Developing stronger fingers is important when you want to take your climbing to the next level. There are four main reasons why you want more finger strength. The first is because you need the extra grip to be able to grab and hold onto small ledges. Second, you need the strength to recover on small holds. Third, stronger fingers will give you more endurance on submaximal holds and forth, stronger fingers have more stamina. If your fingers are weak they will become tired and you will lose your grip faster. [Read more…] about How To Increase Finger Strength For Climbing?
Rock climbers exert a lot of stress on their bodies. The more challenging the climb, the harder it is on the body. It is fair to say that the act of rock climbing is a full body workout. It’s not something that you should do until you are in fit condition though. Your muscles need to be prepared before you subject them to the rigors of rock climbing. [Read more…] about Full Body Strength Exercises and Their Benefits for Rock Climbing
Rock climbing is a fun and exciting sport if you know what you are doing. On the other hand, if you are a beginner climber it can take a dangerous turn without you even knowing. We have ten tips that will help you cover the bases of safety so you are less likely to be hurt or worse. [Read more…] about Climbing Safety: 10 Tips To Stay Safe While Climbing
Many beginners have a fear of falling while climbing. Fear is a survival instinct that people develop when they believe they are in danger. it helps us to stay alive, but it can also prevent us from doing things that we enjoy. We have some tips that can help you to overcome your fear of climbing so you can join in with others and have a good time doing it.
Your climbing rope is made to keep you safe and help you climb up rugged terrain and to repel down cliffs and craggy peaks. There is no way to prevent your rope from getting dirty. It is stretched tightly over dust covered ground and the pressure from the tension drives dirt, grime and debris into the fibers. Hidden grime can wear away at the integrity and strength of the rope. This is why it’s so important to properly clean your rope to keep it in excellent condition. [Read more…] about Complete Care Guide: How to Clean & Wash Climbing Rope