Next Summer Olympics 2020 – Rock Climbing is Now Included

  After the last failed attempt to be considered in the Olympic game in previous years, rock climbing is now included in the next summer Olympic 2020. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) approved new events including baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, climbing, and surfing. The decision was made to appeal to the young audience. Location and Format

Petzl Grigri Belay Device Review – Grigri 2 and Grigri+ advantages

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Project Rock Climbing Gym Review – Sneak Peek of a New Gym South of FL

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What is Speed Climbing – How does it fit in with rock climbing?

Speed climbing is the act of climbing to the top as fast as you can to achieve the best time. The climbing can be done outdoor or indoor on rocks, walls, and/or poles. In this article I will discuss what is speed climbing for indoor competition on a standardized climbing wall. Standardized Speed Climbing Wall

Lightweight Sleeping Bag Review – Shavano 32 Degree F Ultralight Down

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Indoor Rock Climbing Competitions – Youth Sport Climbing Season

We are coming into the peak of the youth sport climbing season. In the beginning of May, Regional Championships begin. The indoor rock climbing competitions for youth generally start at the beginning of the year and follow through until mid July for the National Championship. Sport climbing is usually referred to top rope and leading.