Room for improvement

The first thing you will probably think about when someone is described as, “a good technical climber” is that they have great footwork. It is tru...

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Technique training

dynoo

A Brief History Since the birth of rock climbing one of the golden rules has been to maintain three points of contact, to move with ‘control’. How...

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Dynos; not real climbing?

Climbing is a very universal and evokes many emotions in everyone who invests themselves in the sport at any level. I hope my insights from my trip an...

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Trip success

Spotting 3

There is a lot of debate among climbers regarding how and when to spot. I have been teaching spotting technique to people for a while but often there ...

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Spotting

tight shoes

Buying shoes can be a tricky business. The same size of shoes can actually be slightly different sizes across the range of brands. Each brand and styl...

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Buying Shoes

Route reading… World Championships, Italy

Have you ever seen someone at the wall doing some sort of dance and chatting to themselves while staring up at a problem? Route reading may look stran...

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Route Reading

next epic project

I think this topic deserves a post all of its own, just to go over the basics, and several more beyond this. Good footwork is the basis for nearly eve...

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Footwork

JimmyWebbHueco

Do it right and climb like a hero! Most climbers fail to cool down properly. Most people understand the importance of a warm up but far fewer can see ...

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Habits: Cool down