The Buyer’s Guide To The Best Crampons For Hiking

If you love climbing as much as the next person, you won’t want to give up your favorite hobby just because it’s winter. Winter hiking comes with some unique challenges though and a completely new

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Basic Guide On When To Use Crampons

There are some people who prefer to climb only in the warmer months when it’s not so much of a challenge, but for most serious climbers, they’ll be happy to scale some rock in any type of weather.

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5 Common Climbing Injuries And How To Avoid Them

Nobody ever said that rock climbing was a completely gentle sport and if you’ve ever been out on the rocks before you’ll know that cuts and bruises are all part of the game. While we can’t exactly

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Bouldering Vs Rock Climbing: What’s The Difference?

There’s nothing quite like the adrenaline rush you get when you do some kind of physical activity and you surpass all your expectations. This is especially true for rock climbers or those who go bouldering

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A Complete Guide To Choosing The Perfect Climbing Chalk

No matter what level of rock climbing you have reached, you know all about how crucial it is to have the right gear to keep you as safe as possible. One wrong move or lack of supplies could lead to serious

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A Beginner’s Guide To Bouldering

Rock climbing may not be a new sport to you, but when you’re with other climbers have you ever heard them talk about rock climbing bouldering? If not, don’t worry, you’re probably not alone.Bouldering

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Best Climbing Helmet: Keep Your Head Concussion Free

Most climbers start climbing indoors and then transition outdoors. Indoors, wearing a helmet isn’t necessarily required because you’re surrounded by foam floors, and holds that are securely bolted

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A Complete Guide To Finding The Best Ice Axe On The Market

Mountain climbing is a discipline that requires quite a bit of gear to be accomplished safely, and that is under ideal conditions. When you throw weather and other considerations into the mix, you start

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The Rock Climbing Treadmill: What You Need To Know About It

It has been proven time and time again that taking a little bit of time out of your day to exercise is one of the best ways that you can improve your potential lifespan. When it comes to getting frequent

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Build A DIY Rock Climbing Wall In Your Home Or Back Yard

Exercise is good for you. Nobody can argue with that statement, and the benefits that you reap are down to the form of exercise that you choose to practice. For example, strength training will make you

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10 Off The Wall Climbing Exercises

There’s no doubt that rock climbing is a serious sport that requires a lot of strength, endurance, and physical fitness. People train for weeks, months, and years in order to scale a challenging rock

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The 10 Best Rock Climbing Gyms In The US

Rock climbing used to be a pastime reserved for the seriously adventurous, and they would spend their spare time practicing on the edge of a cliff somewhere getting their skills right.Thankfully, the world

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Rock Climbing 101: Skin Care For Climbers

One mistake that first-time climbers tend to make is to climb without preparing their hands! This can lead to serious injury and pain if they aren't treated immediately. In this quick guide, you'll know

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Saving Your Feet: Foot Care For Climbers

Climbers are used to having foot pain, whether it’s from cramming them into high-performance shoes or jamming them in cracks. But, the toe pain becomes more serious once it doesn't disappear within a

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The Pros And Cons Off Using A 3 Person Climbing System

The standard team size for technical rope climbs has always traditionally been two people. These two people are called the leader and the second.The reason people climb in twos is that it is considered

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An Introduction To Vertical Camping

Have you ever walked past a cliff to see strange tents hanging from the side of the mountain with campers inside them? If so, you’re well aware of the term vertical camping, and it’s not for the faint-hearted.In

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Common Climbing Dangers That You May Encounter

Regardless of whether you are just getting started as a rock climber, or if you have been doing it for years, you will want to keep yourself safe. There are few things as crucial as keeping yourself from

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Impressive Feats Of Climbing: 9 Of The Most Famous Rock Climbers

Rock climbing is a discipline that takes nerves of steel, and when we look at masters in the field, it is hard to believe that they are even human. Some of the best rock climbers in the world make it seem

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Getting Started As A Climber: 4 Tips For Climbing Beginners

Rock climbing is one of the most intense activities, but at times, it can be one of the most peaceful. Looking out over the horizon as you take in the trail you just climbed is a truly unique experience

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The Difference Between Hiking, Mountaineering And Climbing

Nature is a fascinating place. Humans for thousands of years have traversed the open environment for one reason or another. Adventure is as much a part of being a human as hunting is for many animals. There

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