Beginner

Belay Device

Belay Devices

    There are three main styles of belay device: tube style, locking-assisted, and figure 8. Each have their own unique advantages and disadvantages. The most basic and widespread are the tube style belay devices such as the Black Diamond ATC … Read More

Best Climbing Gyms in Denver

Whether you’re looking to try out a new hobby or you’re an avid climber in Denver for the first time, or perhaps you’re searching for a new way to get fit in your hometown – we’re going to cover the … Read More

Training for Climbing

Training for Climbing     There are many ways to train for rock climbing–but a combination of cross training and discipline specific training will show the most results. You will want to train your endurance and develop lean muscle. The most … Read More

Climbing Safety Checks

Climbing Safety    Rock climbing is dangerous. The single most important aspect of climbing is safety. If you are not being completely safety conscious you are risking both your life and the life of your partner. There are many ways … Read More

Getting Started

Getting Started in Rock Climbing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8YSRmQ-nj4            In order to get started in rock climbing, you first need to decide which of the three main disciplines you would like to try. The easiest to get into is bouldering. These are very … Read More

Rock Climbing Gear

What Gear Do I Need? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8YSRmQ-nj4           The gear needed for rock climbing varies greatly depending on the style of climbing you intend to do, but the necessities begin with four basic items. At minimum, you will need a pair of … Read More