As you might have guessed from the name, Speed Climbing, it is a matter of pace. How fast one climbs and reaches the top is only the thing. There are two same climbing routes side by side, two climber start on ‘Go!’ following the series of moves and the one who reaches the top first…
Month: January 2019
Lead or Top rope climbing?
There is a lot of confusion at the beginning regarding top rope and lead climbing. Before spending time on any other terms, let’s see how and why are they different from each other. Top Rope Climbing: In this form, a strong anchor is always in place at the top of the route from which the…
What is Bouldering?
There are 3 major types of climbing, bouldering, speed and lead climbing. In Sports climbing 3 different competition events are held dedicated to these forms. Let’s first find out what is bouldering? How is it different from the others? Bouldering is a form of climbing that is performed without any rope or safety harnesses….
ABCD of climbing world
Everything you need to know to get started Before you learn a subject, it is important to get familiar with the key terms related to that subject. Similarly, before we get deeper higher in the climbing world, let’s find out what stands for what so that we talk in the climber’s language. Commonly used terms…
Not sure…what is climbing?
What is climbing? As straight forward it is, climbing is moving up using hands and feet majorly. It can be done on natural formations or artificial structures to reach to the top. It is now officially one of the major adventure activity all over the world. It is a full-fledged sport testing your physical and…
The one where Leopard does not like our climbing
Let’s go back to 2013 in Pachmarhi
What is traditional climbing
Traditional climbing, or trad climbing, is a style of rock climbing in which a climber or group of climbers place all gear required to protect against falls, and remove it when a pitch is complete. Traditional bolted face climbing means the bolts were placed on lead and/or with hand drills.