How to Choose the Right Climbing Rope

Static vs dynamic: Static ropes don't have any stretchability. They aren't typically used for rock climbing itself, and are more for hauling equipment or rescue missions. Dynamic ropes are made to stretch which helps when taking falls. Length: If you're climbing solely at a gym, a 40 meter rope will be sufficient. 60 meter ropes … Continue reading How to Choose the Right Climbing Rope

How to Choose a Good Climbing Harness

When you first begin climbing, you'll probably be renting a harness. As you get better and more serious about climbing, it might be time to invest in a good quality harness. You can find harnesses made by Petzl, Black Diamond, Mammut and more. What makes a good harness? A good harness must fit above your … Continue reading How to Choose a Good Climbing Harness