Rock climbing is an interesting pastime in that a hundred years ago, no one would ever have dreamed of doing it for fun. Historically, the feat of scaling a crag or mountain has only been completed in conjunction with exploration. Oh, perhaps a few mountain climbers decided to scale a ...
March 30, 2018Tina
There are many positives of rock climbing. Most people view these benefits as far outweighing the possibility of injury. When you consider the positive aspects of rock climbing, you usually think first of the physical benefits. Although rock climbing is practiced by both genders and almost all ages, it is a ...
March 27, 2018Tina
As with any sport or activity we need a starting point. The same applies when one would like to learn how to rock climb. Old wisdom would say that, if you wanted to learn a particular skill, seek the community that is engaging in that skill, and go join them. So ...
March 24, 2018Tina
While the techniques and sport of rock climbing was originally created as an outdoor sport and an offshoot of the methods developed for mountain climbing in the Victorian era, the indoor version has now become the most popular way that people get their start learning how to climb, and for ...
March 22, 2018Tina
The history of rock climbing dates back to the late 19th century. Although Colorado was home for the earliest rock climbers, the place became popular for rock climbing only by the turn of the 20th century. Rock climbing was earlier seen as a part of mountaineering; mountaineers indulged in rock climbing ...
March 19, 2018Tina
When you decide to take up the sport of rock climbing, you are entering a new world filled with challenges that will allow you to see the stuff you are made of. It is an exciting sport. It is a sport that will test your endurance and problem solving skills ...
March 15, 2018Tina
Rock Climbing is a sport in which climbers scale up natural rock formations to reach the summit. Or they climb man-made rock walls with a predetermined route. Rock Climbing is both physically and mentally demanding. Strength, agility, balance, and mental control are key assets for climbers. Climbing can be dangerous ...
March 13, 2018Tina
There are several types of rock climbing, trad, sport, aid, and bouldering. There are some commonalities but each are unique. Each type requires certain equipment, or rock climbing gear. Rock climbing gear encompasses a large list of equipment. From rope, draws, carabiners, harnesses, to ascenders, descenders and protection devices. Below you ...
March 9, 2018Tina
The spot you choose to for your campsite can make or break your camping experience. Here are some tips to help you select a good camping spot and get the best from your camping trip. 1. Find an established spot Even in the wilderness, look for a spot that is suitable without ...
March 6, 2018Tina
Hiking is a wonderful hobby for millions of people. It is great exercise and allows you to train yourself in the art of perseverance in the wild. The effect is a healthy mind and body. In order to enjoy hiking, you must be prepared. Going hiking unprepared is an invitation ...
March 3, 2018Tina