Climbing

Best Quickdraws for Climbing

Quickdraws basically hold the sport climber’s life when climbing high altitude areas. If you’re a beginner, understanding how the quickdraws work and how can it keep you safe during climbing is essential. A quickdraw consists of 2 carabiners that are tied together with a textile sling commonly called a “dog bone.” It is the tool …

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Best Carabiners for Climbing

Carabiners are a staple tool for any rope-intensive activities. The best example of these activities are climbing, rope rescue, caving, hot air ballooning, sailing, and any job that requires a person to work in high-altitude areas. Most carabiners are made of both aluminum and steel. Climbing carabiner or sport those used in sports are usually …

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Best Climbing Harnesses

Climbing harnesses are used by sport climbing hobbyists when they are doing extreme sports, and by laborers who are required to wear harnesses for climbing high places as part of their work to guarantee their safety. Next to safety, comfort is the next priority of the climbers when choosing the right climbing harness. There are …

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How To Get Better At Bouldering

Bouldering is a great form of rock climbing and getting better bouldering skills can really feed into all other aspects of climbing, improving your techniques and confidence overall so it pays to work on your bouldering as a starting point. Bouldering is great for increasing your strength, focus, confidence, and creativity while out on a …

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What To Wear Rock Climbing

As with any other sport, it’s important to wear the right clothing when you are going rock climbing, but most importantly, it can affect your safety while you climb so you need to make sure you have the appropriate outfit and shoes. Whether you are climbing indoors, or outdoors, safety is paramount, and loose or …

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How to Lead Climb

Once you are an experienced climber who is confident using traditional climbing equipment you can move on to lead climbing which gives you much more freedom and challenges as you can find a new way to climb for yourself. You need to be able to clip quickdraws, be able to build and clean your own anchors and be …

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How to Rock Climb

If you want to get started in rock climbing it might feel a little intimidating with all the equipment and safety issues to consider, but it doesn’t need to be like that. There are many different elements to rock climbing and lots of ways to get started safely.  The easiest way to start rock climbing is by …

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What is Free Climbing?

There are many types of rock climbing out there and free climbing allows the climber to move by using their own strength and physical ability. They make progress without any equipment, relying on handholds and footholds only. Free climbing is not completely equipment-free though, participants are allowed to use rope and other protective gear to help …

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