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Different Types of Climbing and Equipment: The Basics

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

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The Top 7 Terms For Rock Climbing Holds

Try out varying levels of challenge with jugs. Photo Credit: 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

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Health Benefits of Rock Climbing

We may be partial, but at Kendall Cliffs we believe that there are many health benefits of rock climbing! Not only is it a social sport for friends and families to enjoy together, but it also improves health in a variety of ways: Physical Strength Flexibility Cardio Mental Alertness Not to mention the beautiful

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Bouldering in the sunset.

Monthly Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Now Available

You can now pay for your climbing pass through monthly electronic funds transfers. No more scraping up hundreds of dollars to purchase an annual climbing pass. We have four EFT plans available to choose from: Individual adult monthly plan – $55/month + Setup Individual youth (<18 years old) monthly plan – $30/month + Setup

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College ID Night At Kendall Cliffs

Are you a college student looking for a rock climbing gym in Cleveland where you can blow off some studying steam? Visit us at Kendall Cliffs on our special college ID night! We offer a special evening just for college students every Tuesday night. Any Experience Level Whether you’re an experienced rock climber or

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Sharon Conglomerate at Whipps

Hinckley Hills Outdoor Climbing

Are you looking for a way to train for the Spring Angle? The Sharon Conglomerate rocks at Hinckley Hills’ Whipp’s Ledges is the perfect starting place. Hinckley Reservation Geology Whipp’s Ledges at Hinckley Hills is located in Northeastern Ohio and is settled on over a mile of shale and sandstone layers. Over 300 million

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Sunset Paddle

Northeastern Ohio Kayaking

Kayak Techniques Kayaking looks simple – you hop in and paddle, right? That technique will work, but if you want to gain the most from your kayaking experience, here are some helpful techniques. When you reach to your paddle, place your hands about shoulder-width apart. Practice good posture. Slouching comes naturally in a kayak,

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For a Healthy Summer Visit Farmer’s Market at Howe Meadow

Are you thinking of ways to plan for an active, healthy summer? Start at the Countryside Farmers’ Market at Howe Meadow. It’s more than a place – it’s a community. Not only do they sell great food, but they also host a variety of workshops and events. With over sixty different vendors, it’s the

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