Too Old for Bouldering: Is There an Age Limit?

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If you are looking to get into bouldering but you are an older adult, then you may have some trepidations. You may ask yourself questions am I too old for bouldering? What is the best age? Well, there is no definitive answer. Obviously if you are 80, it may be too late, but those a … Read more

Benefits of Bouldering – Why You Should Start!

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As proponents of the sport, we love to shout the benefits of bouldering from the rooftops. There is so much you can gain from starting bouldering. First of all, it is the ultimate full-body workout. You can utilise your aerobic capacity and build strength. Furthermore, things like core stability and flexibility will all be improved. … Read more

9 Bouldering Tips for Beginners

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When you are new to a sport, it can be easy to make rookie mistakes. That is why we have created the ultimate list of bouldering tips for beginners. We’ll guide you through technique, mental aspects, and all other components that can make you better. Of course, it is natural that you want to progress … Read more

How to Fall Bouldering

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For many new and experienced boulderers the art of falling is one they have still not mastered. In the following paragraphs, we will highlight some key things in order to know how to fall bouldering. It is not as easy as it sounds and there are some things you need to watch out for! How … Read more

Bouldering Rules for Beginners

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If you are new to the sport, you may not be aware of some bouldering rules that determine if you have ‘sent’ (completed) a route or not. Naturally, this will only really be applicable to you once you are a bit more experienced and looking to progress. In the beginning, it really does not matter … Read more

How to Overcome Fear of Heights When Bouldering

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Overcoming a fear of heights when bouldering is no easy feat. At the end of the day, many people who suffer from acrophobia (extreme or irrational fear of heights) do not have the ultimate control over this. Nevertheless, it is our duty to give you some tips in order to help you overcome this, whilst … Read more

Bouldering Calluses: How to Take Care of Your Hands

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Taking care of bouldering calluses is an essential part of your hand care routine as a boulderer or climber. If you leave them to abandon, the dreaded flapper could appear and your day and possibly week will be ruined. How do you take care of your hands? See some essential steps below. Bouldering Calluses: What … Read more

What to Wear Bouldering

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When it comes to what to wear bouldering inside, there are lots of options. However, there are some things you should wear and some you shouldn’t! In the following paragraphs, we will detail some of the most obvious to the most obscure options. One thing we would like to highlight is: It’s your own choice. … Read more

Tips for Bouldering Indoors

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When it comes to climbing as a sport, bouldering indoors is perhaps the easiest way to go about it. It is certainly the most accessible form and requires the least amount of equipment. Originally, bouldering was seen as a way for training for roped climbing, however, over time it developed into its own style and … Read more

Tips for Starting Bouldering Outdoors

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Many of you may have trepidations on knowing how to start bouldering outdoors. There are lots of things you have to consider, however, it isn’t all that difficult and is a fantastic way to truly enjoy the sport. Of course, inside has its place, yet the feeling of real rock underneath your fingers in indescribable. … Read more