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A Few Useful Rock Climbing Techniques

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Rock climbing techniques are essential into having a great outdoor or indoor climbing experience. With indoor climbing walls you have the best opportunity to learn these techniques prior to approaching the outdoor rocks because these techniques are the ones to keep you safe when climbing and descending various types of rocks. This article will introduce you to the usual techniques while making sure that you practice them with the proper guidance of a skilled climber: You must know the way ropes are tied and knotted and this is done in three different methods: Single rope system - is the most commonly used method with climbing routes that are straight. Double rope system - is more flexible as compared to ...

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Useful Info on Rock Climbing Shoes

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Aside from the fact that you always have to be properly hooked to the rope while climbing you must as well wear the right types of rock climbing shoes. This type of footwear is recommended for the climbers to ensure their comfort while climbing various surfaces of rocks and walls. It is not proper to consider wearing sneakers or any other type of boots or sport footwear unless this one is designed for the climbing. This is where you have to know to make the difference between other shoes and rock climbing shoes. For instance the latter ones will be comfortably fit to the feet almost close to a tight pair of shoes. There are as ...

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More Facts about Indoor Rock Climbing Holds

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If you are a passionate for rock climbing then you must be already familiar with the indoor rock climbing holds. These are parts that compose the level of difficulty of a climbing wall. These walls are usually set up inside many gyms, leisure centers but you can find them as well in skateboarding parks or installed on someone's property. These holds come in various shapes and sizes and as mentioned above, these features will determine the level of difficulty that a climbing wall comes with. For instance, there are many gyms to include different indoor rock climbing walls, each of them containing holds of various sizes, some that are designed to ease up the ascension while ...

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Some Facts to Know on Rock Climbing Ropes

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One important element that has been and still is the concern of many rock climbers is represented by rock climbing rope. You have to know (and I bet you already know) that a rope can hold the fate of your life in its 'hands'. While in the past that could be a problem, it is not the same today because manufacturers have started to produce ropes that are completely different than the ones that existed with the past climbing expeditions. One feature that turns the today rock climbing rope into a safe element is the texture it is made of. These days you don't have to worry any more about the fact that your rope won't ...

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A Few Basic Things to Know about Rock Climbing Knots

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Rock climbing knots play an important role in this type of sporting activity. You have to admit that these tiny elements are the vital ones to keep you alive, because your body hanging out there while climbing the wall will depend on them entirely. These knots are responsible for having your waist properly tied, for the rope properly tying the equipment and keeping you connected to the other team climber. It is also the knot which is part of the rescue system and techniques approached for this purpose. It is therefore important to know as much as necessary into making these knots and the role they play with each move you make while preparing for climbing ...

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