Rock Climbing Tips

Ready to send? It doesn't matter if you're a beginner rock climber or ready to tackle alpine routes, there's something new for every climber to learn. Discover how to defeat your fear of heights, make sure you're ready to climb outside with the latest gear or learn the basics of anchors. Check out these posts dedicated to boosting your rock climbing skills.

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Rock climbing is my favorite sport. There’s no better way to face your fears and grow than to hop on the sharp end. Check out these essential rock climbing skills on my climbing blog.

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how to deal with a fear of heights when climbing

How to Overcome a Fear of Heights in Rock Climbing and Scrambling

Do heights make your shutter with fear? Read this.

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how to avoid summit fever

Let Go of Summit Fever: Why You Shouldn’t Care About the Top

Think the summit is everything? Think again…

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how to conquer fear

A Season of Firsts: Conquering Fear

Fear can only paralyze us if we let it. Don’t let fear hold you back, learn to face it head on.

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Mountaineering slang

Avoid Gaper-Dom with These 17 Mountain Slang Terms

Don’t sound like a gaper. Brush up on your mountain vocabulary and join the conversation.

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crag life

That Crag Life: Rock Climbers’ Paradise

There is something about climbing rocks that keeps bringing me back. The challenge of facing fears never comes easily. Climbing teaches us to keep pushing back on that fear. The harder you push the more you realize what you are truly capable of.

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Life lessons learned from Rock climbing

Life Lesson Learned from Rock Climbing

I stand there, frozen, unable to speak, pinching a ledge of rock about a knuckle deep for dear life. We had bushwhacked our way up a Castlewood Canyon to hang out on some walls and get our climb on – however at that moment it was the last thing I could bring myself to do. Half way up a route where the holds went from gentle 5.9 jugs to a grueling 5.11a. finger killers. There I was, stuck in my sick fantasy on how was I going to fall to certain death. Tears started to trickle down my face.

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