Month: December 2017

Rock Climbing Techniques for Beginners

As a rock climbing beginner it can be daunting especially climbing outside. First of all, start practicing your climbing indoor in a gym near you. It is much less intimidating and you can practice at anytime when the gym is open. You saw other people climbed up a route and it seemed so simple and

What is a Crash Pad – Bouldering outdoor

What is a crash pad? I learned how to rock climb in a climbing gym and the floor is usually covered by thick pads or mattes so a personal crash pad was not needed to climb indoor. My first exposure to a crash pad was climbing outdoor with my son and his teammates at Horse

Rock Climbing Lifestyle

What is a rock climbing lifestyle looks like? I envision a rock climber who would look like a hippie with lean long muscles similar to a surfer or a skateboarder. The traditional and old school climber would look like vagabond but with a purpose of rock climbing all day long. That person would be called

Inspirational Rock Climbing Movie of 2017 – Reel Rock 12

Reel Rock films are documentary climbing and adventure films of different athletes achieving their dreams, goals, and aspirations in rock climbing. Annually since 2006, Reel Rock Film Tour screened the Reel Rock films to live audiences and climbing communities throughout the world. In addition, the film is also released to DVD and HD Download each

Indoor Rock Climbing in Florida

Because my son is on a rock climbing team, I discover indoor rock climbing in Florida. I enjoy the opportunities to visit and climb different gyms in Florida. I did some researches and found a list of different and interesting climbing gyms all over  Florida from the panhandle to south of Florida and from the