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Everything You Need To Know About Climbing Chalk

Many new climbers that are buying gear for the first time or deciding what chalk to use usually have questions that they depend on the internet to answer for them. If you are one of those climbers or aspiring climbers or just someone who is thinking about buying chalk for your climbing friend, this is …

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Bouldering vs Climbing: training, skills, strength, grades,

Bouldering and climbing are both climbing disciplines and there are many differences. This article outlines the differences in the gear the physical demand, cultural/social and mental differences that separate the two. The most noticeable difference between the two is the height that you climb. Bouldering is a type of rock climbing that doesn’t require a …

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Indoor vs Outdoor Climbing: A Thorough Comparision

A common question for beginner climbers and sometimes more experienced climbers is about the differences between indoor and outdoor climbing. There are some obvious differences such as being indoors vs being outdoors but there are a lot more differences such as different gear, different environment, routes, safety and difficulty.  For your reference, this article is …

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22 Health Benefits of Climbing – Backed by Research

Whether you have been climbing for a long time and are curious about the type of benefits you are getting from your climbing training or you are thinking about getting into rock climbing and wanted evidence regarding the different benefits you may get from rock climbing, this article outlines many benefits you get from rock …

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Bouldering and Sports Climbing Glossary: Lingo and Language

You may have heard a climber say something like “the pinch wants you to barn-door so you need to flag” and wondered what they were talking about or what language they were speaking. Like every sport, climbing has its own unique jargon/language. It is common for you to go out to the cliffside or climbing …

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10 Minute Workout Routines For Post Climbing Sessions

Climbers frequently associated their struggle to finish a climb with two main problems: strength and technique. Though technique is best learned on the rock wall, there are many exercises off the wall that will improve strength faster than additional climbing time. With that being the case, many climbers suggest strength training to give yourself an …

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How to Use Climbing Holds: Techniques for Improved Climbing

The way you move through a climb is dependent on the type of holds that you have available. If you have a side-pull or an undercling, you need to make moves that will position yourself in a strong position to leverage those climbs. Because of this, it’s important to understand the main types of handholds …

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Indoor Bouldering: Do’s and Don’ts For Beginners

Whether you don’t want to stand out as a beginner in the bouldering gym or you are going bouldering for the first time, you may want to know what to expect and basic do’s and don’ts for a bouldering gym. If this sounds relatable, then here is the perfect bouldering guide for you.  Included below …

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7 Common Mistakes in Rock Climbing For Beginners

The likelihood of you making a mistake while climbing is very high, especially when you are a beginner. The most important thing in climbing (besides safety, of course) is to have fun so worrying about the hundreds of mistakes you may or may not make isn’t worth much of your time. However, if you want …

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