Rock Climbing: All That You Need To Know

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The craze for rock climbing has drastically increased over the past 20 years. More and more people are showing their interest in this outdoor sport. The increasing demand for belay shows the increasing craze for climbing. So many people are showing so much enthusiasm towards this sport, that it feels like in a few years it will reach the height of popularity as fishing and jogging.

There was a time when only people belonging to young age used to participate in this sport but now people from all generations are participating.  Rock climbing started in the USA around 1980 and now according to the current reports about 6,200,000 participate in these sports. Chris Sharma is one household name in every rock climber’s house. In 2017, Chris Sharma was described as the world’s greatest rock climber. Chris has climbed some of the greatest and most difficult rock climbing regions in the world.

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Rock climbing can be both indoor and outdoor and both require a lot of strength, control, and finesse. Rock climbing isn’t always about strength, sometimes it’s about using our brain at the right time. When we are rock climbing inside there is protection below but in outdoor rock-climbing, there is no such support. So we must be very careful while belaying. We should carefully observe which tree or rock we can belay, as they are going to carry our body.

Requirements For Rock Climbing

Rock climbing can be really tricky and little bit absent-mindedness can literally lead to lifelong-suffering. So before planning for next rock climbing, we should see that we have the right equipment and shoes.

Carabiner Keychain 6-in-1 Tool 

The 6-in-1 Carabiner Keychain can be used as a carabiner, a Philips screwdriver, a slot screwdriver, a bottle opener, a flat knife and as a serrated knife

Specifications:

The 6-in-1 carabiner is perfect for outdoor activities especially rock climbing. These carabiners can be used to keep all the keys in place. It’s a multipurpose device and can come handy during various situations.

Pros:

  • They are made up of aluminium so they can withstand the weights of the keys
  • The ergonomic blades make it easy to grasp and use
  • Blade of the Knife is made up of stainless steel.
  • Lightweight

Cons:

  • It’s small in size so there are chances of it getting lost.

Trekking Shoes Breathable Tech

Rock climbing and Trekking requires the right equipment and most importantly the right pair of shoes. These Trekking shoes are just perfect for our feet during Rock climbing.

Specifications:

The inner lining of the shoes is 100 percent Cotton making them quite comfortable. The upper part of the shoe has synthetic Air mesh. The shoe is available in all sizes. It is very comfortable and has a non-slip tech. Apart from being trekking shoes, they are quite fashionable.

Pros:

  • Durable
  • Slip-proof
  • Quick-dry technology
  • Waterproof
  • Air convection technology making them breathable
  • Lightweight and comfortable

Conclusion:

Rock climbing is a really fun activity, there is excitement an adrenaline rush in the body. But we must forget to take precaution as we never know when a fun trip can change into a dangerous one. So, it’s recommended to keep the right equipment handy. 

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