In recent years, the popularity of rock climbing has been rising exponentially. In the last three years, there have been around 100 new gyms that specialise in rock climbing that have opened their doors in the nation, not to mention that the participation in outdoor climbing sports has risen by 20.3%. What’s more, with each passing day around 1,500 people are trying climbing for the first time ever at places like Craggy Island.
If you are thinking of starting climbing as a hobby or sport, there are couple of things that you should understand. It is also important to note that you will also need to acquire some new gear. Below is a beginner’s guide to climbing.
1. Prepare Your Body
According to Hans Florine, who is the manager of the Diablo Rock Gym located in Concord, California and a professional climber, when it comes to climbing, hands are … Read More