Category: Climbing Tips

How High are Climbing Walls on Average?

How High are Climbing Walls on Average?

Climbing walls always seem to advertise their tallest wall, but if you’re just getting into climbing, the tallest wall may seem intimidating. Is the tallest wall really the best wall? What makes a good climbing

15 Unwritten Rules of Climbing Gyms and Crags

15 Unwritten Rules of Climbing Gyms and Crags

Most climbing gyms have their own set of written rules, but outdoor climbing areas don’t usually have written rules. That doesn’t mean that they don’t have rules of rock climbing, though. Both indoor climbing gyms,

Can You Shrink Climbing Shoes

Can You Shrink Climbing Shoes?

You got into climbing recently and invested in your first pair of shoes a few months ago. You climb often and so your shoes have seen quite a bit of use in the first few

Do You Wear Socks with Climbing Shoes?

Do You Wear Socks with Climbing Shoes?

During your days at the climbing gym or local crag, you may have noticed that many climbers don’t wear socks with their shoes. This can seem odd at first glance, especially since we grow up

How to Belay with a GriGri?

How to Belay with a GriGri?

There are so many different types of belay devices available to climbers now that it can sometimes seem a little overwhelming. Each device has its own pros and cons that you, as a climber, should

Beginner Hangboard Workout for Climbers

Beginner Hangboard Workout for Climbers

Have you ever seen that strange board hanging in the corner of your local climbing gym that’s covered in tiny holes and wondered how to use it? Well, then this article is just right for

How to Start Rock Climbing?

How to Start Rock Climbing?

Rock climbing is a great sport. It can be a super welcoming and open community, making it a great sport for anyone to try. Starting rock climbing can feel overwhelming, but don’t worry, we’ve all

Is Rock Climbing a Sport?

Is Rock Climbing a Sport?

Maybe your friend just told you that they’ve just gotten into rock climbing and you should come to try it with them, but you really don’t understand what rock climbing is. Maybe you’re the one