This beer how-to video is important on the off chance that you have a beer to open but a bottle opener is not around and a carabiner is. Daniel Duane opens a bottle of beer with a piece of rock-climbing equipment. Follow along and learn how easy it is to open a beer bottle wit ...more
As the clove hitch knot is adjustable and slipper, it can be useful attached to a carabiner, allowing the load to move fluidly up and down the rope. However, the clove hitch is not particularly useful or advisable as a securing knot. Watch this video survival training tutorial ...more
As exciting as it can be to crack open a beer, there's nothing fun about wandering around a party and asking other partygoers for a bottle opener. Don't worry, we've got you covered: here are 10 crazy ways to get to drinking while impressing your friends with your ingenuity. ...more
There's nothing worse than holding an ice cold brewski on a hot summer day and having no way to open it. If you're a Bud fan, you'll have no problem opening the bottle because most mass-market beers have twist-off caps. But if you have a taste for finer, more expensive brews, ...more
Here it is, the first 15 methods courtesy of WonderHowTo, plus 1001 and counting from Stefan Lampert's blog solely dedicated to the subject. Stefan's blog is in German, so English speakers should click on Google Translator in the upper left corner. Oh, and don't forget the cl ...more
DuctTapeStuff really knows his way around a roll of duct tape. Watch as he makes a "skateboarder wallet" in just a few minutes, the perfect fashion accessory to go along with your "skater jeans". Don't want to loose your nifty new wallet? Add a ring and a carabiner to keep it ...more
Over the past year we have amassed quite a plethora of beer opening methods. Everything from a dollar bill to a carabiner can be finagled into a makeshift opener. Chowhound's Daniel Duane is the first to confront the twist-off challenge. Though it's designed for easy manual o ...more
Learn the figure 8 knot to latch on a climbing harness. This is a simple knot that is like the sailing figure eight knot. It's used to go between your climbing harness and the top or lead climbing rope. This requires a latching or locking carabiner to afix the rope tied in a f ...more
Learning to make giant bubbles for this video has been the most fun I've had with a project in a long time. It's addicting to try to get them to grow bigger and bigger than the ones before. Since filming this video, my skill has improved tremendously and the bubbles you're abo ...more
This Butterfly knot will accommodate a load in any direction, and is used mostly in outdoor and boating situations, but also could be used as a paddling knot. It's used for securing a loop or many loops in the middle of a rope. Great for mountain climbing and canoeing. Mounta ...more
This is part of the How To Big Wall Book. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates basic racking when cleaning. This rock climbing technique is important for safe and effective big wall rock climbing. He is climbing El Capitan in this video. You should clean gear in a certa ...more
A simple method for setting up a slackline with 5 carabiners. This setup should not be used for highlines. Practice this circus trick of balance and skill. You need webbing for this slack lining technique.
Can you sleep in a hammock every night instead of a bed? Millions of people around the world do. It is so much cheaper than a traditional bed/box-spring setup. Lighter too! Would you rather move a bed, box-spring, frame etc, or just a sheet with 2 carabiners, 2 Eye Bolts (Lag ...more
This is a tutorial video on how-to arbor. You need a climbing harness, some carabiners and a long rope. Attach it to a tree and be on your way.