How to Choose Rock Climbing Shoes

Rock Climbing Shoes are the most important Equipment item you have to own. Choosing the right rock climbing shoe can be tricky. In this article you will learn everything you need to know to choose the right shoe for your climbing needs! If you are a beginner, you can start … Read more

How to Choose a Rock Climbing Harness

Trad Climbing Basics: Guide for Gear, Techniques & TipsFor the most types of climbing, like rock climbing, you need a rock climbing harness. Harnesses are used for both indoor and outdoor climbing, and choosing the proper one is critical to ensure your safety while you climb. The harness is often … Read more

How to Choose a Rock Climbing Rope

When climbing it is essential to have the right equipment. One of the most important pieces of equipment to look at when approaching rock climbing is the rope. But how do you choose the right rock climbing rope? There are a number of qualities that should be thought about before … Read more

How to Care for your Climbing Rope

Handling climbing equipment the right way is extremely important in order to have a successful climbing experience. Climbing rope is among the most imperative pieces of climbing equipment that you can possess, and it is important to remember that taking proper care of your climbing rope can create a safer … Read more

How to Choose a Rock Climbing Helmet

A rock climber’s helmet is one of the many key pieces of equipment to possess, alongside a harness, rock climbing shoes, ropes, etc. The helmet is designed to be used to prevent serious head injuries while out climbing. Similar to a bike helmet, the rock climber’s helmet has several features … Read more

Building a Trad Climbing Rack: Guide + Essential Gear List

Trad climbing requires a lot of gear. When building or improving your trad rack, it’s essential you follow a few basic guidelines to ensure you’re well prepared and comfortable as you ascend and descend a variety of pitches. Before we go directly into the details, here is a list of … Read more

Can I use a Bicycle Helmet as a Climbing Helmet?

As a beginner, you are often faced with the problem of not owning every part of an ideal climbing equipment. This is especially noticeable if you have only been in a climbing hall and now want to go outside. An important piece of equipment that is not needed in a … Read more

How are Rock Climbing Shoes supposed to Fit?

I remember my first time in the climbing hall. At that time I didn’t have my own climbing shoes and had to borrow some. They asked me about my shoe size and then replied with: “Okay, then two sizes smaller will fit you and don’t worry – they have to … Read more