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The Best Climbing Harness of 2020

Review of The Best Climbing Harness of 2020

Choosing the right climbing gear is all about safety, comfort, and functionality. This is especially true with climbing harnesses, which are the main equipment that will keep you from getting into serious trouble during one of your climbs, regardless of what discipline you’re into. This list will give you an idea of what climbing harnesses …

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The Best Full Body Climbing Harness for Kids of 2020

Review Of The Best Full Body Climbing Harness for Kids of 2020

Some sports promote motor and mental development in children, and climbing is one of them. Outdoor sports such as climbing, bouldering, or via Ferrata walking are currently not only trending among adults. Children are often introduced to climbing at kindergarten or primary school age. In clubs or even in school sports, bouldering and climbing are …

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Crashpad Guide 2020 - What You Need To Find The Perfect Bouldering Crashpad

Crashpad Guide 2020 – What You Need To Know To Find The Perfect Bouldering Crashpad

When bouldering on rock, they are the most important piece of equipment: crashpads. In Ticino, with its often sloping or blocked terrain, you often need several pads in Fontainebleau with its mostly flat landing areas one is usually enough. Here we give an overview of everything worth knowing about crashpads, so you can find the …

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When Should you Retire your Climbing Rope? Whats the Maximum Lifespan of Climbing Rope?

When Should you Retire your Climbing Rope? Whats the Maximum Lifespan of Climbing Rope?

When do I have to change my climbing rope?  Manufacturer information versus durability tests of climbing ropes. When Should you Retire your Climbing Rope? What’s the Maximum lifespan of Climbing Rope? This post will answer these questions! Together with the harness, the rope is the central piece of equipment in mountaineering and climbing. Both are …

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Don't underestimate the Role of Mobility for Boulderers and Climbers

Don’t underestimate the Role of Mobility for Boulderers and Climbers

If the hook is too high, you’re too immobile! In this post, we have some Knowhow & exercises about the role of mobility for boulderers and climbers. Let’s go over some typical questions and try to explain how much mobility for boulderers and climbers is best. By the way, here you can find some good …

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How to Avoid these 7 Typical Climbing and Bouldering Training Mistakes

How to Avoid these 7 Typical Climbing and Bouldering Training Mistakes

Sure, you learn from your mistakes. But sometimes that takes too long, and it’s too late! You don’t have to make every mistake yourself. I will explain some of the most serious climbing and bouldering training mistakes In bouldering and climbing training, there is no one recipe for success that works equally well for everyone. …

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Best Light Mountaineering Boots - The Top Models of 2020

Best Light Mountaineering Boots – The Top Models of 2020

Suitable for climbing and conditionally crampon proof, comfortable, robust, and as light as possible: The expectations of all-round light mountaineering boots are high. We have tested 5 light mountaineering boots. Qualities of a good  light mountaineering boot When it comes to combining comfort with climbing performance in high alpine terrain, on snow, ice, and in …

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La Sportiva Testarossa 2019 / 2020: A Quick and complete Review

La Sportiva Testarossa 2019 / 2020: A Quick and complete Review

La Sportiva brings some proven features and some new features on the Testarossa: Modified heel, synthetic fiber instead of leather, and proven quality. La Sportiva has refreshed this well-known classic for 2019 / 2020: The La Sportiva Testarossa was launched a good 15 years ago and was revolutionary with its extremely curved shape. By the …

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