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Best Approach Shoes in 2019

At some point during the 1990s, a few of the more innovative big outdoor brands decided to do all mountain-going posterity a favour by introducing one wonderfully versatile piece of kit – the approach shoe. No longer would climbing sections have to be negotiated in clumpy, cumbersome mountaineering boots or undertaken with a huge pack […]

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Best Climbing Shoes for Bouldering in 2019

Are You Planning To Take Up Bouldering? You should invest in a good pair of climbing shoes that are sturdy enough to keep your foothold in those small pockets. Read this product review to help you choose the best bouldering shoes among the many brands available in the market today. Quick Navigation ​Reviews of the Best […]

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What To Wear When Rock Climbing

When you’re going rock climbing, it’s very important to get your clothing and gear right, since there will likely be no time to change or adjust things later. You should only carry the bare essentials if anything, so you’ll need to be properly prepared. Keep reading for information on everything you’ll need to wear when […]

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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 (GUIDE)

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

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

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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