What's a piton you ask? Well, dive into this little bit of rock climbing history to find out all about how pitons were used in climbing and why they are now almost entirely obsolete.
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!
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.
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 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...
Indoor rock climbing holds come in all shapes and sizes. Learning climbing hold names and types is essential to improving your climbing.
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.