The pros and cons of the double bowline and the figure eight, two common ways that rock climbers tie in. Little research that has been done on knots in relation to rock 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...
Whether you are coming to Joshua Tree to rock climb, hike, birdwatch, plant-gaze, or work (it's a great photographer's location), a little bit of info can make the trip more pleasurable.
Pitons represent rock climbing history and the long standing clash between climbing equipment and environmental impacts.
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.
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.
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.
Colorado is home to some of the best rock climbing in the world. Check out my top ten sport climbing destinations in the state.
Indoor rock climbing holds come in all shapes and sizes. Learning climbing hold names and types is essential to improving your climbing.
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!