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12 ways to become a more eco-friendly climber

Climbing as a sport is getting increasingly popular. Whether you climb indoors in one of the hundreds of climbing gyms in North America or outdoors, it can be both fun and safe if done with proper equipment and technique. But, it’s worth mentioning that we, as climbers have a moral […]

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9 Bouldering Essentials for Beginners

Bouldering is becoming increasingly popular. Also considered “indoor rock climbing,” bouldering walls are now introduced at local gyms and special facilities dedicated to bouldering are popping up everywhere. What makes bouldering so enticing is the fact that it’s easier than rock climbing. You can climb at a lower height (you […]


Does climbing chalk go bad?

To climbers, the saying, “Get a grip,” is part of the sport. Whether you’re out climbing cliffs or mastering the wall at your local gym, using climbing chalk is a must. In a perfect world, you’d probably go climbing every day, but in reality, your climbing chalk likely sits around […]


Can you climb with long fingernails

Well, it depends on the length, but shorter nails are definitely the way to go when it comes to climbing. You should trim them regularly and keep them in good shape; The edges of your fingernails can also get hard and cause you a lot of pain when focusing on less positive holds like slopers. As a result…

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How to use chalk for indoor climbing

Climbing without chalk is like eating soup at a restaurant without a spoon. But how do you use climbing chalk? Chalk is probably one of the most important things in any climber’s toolkit. However, it’s quite commonly misused.Have you ever entered a climbing gym only to be hit by an […]


How to Grip Indoor Climbing Holds

Indoor climbing holds come in a variety of different colors, shapes and sizes. For a beginner figuring out how to climb them might be a daunting challenge.  Simply pulling yourself up might not be the wisest choice, since your leg and body positioning play an equally important role in getting […]


12 bouldering tips for beginners

Whether you’re just looking for a great strength and cardio workout or if you’re just pushing your limits while having fun, bouldering might just be your thing. But what exactly is bouldering? Bouldering is a form of rock climbing that is performed without the use of ropes or harnesses, either […]