Climbing Harness Buying Guide
You may have seen a squirrel scurrying up a telephone pole, or maybe a mountain goat somehow scaling a cliffside and thought to yourself, "That looks like fun. I'd like to try that." Well, it is fun and you should try it. But unlike squirrels and goats, you're gonna need a bit of equipment to tackle this challenging activity.
Trad Climbing Basics
Trad, or traditional climbing gives you the freedom to climb outside of gyms and pre-defined routes. This makes it an incredibly exciting and rewarding experience. This guide does not replace a trainer, but instead hopes to give you a good idea of what the sport entails and how to go about getting into it.
Climbing Shoes Buying Guide
You've hiked and scrambled your way to the crag in your trusty approach shoes. You're now standing at the bottom of an immense wall, facing the climb you've set out for. Or perhaps you've just reached a super sweet bouldering site. Even yet, you might've just driven through your own city streets and landed at the climbing gym. Whatever the case, it's time to don your specialized footwear and get to climbing.
How to Boulder: A Basics Guide for Beginners
If you're looking for a new sport to get into, you've come to the right place. Bouldering is super fun and rewarding, can give you a good workout, and can be a great intro into the world of climbing. You don't need much to get started, and I'll cover it all in this guide.
Ice Climbing: Basics, Gear and Techniques
So you thought that waterfall looked cool when it was 80 degrees all summer? Now that winter is around the corner, temps are dropping and you'll soon get a different view. New opportunities arise when the weather turns cold and ice climbing that waterfall is one of them.