Trying something new can make life more interesting. When I see people try a new adventure, it often becomes a very memorable moment. For some they get over a fear, for others they simply discover something new that they love and will continue doing. From rock and ice climbing, to kayaking or cave exploring, there’s an adventure for everyone.
As for a masochistic pastime for oddballs, sure climbers are different. While anyone with a good fitness foundation can learn to climb ice, most experienced ice climbers are fitness freaks, training like mad people in order to climb as efficient as possible.
Eventually all rock climbers get the itch to ice climb. Ice climbing can cause you to be cold one minute but then hot in the next 10 minutes. If you don’t like the cold, and cannot tolerate some level of being uncomfortable, become a climbing gym rat for the winter, or perhaps this isn’t the sport for you
When is a Knot a Knot to Know? Want to climb rocks this season? Then you will probably want to know what kind of knots are right for safe use on your climbing rope. You can always find plenty of information and safety tips at RockandIce.com or Climbing.com websites, or get yourself a good knot […]