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Rock Climbing...

Climbing Tips and Techniques - When starting out, good technique can be more useful than athleticism - get your skills up to speed.

New Climbers Start Here - Get the right climbing gear, know where to go and be safe.

New Climbers Start Here - Part 2 - Climbing has standards to keep you safe, like a belayer.

Sport Climbing - Switch from gym climbing to outdoor rock climbing. Rack your draws and start clipping some bolts!

Indoor Rock Climbing - Learn how to climb safely and get proper instruction inside one of the climbing gyms in your area.

Buying Rock Climbing Shoes - Whether buying your first pair of rock climbing shoes or replacing a worn-out pair, use these tips to get that critical fit.

Climbing Ratings - Learn what the 5.0 - 5.15 numbers mean. Use them to set goals and improve you skills.

Rock Climbing Gear List - Use this list to let you know which gear you'll need as your skill improves.

Bouldering - A great alternative to other more gear intensive types of rock climbing, and a good way to work on your technique.

Aid Climbing - A brief introduction to one of the most challenging outdoor sports.

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