Climbing and the Fear of Heights
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. 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.
What Gear Do I Need to Start Lead Climbing Outdoors?
Check out what essential gear you need to start lead climbing.
Dear Intimidated First-Time Rock Climbers: You’ve Got This
Information, advice, and moral support for new or aspiring climbers, based on personal experience.
What Is a Piton? (Some Mountaineering and Rock Climbing History)
Did you know that pitons represent rock climbing history and the long-standing clash between climbing equipment and environmental impacts? Learn more about this type of climbing protection and how to use them safely.
Common Rock Climbing Terms and Slang: Climb Like a Crusher!
Provides a glossary of common rock climbing terms for beginner climbers.
Types of Indoor Rock Climbing Holds and How to Use Them
Indoor rock climbing holds come in all shapes and sizes. Learning climbing hold names and types is essential to improving your climbing.
10 Tips on How to Improve Your Rock Climbing Ability
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...
Learning to Ascend and Rig Anchors (Rock Rescue Academy)
Technical rescue training with my teammates from Coconino County Sheriff's Search and Rescue team.