Category - Ask the Climbing Expert

Instructional Rock Climbing DVDs

by Jane (UK) Could you tell me if there are any good instructional rock climbing dvd’s for beginners?? A friend…

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Injury As A Result of Bouldering

by Hemant (India) Hi, My name is Hemant from India my age is 38 from last 2 years I am…

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Indoor Climbing Age Requirement

How old does one have to be to climb indoors without a parent or guardian? Does it vary state to…

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Individual Finger Thumb Grip Strength

by Jack (Boulder, CO) What is the best way to increase individual finger and thumb grip strength when not climbing?…

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How Old

by Kyle (Jasper,Georgia) I am 11 years old and into climbing a lot. That is my dream. How old to…

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Fingers Peeling Bad

by John (Provo, UT) My roommate and I have been climbing pretty regularly for about 4 months now, both outside…

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Finger Injuries

Dealing With Climbing Finger Injuries by David (Lincolnshire, England) I have had a tendon injury for the past two months…

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Crash Pad for Heavy Persons

by Rich mac (Louisiana) I am 6’4″/265lbs- yes, I love climbing and have started doing Hi Ball- for me that’s…

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Could This Really Be a Figure 8 Knot

The local news station had a summer time adventure article on climbing. Notice the knot in the video. It starts…

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What is the History of the Climbing Rating Scale?

What is the history of the climbing rating system? Answer This is a good. First a lot of countries have…

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