Mammut 10.0 Galaxy Classic top rope

Top Rope Climbing: Conquer The Cliffs

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

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Bouldering with a spotter in the outdoors.

Different Types of Rock Climbing: Bouldering at Kendall Cliffs

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!

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Man bouldering on a large boulder

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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Man gripping rock climbing hold

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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