Find out which climbing shoes are the go-to choice for pros when it comes to trad climbing, crack climbing, multi-pitch routes and big walls like Yosemite.
Bouldering Gear Reviews
Find out which bouldering shoes are the go-tos for pros like Alex Honnold and others.
They’re highly aggressive and specialize in both heel and toe hooking.
So, chalk is used in multiple sports to help you perform as best as possible. Chalk, or as it’s known by the science types “magnesium carbonate MgCO3” is great for all climbers, as it allows you to keep your hands dry as well as improve your grip on the rock or climbing hold. The problem […]
If you are going to take climbing seriously you need what every good climber has:
A kickass chalk bag.
For those new to climbing, chalk bags are pretty self-explanatory.
During climbs, your hands can sometimes get clammy or sweaty which can lead to slipping on hold. You use the chalk to dry them out and make sure you can get as much friction as possible.
So you’ve have decided, laces are choice for you.
Who needs the struggle of the slip-on or a fight with Velcro.
Now the only thing remains is which pair to get? With so much choice out there, I have narrowed it down to 5 pairs that I wouldn’t recommend overlooking.
So in my previous post, I have talked about the applications of climbing balms, along with how they can help with skin repair. You can read more about that here.
Since you now know why you should be using balms to look after your hands. I want to talk about which balms I think are better than the rest.