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Comparing Different Types of Rappeling

I’ve enjoyed rappeling a lot in the last few years and it got me thinking about the many types of rappelling so I did some research. The most common types of rappeling are the standard rappel, Australian rappel, tandem rappel, military rappel, and free rappel. The biggest difference between these rappel types is the way …

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Eco-Friendly Gift For Climbers: Gift Guide

Climbing is dependent on the environment and the weather, which is why so many are eco-considerate. If you’re looking for something for yourself or something for a climbing friend, then consider getting an eco-friendly gift. This gift guide is here to help – eco-friendly gifts that climbers would love. TOP 3 GIFTS If you aren’t …

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How to build safe climbing anchors from bolts

As an avid climber, I’ve set-up many anchors outdoors for top-rope climbing on bolts. Recently, while talking to a friend about her outdoor experience, she told me that she’s never set-up the anchors herself and has always relied on someone else to do it. This got me thinking about the value of knowing how to …

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Neglected Techniques Necessary for V4-V5 Progression

V3 is an incredible milestone for climbers and once you hit that moment, you may start feeling like climbing V4s is a steeper learning curve and much harder to accomplish. The biggest challenge I noticed as I was working on V4s was that the techniques I needed to use require a bit more strength than …

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What Happened During The Men’s 2021 Climbing Olympics?

By now you’ve seen who medalled for the Men’s Olympics and you may be wondering – why didn’t anyone anticipate this line up? Today we are looking at what happened and why everyone (including myself) was wrong I’m also reviewing what it would have looked like if Speed Climbing wasn’t in the Olympics this year …

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Belaying 101: You Shouldn’t Climb Without Reading This

Belaying is the most important safety skill in climbing and understanding the ins and outs of it can help keep you and your climbing friends safe. If you want to be safe while climbing you and your climbing partner need to be proficient with belaying and it should feel like second nature. This guide directs …

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