks about one of the more "heinous" types of climbing holds you'll encounter–slopers. Learn what slopers are, where you might find them and how to to use them to become a better climber. www.ems.com www.joekindkid.com

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      • Essentials Of Climbing: Crimps

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        What's crimping? How do you do it? How do you get better at it? Eastern Mountain Sports brand ambassador and professional climber Joe Kinder answers these questions and many more about one of the most important moves in your climbing arsenal. Learn how to use your fingers in ways you never thought possible and build the strength you need to reach your climbing goals while avoiding common injuries no climber wants. www.ems.com www.joekindkid.com

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        • Essentials of Climbing: Overlooked Items

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          In rock climbing, there are obvious essentials like a rope, harness, and carabiners; and then there are the easily overlooked essentials that can be the difference between an epic day and a bad memory. Professional climber and Eastern Mountain Sports brand ambassador Joe Kinder talks about a few of the things he never heads to the crag without. www.ems.com www.joekindkid.com

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          • Essentials of Climbing: Heel and Toe Hooking

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            Eastern Mountain Sports Brand Ambassador and professional climber Joe Kinder breaks down two of the most useful moves in a rock climber's arsenal–the heel hook and the toe hook. In this two-minute video, you'll learn how both of these moves can help you conserve energy on steep terrain and move more efficiently. www.ems.com www.joekindkid.com

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            • Essentials of Climbing: Let's Talk About Smearing

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              Eastern Mountain Sports brand ambassador and professional climber Joe Kinder tells beginner climbers how smearing helps you "stand on next to nothing." Learn about sticky rubber, stiffness in shoes, and some smearing techniques in Joe's latest in a series of climbing essentials videos. www.ems.com www.joekindkid.com

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              • Essentials of Climbing: Edging

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                Eastern Mountain Sports brand ambassador and professional climber Joe Kinder breaks down one of the most essential moves in a rock climber's skill set. In two minutes, you'll learn the basics of edging as well as what types of climbing shoes to look for to suit your climbing style and ability level. www.ems.com www.joekindkid.com

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                • Great Canal Walk 2012

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                  A video of the third annual FreeWalkers.org 40-mile one day walk from Trenton to New Brunswick on April 7, 2012 along the D&R Canal. Supported by East Coast Greenway, Eastern Mountain Sports and Blue Ridge Mountain Sports. The event is free and open to the public. This video also includes footage from the Spring Practice Walk of 3/25/12.

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                  • Escalada En España: Connecting with the local culture

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                    Whenever life takes you to a different city, state or country, you're cheating yourself if you don't take some time to experience the local flavor. After yet another epic day of climbing in Catalunya, Spain, Eastern Mountain Sports brand ambassador Joe Kinder takes in a live flamenco performance that stirs the soul. www.ems.com www.joekindkid.com

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                    • Essentials of Climbing: How To Use Climbing Chalk

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                      New to rock climbing and wondering what kind of gear you need to get started? Eastern Mountain Sports brand ambassador Joe Kinder talks about one of the most important weapons in his quiver, climbing chalk. Learn why chalk is so important at the crag and how to use it effectively and responsibly. www.ems.com www.joekindkid.com

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