Beginner's Guide to Rock Climbing

You don't have to have super strength to have fun rock climbing. From bouldering to lead climbing, this guide will help you learn the lingo, gear up, and get started.

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How to Get Started in Rock Climbing

How to Get Started in Rock Climbing

Climbing can seem a bit intimidating to newcomers with all the gear, lingo and "climbing culture". Here are a few tips for getting started.

Rock Climbing for Beginners

Rock Climbing for Beginners

Whether you're new to climbing or interested in attempting your first traditional climb, put Vedauwoo, Wyoming on your short list of destinations.

Climbing 101: A Glossary of Ascent

Climbing 101: A Glossary of Ascent

Don't get twisted up on climbing terms. Here's your guide to understanding the obscure language of climbers.

6 Tips for Your First Lead Climb

6 Tips for Your First Lead Climb

You might be comfortable on top rope but lead climbing presents a whole new set of obstacles. Get to know these tips before you leave the ground.

Bouldering Basics

Bouldering Basics

Stay closer to the ground but get the same top-of-the-world feeling of accomplishment--and a great workout to boot--with bouldering.

Indoor Climbing Gyms Offer Year-Round Fun and Fitness

Indoor Climbing Gyms Offer Year-Round Fun and Fitness

Hit the climbing gym to build strength, stamina and confidence in a controlled environment.

Climbing: Dealing With the Shock of Real Rock

Climbing: Dealing With the Shock of Real Rock

Indoor climbing is a great workout but it doesn't always prepare you for the mental and physical stresses of outdoor climbing. Start slow and follow these tips when heading outdoors.

Rock Climbing for the Fun of It

Rock Climbing for the Fun of It

Climbing is full of ups and downs, but taking the time to remember what attracted you to the sport from the beginning will see you through every time.


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