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New Ripon CA Climbing Gym opens with a large facility

Learning the ropes takes on a whole new meaning when you’re 55 feet in the air and hooked to just one. Still, the staff at Ripon’s new Alpine Climbing Adventure Fitness are determined to turn everyone who walks through its doors into climbers. The new from-scratch facility on Garrison Road is hard to miss, as […]

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Tips from a Pro for Getting Started Rock Climbing in the Inland Northwest | External number | Spokane | Interior of the Pacific Northwest

There are two main types of outdoor climbing: Sport climbing involves climbing on routes with fixed anchor points. Traditional (traditional) rock climbing involves placing your own anchors on the rock as you climb. Kelty Godby says people will often tell him that they are dizzy and could never climb. Her favorite answer? “All […]

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OUTER EDGE | Guided climbing in the White Mountains

Meteorologist Mallory Brooke accompanied the climb where guides gave careful instructions, defended it to the top and, of course, put safety first. NEW HAMPSHIRE, USA – In this week’s Outside Edge, we’re at the edge of a ledge in the White Mountains. Meteorologist Mallory Brooke has partnered with Northeast Mountaineering to guide her on this […]

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Where to Rock Climb in Columbus

Rock climbing really is one of the most fun ways to train. As long as you’re not too afraid of heights, you’ll probably fall in love with wall climbing and achieving your climbing goals. Here in Columbus there are some fantastic places to rock climb, perfect for all skill levels. You might also like Some […]

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Escalation Notes, Safety Notes Explained

Get the inside scoop on climbing difficulty and safety ratings here: what they are, what they mean, and why they matter. Climbing grades are used to describe the difficulty of climbing routes. Grades are used in climbing gyms and outdoors on the cliff. Before starting a route, it can be useful to know the steepness […]

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How to start rock climbing

Crash pads are expensive, note the climbers we talk to, so until you’re really serious about regular climbing outside of the gym, you’re better off climbing with friends first. more experienced (and prepared), by taking lessons with instructors who can provide equipment or rent a mat at a climbing site. For bouldering, you’ll want to […]

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Indoor Climbing 101: Everything you need to know before your first visit to the climbing gym

Climbing commands are pretty standard at all rock gyms, so you’ll probably hear (and be taught in any beginner’s class) this exchange that happens before the start of the climb: Climber: “In relay?” – It is the climber who asks the belayer to confirm that he is correctly attached to the belay system.Belayer: “Belay activated”. […]

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How to build a climbing wall

If you have kids at home, chances are you flipped through our June issue and stopped by a particularly unusual playroom. In a San Francisco home designed by Regan Baker, the kids raced to the basement, which features a craft room, plush kids’ sofas and, perhaps most impressively, a rope and climbing wall . So […]