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A group of people warming up for bouldering
Boudering

How do you warm-up for bouldering?

Like any sport, bouldering requires warming up. Even if you’re young and spry. And if not, it’s even more important. But consider this your warning. Failing to warm up can put you at greater risk for an injury. Bouldering, and climbing in general, requires more than intense focus. It requires […]

5 hikers hiking on a mountain to improve their stamina
Hiking

7 detailed tips to improve your hiking stamina

Feeling like you’re winded before you really even begin your hike? You’re not the only one. If you’re wondering how to build your hiking stamina, you’re in the right place. By building up hiking endurance, you can go for longer stretches and enjoy more of the places you venture. Hiking […]

Man climbing indoor (bouldering) wondering how high the climbing wall is
Boudering

How high are climbing walls?

If you’re looking from below on up at a climbing wall, when someone asks how high climbing walls are, you’re likely to tell them ‘too high’ if you’re afraid of heights. Despite this, many of us have gotten over that initial gut check and scaled up there. Many more of […]

Sweaty hand due to hyperhidrosis punching a water wall as a simbol of getting rid of sweaty hands
How-tos, Skin care

Climbing with Hyperhidrosis

Sweaty hands? No big deal… lots of people have them. Though if you’re a climber, it can cause you a bit of trouble. Hyperhidrosis, as the condition of excessively sweaty hands is known, can make it hard for you to climb, seeing as getting a good grip is critical to […]

Man looking at his toes
How-tos

Climbing After Toenail Removal

It’s a common conversation among climbers… the pains of our feet. Our feet go through so much when climbing. We put all our faith into our 10 little piggies. But what happens when you have problems with your toenails while climbing? One of the biggest gripes is that of an […]

Athletic man stretching to avoid a hunchback
How-tos

How climbers can avoid the dreaded hunchback

Climbers aren’t the only ones that can wind up with a hunchback much like the famed Quasimodo from the Hunchback of Notre Dame. Sitting for too long without proper support to your back can also do it, you know, when you’re at the office putting in long hours in front […]

Socks on the floor
How-tos

Can You Wear Socks with Rock Climbing Shoes?

If you’re just getting into climbing, or even if you’ve been at it for a while, chances are you’ve seen someone wearing socks with rock climbing shoes. Some climbers point and laugh at this scene. It’s akin to seeing someone wearing socks with sandals as far as stylishness goes. But […]