The terms open grip and closed grip are often used when discussing rock climbing. Learn the differences and when each type of grip is used.
The best training for Rock Climbing is climbing, but we can't always be on the warm. Here are training exercises you can do at home to better a better rock climber!
Do the benefits of rock climbing outweigh the risks? You betcha! Rock climbing is great exercise, improves mental health, and provides a great social network.
Pitons represent rock climbing history and the long standing clash between climbing equipment and environmental impacts. Learn about this type of climbing protection and how to use them safely.
Fear is a very strong emotion which can be paralyzing and really ruin your day. Many people believe that climbing and fear of heights are not compatible. But, I assure you this is not true. You can be afraid of heights and still be able to enjoy climbing without being a self-destructive masochist.
Indoor rock climbing holds come in all shapes and sizes. Learning climbing hold names and types is essential to improving your climbing.
The best thing you can do to get better at rock climbing is to climb more. A lot of newbies I've introduced to rock climbing often feel they need to build up more strength before they can start rock climbing in earnest, but this is a mistake. If...
Technical rescue training with Search & Rescue: mechanical advantage, pulley systems, and packaging the patient for a raise.
Outbound Dan demonstrates how to easily make an inexpensive do-it-yourself climbing gear sling in about 30 minutes. The perfect sling for climbing, mountaineering, and search and rescue is only a few stitches away.