TIPS FOR CLIMBING BEGINNERS

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TIPS FOR CLIMBING BEGINNERS

Mountain climbing is one of the most adrenaline-filled activities for mountain enthusiasts. Lovers of climbing constantly push their limits and face the whims of nature and their experience is a landmark and example for those of you who are not experts in climbing, yet want to start your own adventures on the mountain.

What does preparation for climbing mean?

Prior research

Climbing is a dangerous hobby, so you never know enough about it and it is advisable to get as much information as possible from all possible sources. Books, magazines, websites and video presentations offer multiple perspectives of this sport and highlight all its aspects, starting from the basic strategy to the very advanced techniques.

Exercise your own skills

Your skills for this sport can be optimized and far from minded, for starters. Nothing can replace the testing of mountain climbing techniques, but there are various things you can do before direct mountain training. For example, at home, you can repeat the climbing nodes and you will see how learning the skills of various techniques will increase your confidence.

 

Make yourself comfortable with the different types of climbing

Here are the most popular types of climbing:

Traditional climbing - this is a free climbing that does not offer the option of securing yourself in the rock.

Sports climbing - it is similar to the traditional one, but it allows the use of insurance for climbing.

Climbing solo - involves choosing a route with few safety equipments, without insurance and, of course, only one.

Bouldering - involves short, artificial or natural routes, most often without insurance.

Mountaineering - involves climbing at high altitudes and uses the most complex, longest and most demanding routes.

 

The sample

Increased level of training

Run regularly, attend the gym for a few hours a day, or use any other method to keep yourself fit. Moreover, it is important to consider adopting a workout diet for the type of climbing you want to practice. For short and complex routes, the strength of the upper body is indicated, and the climbing requires an extremely high resistance.

Go to a gym with climbing panels

It is very important to visit a climbing room and you should not expect great results from the first attempt. But, an approach that involves patience and openness to learning is one that will guarantee your success. At the climbing panel, it is very important to follow the most experienced in achieving the ascent. They represent a source of learning stronger and more valuable than specialized magazines.

Choose a coach

A course will help you become faster experienced, as will the instructor from the climbing panels, so do not avoid his advice, considering that he will be able to share you with his experience and knowledge, offering you and various tips.

Climb up!

First, make sure you have the right equipment for climbing: a pair of climbing shoes, a fitted loop, a harness, a helmet, a chalk dust bag that helps to optimize grip.

The next step is to make sure where and how you want to hike, and, for a start, the most viable option would be to choose a route that you will be accompanying, for your own safety and to benefit from an objective point of view. Climb up the hill, on the mountain or on a rock wall.

 

Finally, you can boast that you went from theory to action. Good luck!


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