What Is Lead Climbing? Rock Climbing Basics

what is lead climbing

In the world of climbing there are a lot of terms that can confuse new climbers. A question I hear all the time is “What is lead climbing?”. If you are climbing outdoors, most beginners don’t need to worry about lead climbing. Indoors, a beginner has likely been lead climbing without even knowing it! The … Read more

Bouldering vs. Rock Climbing: What’s the Difference?

bouldering vs. rock climbing

In the world of climbing there are a ton of different types, styles, and equipment uses to scale rock. The comparison of bouldering vs. rock climbing is a common question beginners have about two of common disciplines. The biggest differences between bouldering and rock climbing are the highest at which each is done and the … Read more

Resoling Climbing Shoes – Everything You Need to Know

resoling climbing shoes

If you are like me, you have a favorite pair of climbing shoes. So when you start to wear through the sole you start to think about resoling climbing shoes. Should you do it, what are the costs, and more. I have friends that I climb with that refuse to resole their climbing shoes, saying … Read more

The Best Bouldering Shoes – Stick to the Rock!

Best Bouldering Shoes

Those who love bouldering know that it is a small but powerful segment of the rock climbing world that demands special gear. The best bouldering shoes are made for the short, demanding, difficult problems that bouldering often presents. I have a special place in my heart for bouldering, I started doing it when I was … Read more