Grip strength is very important to a climber because it can largely determine whether or not they’ll be successful on their next adventure. However, with the pandemic still raging on, training your grip strength may not be as easy as it used to be. That’s where a good grip strengthener comes in handy.
Climbing chalk is one of the most important parts of your climbing gear. This is the white substance you rub on your hands to dry off moisture from sweat or excess moisture if you happen to be climbing in a drizzle. The importance of strong grip cannot be overemphasized. Slipping is simply not something you … Read more
Rock climbing is an incredibly exhilarating activity. It is no surprise that it becomes addictive for some people. It however, cannot be attempted without regard for safety. You need a good pair of climbing shoes, some good quality chalk and of course a crash pad (or crash pads) Crash pads not only save your bones … Read more
Are you big-headed? Well, in a figurative sense, this means something not-so positive but we are talking about the literal sense. In that sense it simply means the circumference of your head is larger than that of the average adult. If you are, you could go about your life never noticing it. However if you … Read more
Whether you are new to rock climbing or have been doing it for many years, you know that rock climbing shoes are not like your everyday shoes. These are a unique kind of footwear designed to fit tight on your foot with minimal padding and sticky rubber soles for extra grip. Finding the ideal pair … Read more
A big part of the fun in rock climbing is the need for both physical and mental exertion. When you are ‘plastered’ to the surface of a boulder tens of feet above the ground, the last thing you need is discomfort from an ill-fitting pair of pants. Worse still you don’t want your pants to … Read more
Working heights is not for the faint-hearted but is nonetheless a lot of fun and worth including in the bucket list. Climbing mountains using the harness puts one’s heart in their hands because they are not sure if the harness will hold up through the exercise or will let them fly to the ground halfway … Read more
Whether you are a professional or a newbie, the Petzl adjama can be your safe companion for the different types of height that you wish and want to scale. A lot of fun is derived from mountaineering and the fact that you can work different heights without the worry of falling and injuring yourself … Read more