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Great Books to Help Beginner Rock Climbers Advance

Great Books to Help Beginner Rock Climbers Advance

If you’re just starting out, the best thing you can do to improve your climbing is to just climb. The more you climb, the more your body will adapt to these vertical movements, and the more you will figure out how to use your muscles and balance to pull offRead More

The Best Chalk Buckets: Huge Chalk Bags for Boulderers

The Best Chalk Buckets: Huge Chalk Bags for Boulderers

You may have noticed those huge chalk buckets, sometimes called “chalk pots”, that people in the bouldering section at the gym use. Instead of a small chalk bag that you can strap to your back, these chalk bags are left on the floor. What are the benefits of getting aRead More

Rock Climbing Chalk Bags That Are Cool And Unique

Rock Climbing Chalk Bags That Are Cool And Unique

Carrying chalk is a requirement for your sweaty hands, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find special looking chalk bags to help express yourself. Are you bored as we are of all the same logo-ed chalk bag holders clipped to the back of everyone’s harness? We found some really greatRead More

Best Rock Climbing Harness Reviews

Best Rock Climbing Harness Reviews

What are the differences between all the different climbing harnesses? Choosing your first climbing harness can be overwhelming. The different climbing harnesses available have different features, and you may not know which features are important to you yet. To get to know what to look for when choosing a climbingRead More

What is Lead Climbing?

What is Lead Climbing?

Lead Climbing Basics Lead Climbing is often called Sport Climbing, when there is protection points permanently bolted into the wall which you attach to as you climb from the ground up. Lead climbing is done both indoors and outdoors. When lead climbing outdoors on a route where there are noRead More

The Best Crash Pads To Take Bouldering

The Best Crash Pads To Take Bouldering

What is a Crash Pad? If you are new to bouldering, or have never heard of bouldering, get a good introduction to bouldering by reading our article. When you are bouldering at a gym, the gym will have thick mats or padded flooring to make it safe for when youRead More

What is Top-rope?

What is Top-rope?

The idea behind top-roping is that there is already an anchor attached at the top of the route. One end of the rope is attached to the belayer, drawn up through the top anchor, and the other end is attached to the climber. Top-rope is a great way to getRead More

The Best Rock Climbing Shoes for Your Adventures

The Best Rock Climbing Shoes for Your Adventures

Because climbing shoes serve as the interface between you and the rock, you might not be able to make much progress if you select the wrong fit. If you are a beginner, you should be looking for all-round, resilient, and versatile rock climbing shoes. As your climbing confidence increases, youRead More

The Best Climbing Shoes Available

The Best Climbing Shoes Available

With the number of climbing shoes being introduced into the market, you might find it overwhelming when you want to select some new shoes for your climbing activities. It becomes an even more daunting task if you are looking for your first climbing shoe. You may eventually settle on theRead More

The Best Climbing Harness for Safe Climbs

The Best Climbing Harness for Safe Climbs

You have selected your climbing shoe, and you now need something to keep you secure when climbing. You need a climbing harness. Now, there is a great variety of climbing harnesses out there. It’s not easy to find the best without a guide. Sometimes you might get lucky, but it’sRead More