How to choose a climbing rope

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With all the different brands, hundreds of climbing rope models, multiple thicknesses and lengths, how do you know which rope to choose as your first climbing rope? The purpose of this article is to help you understand the basics of choosing a suitable rope fo YOUR climbing needs by narrowing it down from the bunch. When choosing a climbing rope, there are a few things you need to know.

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Why wear a climbing helmet

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Wearing a helmet while rock climbing is still not as popular as wearing one while doing other sports. Why? And what does Chris Sharma have to do with all this?

Skin care for climbers

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Besides the rubber on your favourite rock climbing shoe , the skin on your fingers is the only thing keeping you on the rock. So, why not get a little nerdy about skin care for climbers? Knowing a few tricks of the trade will help your skin endure the stress that climbing puts it through. Clean …