boulder

Outdoor bouldering requires very similar equipment to indoor bouldering, but there are a few other considerations when climbing outdoors. What you’ll need (alphabetical): Balms & Tape – Balms will help…

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I got into climbing by going to a birthday party held at a climbing centre. I loved it, I had never done any proper climbing before except trees! At the…

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Many climbing centres will offer a wide range of options for children who want to try climbing for the first time or want to learn to climb.  What will meet…

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Climbing routes are graded to help everyone understand approximately how hard they are, or the skill level needed to climb them. This is where the simple idea to categorise routes…

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Well, maybe not every hold, but yes there is a lot of terminology around the type of holds on climbing walls and how they are held. This is most important…

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Indoor bouldering is perhaps the easiest entry point for new climbers. Very little equipment is required and any that is can usually be hired, at little cost, from the climbing…

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Climbing competitions have many different formats and styles. For a new climber they might seem intimidating, busy and confusing but actually they can also be great fun, exciting and sociable.…

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