How do I know if I am ready to start lead climbing? What grade should I be climbing to get there? How can I improve to get to this point?
Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rock climber, it is important to understand the system for rock climbing grades and ratings in the US. Using these ratings, you can learn and challenge yourself as you train harder to reach the next climbing level. Understanding route grades will allow you to understand yourself as
Rock climbing is one of the best ways to have fun, be fit, and enjoy an adrenaline rush. There are many different kinds of rock climbing – you can choose from bouldering, trad climbing, and top rope climbing, which can be done inside or outside, depending on your preferences. Experience the thrill of climbing
Out of all the different types of rock climbing, bouldering needs very little gear and time. Bouldering is a good technique to learn, whether you’re a beginning climber learning holds or an advanced climber maintaining your skills. All you need are some climbing shoes, a crash pad, a chalk bag, and an experienced spotter!
Did you know that there are different types of rock climbing and that many rock climbers specialize in a specific type? Each style of rock climbing needs specific terrain or equipment, and some styles need specialized training so that your muscles are strong enough to take you to the summit. The good news is
Try out varying levels of challenge with jugs. Photo Credit: mpora.com Learning to rock climb can feel like learning a foreign language. The knots alone can be overwhelming! To help you grow into the best climber you can be, we’ve gathered useful definitions of some of the most common rock climbing holds terminology. Keep
In an earlier blog post, we discussed just a few of the many health benefits that come with rock climbing. Now, just in time for Stress Awareness Month, we’re going to talk about how we can use climbing for stress reduction in the midst of our busy lives. All exercise is useful for reducing