Best Climbing Exercises for Beginners

Starting out with climbing can seem quite daunting at first: completely new kit, knots and belaying techniques that need to be learnt, and the lingo that goes along with a new sport. If you’re just starting out, try these drills to help improve your technique and make you feel more confident on the wall. Pause Drill Choose a route that’s …

Improve Your Lead Climbing Outdoors

Climbing is a mental challenge for me.  I’ve felt embarrassed and frustrated in equal measure at my slow progress in trad lead climbing outdoors.  If I had a pound for every time my friends and climbing partners said ‘you can easily do that – it’s well within your capability’, before I backed off a route (sometimes before even starting!), then …

Find The Best Outdoor Climbing Course

Whether you’re looking to get out on rock for the first time or build up your existing skills, finding the right outdoor climbing course can be challenging, especially if you’re new to the sport or have done all your previous learning from friends and are unsure of who to ask. We put together some tips to help you find the …

Ways to Buy Your First Climbing Shoes

My first climbing shoes were green. I don’t remember what brand. My dad had borrowed them off the local outdoor centre and the laces were so long that I had to wind them around my ankles. There was toe space for me to ‘grow into’, which left them a little loose, but they did the job. Fifteen years or so …

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Tents Evey Climbers Should Carry in Winter

One thing to consider while setting out for a winter climbing trip is your safety. You need to protect yourself from the harsh environment and insect bite. And one of the ways to get maximum protection is going out there with a tent. But when it comes to finding a four-season tent, it seems like there are almost endless items …

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The Complete History of Rock Climbing

The history of rock climbing begins around 1890 and is broken down into five major periods. Initially reserved for mountaineers, it is developing as an activity in its own right. The first climbing competitions date from 1947. This evolution is marked by at least two components: the hardware evolves, providing more security and therefore more and more freedom; Competitions that …

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Top 8 Tips For Hiking With Your Dog

Want to turn that daily walk into an interesting and fun hike? Well, it can become even fascinating if you do the workout with your pet. Every hike lovers know there is plenty of opportunities to explore new places and going with your dog on hiking adventure is such a great way to enjoy the fresh air in the outdoors. …

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A Full Day Hiking Gear Check List

Going out for a day hike is one of the delightful way to get a part of nature both with friends and family. And is not less if you are going to be out there in the open space all by yourself. So if you’re going for your first hiking or you have always been in the mountain hiking then …

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Must Watch Rocks Climbing Films For Climbers

One of the intriguing things in this new age of media and technology is the series of movies released daily and no matter the niche you have in mind, there is just a film for it. Whether it’s a new memoir or just a short video clip of an expedition on Instagram, its quality is best defined by the story …

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Complete Guide To Find Best Hiking Backpack Gears

There are many outdoor activities to engage in and among those is hiking. And if you the type that enjoys the great outdoors like hiking or camping, then you should also get the most of your outings by becoming well equipped and well prepared. So what must you do to get your camping or hiking trip much more enjoyable and …

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What Are The Best Trekking Poles?

Are you a hike lover but hate those knee peelings? Many love to go for hiking adventure, but hate the price their knees pay for it later. If that sound familiar, then is time to consider adding a hiking trekking pole or even a pair of trekking poles to your gear. According to research, trekking poles can reduce the external …

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Top 10 Great Place to Hike in Seattle

While the day last and the sun shine, it is time you get outside and have a feel of the breeze around Seattle. Because in less than minute from the downtown Seattle, you can be in a mossy forest about 1,000 feet to the alpine lake. Sound interesting already? Whereas there are many places to go hiking in Seattle, you …

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5 Best Climbing Harness Every climber Should Have

While abseiling you need a harness for holding your weight on the rope. In the market there are different types of harness comes in different shapes and sizes. But if you are looking just to abseil than you need a simple and all around version. What Should You Consider Before Buying a Climbing Harness? Harness comes with at least one …

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Best 5 Climbing Helmets You Should Own as a Climber

To get the most use of a helmet you need to wear it at the time of climbing rather than keep it at your home. If the helmet is on your head, it can mean the difference between your life and heath situation. In this article, I’m going to talk about the top 5 best climbing helmet that climbers use …

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Top 10 Newborn Baby Photography tips

So you are going to become parents soon or already having a newborn baby, and wondering how you should take some great memorable photos of your new baby? Then you are in the right post. Taking photographs of a newborn baby is always my favorite thing to do. Seeing a family in their first week, I just love it. The …