The Basics Of Footwork In Rock Climbing

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The basics of rock climbing start with footwork. Knowing how to place you feet when climbing is necessary as missteps can lead to any number of disasters. Following a few basic tips to get you started, you can ensure you have the proper footwork techniques down and avoid any future missteps. Shoes Having the right […]


Climbing Is An Invigorating Sport

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Climbing is a competitive sport that requires people to be in good physical and mental condition. The rugged terrains that are often encountered while out rock climbing in the wild, have the tendency to test a person’s endurance levels past anything they have experienced before in their life. Rock climbing leaves people with a heightened […]


Climbing Safety Starts Before The Climb

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Mountain and rock climbing is one of the most exciting and exhilarating outdoor sports. It’s no wonder that so many have taken up climbing. Experienced climbers know that there are safety concerns associated with climbing. Ignoring safety can lead to injury and even fatality. While it’s true that it is important to inspect gear and […]


Climbing A Rewarding Activity

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Are you interested in adventure and the great outdoors? Do you like to push yourself and enjoy the rewarding feeling that comes along with it? Mountain climbing is one of the most exciting and exhilarating activities. Imagine traveling to a tangible goal of a snow capped, cloud shrouded mountain looming in the distance. You can’t […]


Finding The Right Type Of Climbing For You

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Are you thinking of taking up the sport of climbing? It is surely an activity that is exhilarating and exciting. It’s not for everyone as it is a sport that is physically demanding and not for the faint of heart. Climbing is not simply one activity; there are many different types of climbing and many […]


Climbing Requires More Than Skill

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Climbing is a physically demanding sport which is part of its attraction. While pushing yourself to the limit can be a rewarding challenge, you need to prepare you body for climbing’s strain on your body. There’s a huge difference between pushing yourself to the limit and causing yourself injury. First off, make sure you are […]


Gear Purchases For The Rock Climbing Beginner

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For those of you that think of exercise and immediately cringe at the thought of those spinning machines and treadmills in a stuffy gym, try expanding your mind and the definition you use for what exercise is. While the weather’s nice and the trees are full of life, why not take the initiative and enjoy […]


First Aid For Climbers

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Climbing is a sport that is exhilarating and exciting. When you’re climbing, professional medical aid is usually too far away. It’s important to be aware of how to treat minor injuries and ailments so they do not become serious. First off, make sure you pack a first aid kit that is lightweight but still contains […]


Enjoying The Sport Of Climbing

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Some people might not think of rock climbing as a sport until they have had a chance to climb a few mountains or spend time in the great outdoors with friends who want to teach them what they love to do the most in the time they have off from work. After people have tried […]


Climbing Holidays To Get Your Adrenaline Rush

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If you’re just starting out as a climber you’re surely excited to begin your climbing skills in the great outdoors. Your next vacation should be in a location where you can put all of your knowledge to the test and enjoy majestic scenery. Deciding where to go will depend on the type of climbing you’ve […]


Mountain Climbing Guard Against Common Ailments

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Are you interested in taking up the exhilarating and exciting sport of mountain climbing? Some avid climbers liken it to a religious experience. There are dangers you need to be aware of so you can enjoy this sport safely. Acute Mountain Sickness or AMS is a common ailment for climbers. AMS occurs when you breathe […]


Rock Climbing

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My friends and I went rock climbing during the summer and it was the highlight of the entire summer for me. At the start, I thought to myself, what’s the big deal about climbing a bunch of rocks. I never realized that it could turn out to be such a satisfying experience. My friends say […]


Stepping Up To Bouldering

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Rock climbing is a sport that numerous people flock to every year, drawn by the beauty of the mountain, the allure of the climb, and the sheer adrenaline rush of scaling rock. For a select few, simple rock climbing is not enough. For those individuals, there is an entirely different sport derivative of climbing, known […]


Ice Climbing Techniques

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Mountain climbing locations vary in altitude but many of them are in of sub zero temperatures. There are different techniques required for climbing in ice covered terrain and it’s much different than climbing in dry terrain. While it is more challenging than other forms of climbing, ice climbing can be the most rewarding and exhilarating. […]


Climbing Classes What To Expect

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Are you considering taking up the sport of climbing? It is definitely a fun and exhilarating outdoor activity but it is not something easy to learn and climbing comes with some serious risks. Taking a class from a knowledgeable instructor with a lot of climbing experience is a must. You’ll be instructed on a wide […]


Rock Climbing To An Extreme Base Jump

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Free rock climbing is usually considered an extreme sport, because you are climbing a mountain without any safety harnesses, and if you fall you can be seriously injured or killed. If you combine this with extreme BASE jumping, then you might be one of the most extreme people to walk the earth. As insane as […]


Outdoor Sports Climbing Dangers

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Are you thinking of taking up climbing as a sport? It can be an exhilarating and rewarding sport. Like most, you probably think that falling is the biggest danger especially if you’ve never climbed before. With all of the modern climbing equipment, falling is actually one of the least likely accidents. Falling is a risk […]


Indoor Rock Wall Climbing Safety Precautions

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Indoor rock wall climbing has become a very popular sport in the last five years and many people select indoor rock climbing walls because they offer the best safety features. People can feel safe while climbing on the wall because rock walls are made of sturdy materials that are guaranteed not to shift or come […]


Knowing The Rope Climbing Techniques

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Climbing is a sport that requires a lot of equipment and due to the risks involved with the sport it is essential to master the techniques for using the equipment. Rope is part of the basic equipment for climbing and it’s composed of nylon material. It has some elasticity so it can provide some leeway […]