Rock Climbing

what exercises are good for rock climbing

What Exercises are Good for Rock Climbing?

Rock climbing is a great way to stay active and get outside. The sport is booming right now, and climbing gyms are opening up everywhere, making it accessible and fun to train. I’m sure the first time you went climbing, you noticed how muscles you didn’t even know you used […]

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What Do You Need for Outdoor Climbing?

If you are just getting started with outdoor sport climbing, it can be intimidating and even dangerous if you are not properly equipped. There’s also so much climbing gear available that it’s sometimes hard to know exactly what you do or don’t need in order to get started. In this […]

What Shoes are Good for Rock Climbing?

Buying rock climbing shoes can be one of the most intimidating moves to make when getting into climbing. Unlike shopping for tennis shoes or hiking boots, comfort is commonly sacrificed for performance. Different shoes are great for different styles of climbing, and if you buy shoes that don’t go well […]

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12 Must See Climbing Documentaries to Stream Right Now

What do you do when you can’t climb? You watch climbing documentaries, of course. We’ve compiled a list of our 10 favorite climbing documentaries that are available on Netflix with a subscription or for free on YouTube, plus a few bonus films that cost a few bucks to watch on […]

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How Do You Become a Certified Rock Climbing Guide?

If you’ve wondered how you can get paid to do something you love, such as rock climbing, guiding has probably crossed your mind. To become a certified rock climbing guide, start by checking with the company you want to work for and see what certifications they will require you to […]

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Rock Climbing in Arches National Park, Utah

Arches National Park in Moab, Utah: home to over 2,000 arches, hundreds of spires, fins, and balanced rocks. This desert landscape is certainly one of a kind. The park lies over 76,000 acres, and you easily feel how expansive it is as soon as you leave the gate. Rock climbing […]

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Rock Climbing in Garden of the Gods

I came here for the first time at the age of 15 when my family first moved to Colorado Springs. We walked around the paved trails that guide tourists around the main formations of the park. What impressed me more than the formations themselves was the few people I saw […]

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Rock Climbing at Lumpy Ridge – Estes Park Valley

When I moved to Fort Collins, all my friends only really talked about climbing in Rocky Mountain National Park, or up the Poudre Canyon. Most of my climbing experience has been in the Western Slope desert area of Southern Colorado and Utah… So, I really didn’t care to climb anything […]