Let's Go Climbing
Am I Too Old to Start Rock Climbing?
Am I too old to start rock climbing?" is a frequently asked question (FAQ) about climbing by beginners and senior citizens. The quick answer is "No!" Read my long answer to find out why climbing is an ideal sport to take up at any age, where to learn to climb, why hire a guide, how to avoid injury, and how to have lots of fun on the rock.
Learn to Climb Outside
If you learned to climb in an indoor gym, you need to get outside climbing on real rock. The best way to learn to safely climb outside is to take a climbing class or take lessons from an experienced guide. Here's the low-down on climbing guide services and how to pick the right climbing guide for your outdoor adventures.
Why Go Climbing?
Why go climbing? It's a lot of fun, gets you outside, and challenges you to push the boundaries of the possible. Learn here about some of the risks and rewards that climbing offers.
Do I have to be strong to go rock climbing?
"How strong do I have to be to go rock climbing?" is a frequently asked question (FAQ) about climbing. The answer is "Not very strong." Read my long answer to find out why economical climbing movement and good technique is more important than strength when you're rock climbing.