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How To Increase Grip Strength For Rock Climbing

More and more people are becoming interested in keeping themselves active and fit. Most people would focus on muscle building and working on their abs and pecs. Rock climbers are a different breed, prioritizing a highly specialized area to be successful in an activity that also happens to contributes to overall health – grip.Grip strength […]

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How Many Quickdraws Do I Need For Sport Climbing

A lot of people are taking notice of sport climbing nowadays as a means to improve their health. It does have a lot of benefits aside from the usual physical changes. ​Preparing and knowing your route is important in sport climbing​, but how many quickdraws do you need? Safety Equipment​Let’s start with the basic safety […]

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How Much Does It Cost To Climb K2 Mountain (LIST)

Guides, porters, gear, permits, grub, oxygen, flights… we all know it costs an absolute fortune to climb an eight thousander, but just how much does it cost to climb K2, the world’s second highest mountain, widely considered to be not only the most difficult but also ‘the mountaineers’ mountain’?In this article, we’re going to take […]

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How Should Climbing Shoes Fit (TOP TIPS)

Choosing a good pair of climbing shoes, for many, can be akin to choosing which instrument of torture you wish to be tormented with. With so many advocating a super-tight, toe-crunching fit, it seems the only option is to grin and bear it and plump for the lesser of so many evils.But does this really […]

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How To Get Better At Bouldering (TOP TIPS)

Ever felt like your bouldering ability has hit a peak you can’t get past? How about been stuck at the same grade for ages and ages? Or stared down the same problem week after week without managing to conquer it?Fear not, fellow boulderer! In the guide below, we’re going to take you through a series […]

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What Is Bouldering? (GUIDE)

When it comes to rock climbing, there’s more than one way to do it. If you’ve ever asked the question “What is bouldering?”, here is your answer.Bouldering is one of the most popular ways of climbing, which involves using a minimal amount of gear to climb up a hill or formation, and it can even […]

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How To Lead Climb (GUIDE)

Lead climbing is something you may or may not be familiar with. It’s a very special way of rock climbing that involves attaching leads as someone climbs a rock face. It’s something that must be practiced to get it right, so it’s not a good fit for beginners. So, if you want to learn how […]

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Best Rock Climbing Shoes 2017 (REVIEW GUIDE)

Climbing shoes are an essential part of your climbing gear. They provide you better grip than normal shoes, which will tremendously help you in your climbing adventures. If you are new to climbing, it can be tough to find the best climbing shoes, especially if you don’t know what to look for. In this review, you […]

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Best Climbing Harnesses 2017 (REVIEW GUIDE)

Scaling great heights can be very dangerous and even if you are only a couple of feet above ground, falling while climbing can still lead to injuries. This is why a climbing harness is an essential part of your gear. Being able to select the best climbing harnesses for your own personal use will add […]

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