how to train for rock climbing

How To Train For Rock Climbing

Have you tried all the tips you can think of to become a better climber and are ready to add training to your routine? Figuring out how to train for rock climbing can be daunting. Knowledge on climbing has been...
best climbing cams

Climbing Cams 101

So you’ve taken up climbing, but decided that sport climbing is too soft and you’re looking for a bit more grit, pain, and fear. Well, trad climbing is your answer! Unlike the early days, modern trad climbers h...
best climbing chalk

Climbing Chalk 101

Every climber uses chalk. Some use it to tame sweaty palms and tips. Others claim it enhances friction on their hands. Some openly admit that chalking up is a necessary mental crutch. Whatever the reason, if yo...
best quickdraws for rock climbing

Quickdraws 101

Most rock climbers get super excited when they begin collecting shiny climbing hardware! Quickdraws are usually an early buy following shoes, harness, chalk bag and belay device. Quickdraws connect your climbin...
best climbing shorts

Climbing Shorts 101

Climbing has its roots as a counter-culture sport. Climbers embody free expression in movement, appearance, and lifestyle. When it comes to climbing attire, there are no rules. Wear those hipster jeans. Slip in...
best climbing helmets

Climbing Helmets 101

Love climbing rock faces outdoors, but worried about protecting your most important asset - your head? Since time immemorial, climbers’ heads have come under threat from rockfall, or by being struck during an a...
best pants for climbing

Climbing Pants 101

Caught the rock climbing bug and want something trendy and practical to keep you looking as awesome as you climb? Maybe you like scaling rock walls in the remote backcountry, swinging up a boulder on the beach,...
best gifts for rock climbers

11 Awesome Gifts For Rock Climbers

Want to shower your climbing-obsessed friend or loved one with kindness and gifts, but don’t know where to start? Maybe you watch these strange beings clinging to a rock face, and can’t fathom how or why they d...