Here’s the math on how many bolts you need and where to place them when building a sport climbing route. Includes both low first bolts and high first bolts.
Janja Garnbret is one of the best climbers in the world at the moment. Inspired by her amazing feats, I’m sure some climbers will have wondered what this reincarnated spider monkey is wearing on her feet. So, before I carry on, it’s worth mentioning that shoes don’t make the climber. Everybody has different preferences and […]
It’s a pretty safe bet to say Janja Garnbret is one of the best climbers in the world right now. With a title like ‘the golden girl of sport climbing’, it’s no surprise she’s one of the favorites for Tokyo 2020. This Slovenian climber had a pretty impressive start when she entered the IFSC Lead […]
Trust me, it’s not impossible. As long as you don’t have a terrible pair of climbing shoes, then technique can turn the most difficult holds into easy ones.
High first bolts can be pretty dangerous. Falling before you clip in can easily break your ankles, so let’s look at how to solve this problem for good.
It seems crazy that so climbers dont wear helmets while at the crag. There’s a reason why they dont wear helmets, but it isn’t a good reason. Find out why.
The definitive answer on whether you actually need a helmet for your particular climbing discipline.
Helmets are not primarily for protecting against falls.
A quick guide on what to wear for indoor rock climbing or indoor bouldering. Plus: advice on which are the best climbing pants and climbing shoes to get.
Everyone in basketball wants to be like Mike. In climbing however, everybody wants to be like Adam. So what shoes does this living legend wear? And does it actually help him in his climbs? While Adam might change pairs fairly often, I’m going to look at the two pairs he used to send his 9C […]
Here’s what you need to know to be able to climb unsupervised at any bouldering gym. Reading this will be enough to get you ready for your first session.
The ultimate guide for beginners. These are the things I wish I knew before I started indoor bouldering for the first time. You’ll need to know this stuff.
There’s a reason why these are the absolute gold standard for cams.
They’re absolutely essential for any trad rack, and should be the first thing you buy.