Indoor boulder climbing is pretty safe and climbing shoes are quite expansive. Are they really a necessity? Wouldn't my running shoes do the job just as well? Or even socks? Or ballet shoes..?
Recently I watched a video summary of the boulder world cup in Munich. Indoors and outdoors each boulder problem is classified with a certain difficulty e.g. in the Hueco or in the Fontainbleau scale ...
Recently I heard as a general rule of thumb that one should leave at most the width of your hand as space between the knot (a figure eight for instance) and the harness. Its quite obvious that one ...
When I go climbing indoors I typically wear my climbing shoes without socks because this gives me slightly better control over my feet while climbing which I particularly need in overhangs. The ...
I have been sport climbing for many years, both indoors and out, but have only ever tried single pitch climbs. I would like to learn multiple pitch climbing, but have no idea how you manage the ...
I am very new to indoor rock climbing, I want to climb barefoot, I heard some people advise against it, Anybody here has any experience or can give any suggestions on barefoot indoor rock climbing?
My wife and I are very new to climbing (indoor) and we want to belay ourselves. If you know the basics of the method but don't have much experience could you really mess things up, or if you have a ...