What should I wear?
It’s a good idea to wear loose-fitting clothing that will give you full range of motion. Sneakers are the best choice if you don’t want to rent climbing shoes.
What is bouldering?
I pay for a regular gym membership. What benefits does climbing offer me beyond my traditional gym?
Climbing is totally different than a traditional gym. Instead of moving weights, we move ourselves. No two routes are alike, which lets us challenge ourselves to perform novel movements. In short, climbing is a full-body sport that can be as challenging for the mind as it is for the body. Climbing teaches you to conquer your fears and to trust in your abilities.
Is climbing safe?
According to Reuters, a German study found that indoor rock climbing is safer than badminton, surfing, and contact sports. However, climbing can be dangerous if performed carelessly.