Indoor Rock Climbing

Discover Indoor Rock Climbing is More Popular Than Ever

Have you noticed that indoor climbing is taking us on like a raging storm…everywhere I go I see rock climbing gyms…on college campuses, inside recreational stores, at fairs, and most mid to large towns now have a climbing gym.

I am just blown away by how many indoor climbing facilities are popping up all over the place.

Climbing indoors has such appeal because you can use a climbing gym to train year round no matter what the weather is and they offer the ability to learn to climb in a very controlled environment.

Not to mention competing in indoor climbing competitions Do you love competiting in rock climbing competitions?

If so, then you need to check out speed climbing and this article on climbing competition strategy.


Rock Climbing For Life indoor rock climbing

Rock Climbing For Life Climbing at Tallahassee Rock Gym

Different Types of Indoor Climbing

Most climbing gyms provide bouldering, top roping, and lead climbing.

Some benefits of gym climbing

  • Gyms are a great place for training year round especially during the off season in your climbing area. The holds and wall surfaces do a pretty good job at mimicking outside climbing.
  • Indoor rock climbing allows you to learn and become comfortable with climbing before heading out on real rock.
  • You don’t need to have any experience with climbing to go to a climbing gym.
  • Great for your physical fitness.
  • Indoor climbing gyms are a great place to have birthday parties for your kids.
  • Most of all climbing gyms are just a great place to kick back and have fun with your friends.

Do you love rock climbing, but don’t have a climbing gym near you? Have you thought about building a home wall?

Check out this article on how to build a home climbing wall.

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