The Downside of Tight Climbing Shoes

After you have been climbing for awhile, the next natural step is to start looking for your first pair of climbing shoes, also jokingly called “rubbers”. While the decision is not particularly difficult at face value, there are a lot of factors that must be taken into account before you throw down cash for a… Continue reading The Downside of Tight Climbing Shoes

“If you aren’t falling, you aren’t trying hard enough.”

As a new climber, knots, lingo, and technique are thrown at you left and right. What many new climbers are rarely introduced to is how to fall. Many people naturally pick it up, so why teach it? Learning the proper way to fall is about as important as learning how to tie your eight knot.… Continue reading “If you aren’t falling, you aren’t trying hard enough.”