I love rock climbing. I learned how to climb in my late 40s. You can find me at least 2 to 3 times a week at a rock climbing gym in Orlando, Fl. It keeps my body challenged physically and my brain engaged. It is a great alternative way to work out while having fun. Climb with me. I would love to meet you there.
If you are not a rock climber, you may not heard of top rope and may wonder what is top rope climbing? It is a type of climbing that passes a rope through an anchor system at the top of the climb, a climber is securely attached to the rope, […]
Did you know that belay can be defined as a noun as well as a verb? I learned something new when I did my research to write this article. It is so wonderful to always be learning. In rock climbing, I usually refer to belay as a verb. In this […]
Now that you learned more about the figure 8 knot and how to make one from “how to tie a figure 8 knot” article, you are ready to move forward to the next step of rock climbing. What is the next step and why is it so important? The next […]
It is very important to understand what a figure 8 knot is in rock Climbing because it could save you from dropping to the ground. As a beginning climber, there are plenty of safety procedures to remember so learning to tie a knot is maybe the last thing you’ll remember […]
Usually first thought that comes to most women’s mind when we are invited to go rock climbing is that “my upper body is not strong enough.” However, that is not necessary all true. Generally, women are more efficient climbers than men because we are not relying only on upper body […]
There are a variety of different artificial bouldering holds for an indoor gym to mimic the outdoor climbing environment. Outdoor climbing is hard to come by near me so an indoor gym is the next best thing. An indoor rock climbing gym provides the weekly fixed for my climbing obsession […]
“What is Rock Climbing?” was the biggest question for me when our neighbors introduced us to rock climbing for my son. For me rock climbing would be an outdoor sport where you would climb a real rock and up a mountain. Even though Florida provides outdoor sporting environment with the beautiful beaches, plentiful lakes, and […]