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What are the most popular harness competition climbers wear

What are the most popular harness competition climbers wear? The popularity of competition climbing had grown immensely since the mid-2000s. And equipment manufacturers had introduced harnesses that are designed specifically for competition climbing. These harnesses are ultra-thin and lightweight. We’ll find out what harness top climbers wear during IFSC Lead World Cup competitions.

harness comp climbers wear

What are the most popular harness competition climbers wear

What are the most popular harness competition climbers wear? The popularity of competition climbing had grown immensely since the mid-2000s. And equipment manufacturers had introduced harnesses that are designed specifically for competition climbing.

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Training

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Fear of falling – How to overcome

So you have a fear of falling. More than a body length above your last draw. From the corner of your eyes, you know the next hold is going to be a bitch. The next draw is within reach but you are in such a precarious position that there is no way you can clip. This is when your brain starts to mess with you.

Injuries

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How to train on a hangboard without getting injured

How to train on a hangboard without getting injured? This is a question climbers normally ask after they got injured from hangboard training. A hangboard is a great tool for strengthing fingers and when it comes to climbing, your finger is one of the easiest to get injured. We will look at what to look out for when training on hangboards.

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Outdoor

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New to lead climbing outdoors – Everything you need to know

Lead climbing outdoors – Everything you need to know If you have only been bouldering and top roping in a climbing gym, you are missing out on a lot of fun. The reason you are bouldering and top roping exclusively is most likely because it does not require any ropework and safety knowledge.

Gym

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Are modern climbing gyms making climbers lazy?

Are modern climbing gyms making climbers lazy? Not too long ago being a climber you’ll need to have a few additional skills. Apart from climbing skills, you need to have knowledge of meteorology, logistic planning and entry-level survivor skills.

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Skills

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Climbing terms and lingos – Everything you need to know

New to rock climbing? If you are, you’ll find that there are terms that climbers use that you’ll have no idea what it means. Climbing has its own lingo. To be accepted by us climbers, you’ll have to learn to talk like us or you’ll be ostracised. Climbing terms and lingos These are a list of climbing terms and lingos that climbers used.

Safety

How to rappel Everything you need to know

How to rappel – everything you need to know

How to rappel? Rappelling or abseiling (depending on where you come from) is not something many leisure climbers care about. But, if you want to do big wall climbing or even short 3 to 4 pitches multipitch routes. Then rappelling is something you’ll need to learn and practice. Most climbing accidents happened when rappelling and not while you are climbing.

Interviews

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Q&A with the Pioneer of Dairy Farm – Lawrence Lee

Behind every route, there is a story. The route is “No Name” at Dairy Farm. It is the first official route established and climbed back in 1987. I had been climbing for nearly two decades and to many Gen-Z climbers I am an old fart and any climbers older than me are considered ancient.

Commentary

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Why it is good to climb like a girl

Why it is good to climb like a girl? Not to be sexist here. When someone says to a guy that he ______ (feel free to add in words like run, throw, jump etc) like a girl. The statement is normally derogatory. Men are stronger, faster and more aggressive and women are less so.

Climbing courses

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SNCS Level 2 course

SNCS Level 3 course

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