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How Do You Deal With Climbing Flappers? Prevention and Care

When I first started climbing, my hands went through a beating and I would get rock climbing “flappers” almost every week. I thought that flappers were just something I had to deal with if I wanted to continue climbing so I did some research.  The best way to deal with climbing flappers is to prevent …

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Do you wear socks with rock climbing shoes?

I was top-rope climbing with some of my friends earlier today and was wondering should I wear socks with climbing shoes so I did some research and tried it out. Most professional climbers don’t wear socks with climbing shoes. However, there are plenty of great climbers that wear socks with their climbing shoes and it …

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How Tight Climbing Shoes Should Fit for The Best Performance

I was taking my climbing shoes off today, giving my feet some rest between climbs, and wondering how tight should climbing shoes be so I did a little research. How tight should climbing shoes be? Climbing shoes should be tight enough that there is no space for moving around in the shoe and your toes …

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