Tag: rock climbing gear

Carabiners: A climber’s guide to biner basics

The carabiner is one of the greatest technological marvels of our time. They are also one of the simplest. Essentially, carabiners are just loops of…

Traditional climbing vs sport climbing, what’s the difference.

Trad climbing and sport climbing are two very different artforms. Trad focuses on slow, careful progression and puts safety first. Sport is all about hard moves, indomitable…

Climbing gear for beginners part 2

In part two of ‘Climbing gear for beginners’, we will look at all the less essential gear you will want to start collecting. If you…

Climbing gear for beginners part 1

Rock climbing can feel a little inaccessible. There is so much that you need to learn and climbing gear that you need to buy before…

Three reasons why a rock climbing helmet is essential

A rock climbing helmet looks just as dorky as any other helmet. They can be just as uncomfortable and just as uncool. However, unlike a…