Is Indoor Rock Climbing Scary

Indoor rock climbing is scary at first, but the more you do it the less scary it is. If you’re about to go climbing for the first time or if you’re new to the sport, you’ve probably already thought about the topic of fear. Every climber deals with fear in the sport at some time. …

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How to Clean Rock Climbing Shoes

If you’re wondering how to clean rock climbing shoes, the best way to clean them is to hand wash climbing shoes with a bit of soap, scrub them with an old toothbrush and then air dry them 100%. Giving your climbing shoes a scrub is a great way to get extra life out of your …

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Best Climbing Shoes: Top 13 Picks of 2024

It’s a great time to be a rock climber. There are so many different options of climbing shoes to choose from. In fact, there are so many that it’s hard to know which ones are the best climbing shoes that you should buy. The best advice we can give you for your climbing shoe purchase, …

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15 Workouts To Shake Up Your Climbing Grip Training

When you shake hands with a rock climber, you know it. Advanced climbers have insane hand strength and strong fingers. If you’re new to sport climbing and want to improve grip strength, then we have 15 workouts that are going to help you. Studies even show that having strong grip is associated with seeing positive …

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The 11 Best Climbing Ropes in 2024

Climbing ropes are probably the most important gear any rock climber will keep in their arsenal. It’s important that you pick a rope that fits your needs. The right climbing rope is crucial when you’re climbing high off the deck. If you’re new to buying rope or a seasoned vet with plenty of other ropes, …

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The 7 Best Climbing Cams for Rock Climbing

Black Diamond C4 Black Diamond Z4 Wild Country Friends We took a look at all of the available rock climbing cams that are on the market today and came up with a list of the best climbing cams. All the cams on our list have their own strengths and weaknesses. And you can’t really go …

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What is the Deadpoint Climbing Move?

A deadpoint is a climbing technique where the climber dynamically stands up on their feet to a reach a hold, and at the brief moment before they fall back to the ground, they grab the hold with one hand and regain control. The climber will maintain one or both of their feet on the wall …

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18 Ways to keep your Climbing Shoes Smelling Fresh

The best way to fix your smelly climbing shoes is to wash your climbing shoes, add shoe inserts into your shoe when you’re not climbing, and store your climbing shoes in open air where they can breathe. Charcoal inserts and other shoe inserts will help keep new climbing shoes smelling fresh. Check out our list …

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Five Tips About The Undercling Climbing Hold

An undercling is a climbing hold that can only be grabbed from below with the palm of your hand facing up. Have you been climbing in the gym and thought that the hold you’re looking at was upside down for some reason? That may be the case, but there’s also a good chance that you’re …

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The Best Books on Climbing

Rock climbing books and climbing literature can be enjoyed by anyone in the climbing world and everyone outside of it. The dream of standing on top of a mountain peak can be appreciated by anyone. For those of us who haven’t stood on top of Everest or other snowy craggy peaks, we can rely on …

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