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Rock Climbing Belay Devices

Rock Climbing Belay Devices Braking Assisted Device (GriGri)     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 … Read More

Rock Climbing History

Rock Climbing History     Rock climbing was born out of the long tradition of mountaineering. It began with mountaineers needing to climb technical areas of rock in order to reach the summit. This led to mountaineers practicing technical climbing in … 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