Information On Rock Climbing
One of the best outdoor activities is rock climbing. When
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you are ascending you concentrate on your moves and can't think of all the everyday stuff. You are in a different "world". It's a great feeling! And as soon as you reach the summit or the end of a route that feeling is even greater. If you are looking for information on this outdoor sport you are in the right place. New pages and articles will be added in the future so bookmark this page and come back often. In a month or so from now you will be able to submit your articles and share your experiences with the whole world. Every article will be welcome.
Types Of Rock Climbing
There are several types like trad, sport, aid, top rope climbing or bouldering. They have some things in common but each one is different. In trad you place safety devices on the rock and then take them off. In sport you use safety devices which are placed permanently on the rock. In aid you use the safety devices to ascend or rest. And finally in bouldering you don't use any safety devices because the length of a route is very small and you don't need them.
The Rock Climbing Gear
For any type you are going to practise you will need gear
such as rock climbing shoes, rock climbing ropes, helmets, harnesses, carabiners, belay and rappel devices, nuts, cams, pitons, quickdraws, ascenders and others. Here you can find easy to understand information about the rock climbing gear and learn how to choose it according to your needs. Also get advice on maintenance and lifespan of the basic pieces of the equipment like shoes and ropes.
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