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By: Lisa Snider
Rock outGetting a total body workout by climbingNow that the temperatures have cooled down a bit, fall is the perfect time to get out into the backcountry and have a go at rock climbing. I've tried it a few times, and while I'm no rock...
By: SRekha
Scaling up the geological rock formations or indoor walls with a pre-planned route, both require lot of physical and mental ability. The climbers need to focus on strength, balance, using the equipment and proper technique. If you love to climb and guide others in rock...
By: Sharmal Kelambi
Rock climbing is an extreme sport which involves high risks. Outdoor rock climbers are faced with many challenges. A fall from the heights can easily cause a serious injury or even death at times. There are a number of safety measures to protect the lives...
Rock climbing: Tips to avoid dehydration
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Safety should always be top priority for all rock climbers and dehydration is one of the most common conditions affecting outdoor enthusiasts. It is easy to ignore the first signs of dehydration when the mind is so concentrated on reaching a target. The simple fact...
By: Sharmal Kelambi
Over the years, the number of people doing rock climbing has increased. This has in turn increased the demand for climbing gear. It is important to have a good understanding about the basic forms of gear and what each piece of gear does, before you...
How to become a rock climbing instructor
By: Timmy Duncan
Rock climbing is a passion for many people who enjoy the thrill of the activity and the intellectual challenge it presents. In many ways, rock climbing is like a puzzle and the climber must solve it to reach their goal. If this describes you and...
How to train for rock climbing
By: Timmy Duncan
Most people think of rock climbing as a fun extreme sport or as a part of a workout routine, but those who rock climb competitively understand that it is an athletic event all its own. Rock climbing involves a number of different skill sets and...
Exercises that help in rock climbing
By: Timmy Duncan
Rock climbing in and of itself is one of the best workouts you can find. It involves strength, physical endurance and explosiveness and truthfully there is no adequate substitute that will prepare you sufficiently. However, there are plenty of exercises you can do that will...
By: Sharmal Kelambi
Solo rock climbing is the most dangerous form of rock climbing. It requires a great deal of fitness, practice and experience. Even with all that, accidents tend to happen. In case of an accident, the solo rock climber has no one around for help. Therefore...
By: Marvin Somers
To be a rock climbing instructor you need to be able to demonstrate that you are proficient not just at climbing but are competent enough to ensure the safety of those that you instruct. To do this you generally need to gain a certificate from...

 

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