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What equipment is essential for rock climbing?

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Due to the dangerous nature of rock climbing there are several pieces of equipment that are essential. The first piece of equipment would be climbing shoes followed by a quality harness and rope. The type of climbing being done will dictate any other specialized pieces of gear.

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