Belaying

The sooner you learn how to belay (and feel comfortable doing it) the better your climbing experience will be. There are different types of belay devices and different types of belay techniques. Lots of gyms offer classes which is a great way to learn in a safe environment. Please be aware that improper belay technique…

Gear I Use

Here is a list of the gear I am currently using/own. Shoes: (in order of oldest to newest) Butora- Endeavor, La Sportiva-Mythos, So iLL- Runner (LV), Scarpa–Instinct Chalk: Friction Labs-Bam Bam and Unicorn (it costs more, but is waaaay worth the price.) Chalk Bag: Flashed- Tool Bag Bouldering Bag, Black Diamond- Mojo (I use this one for my lower quality chalk), Pink…

Rock Climbing Terms

There are a lot of terms out there to describe different aspects of climbing. I hear new terms all the time and am sent searching websites to find out what they mean. So,  I looked through a bunch of websites to find the simplest ones. The one below has the most common terms with easy…