It’s rarely boring in climbing gyms. Once a route has been completed, the next challenge is waiting right next to it. However: you don’t always want to tackle a new, tricky problem. If you want to add variety to your session, climbing games and exercises are a great way to have fun without hard projects. […]
Although climbing is a skill-based sport, as a newcomer it is easy to fall into the mistake that harder climbing requires more strength. This impression is supported by countless videos on social networks in which climbers demonstrate their physical abilities.
Skin injuries during climbing and bouldering are annoying, but they heal with proper care within a few days. It becomes much more uncomfortable when you “do a pulley” (injury an annular ligament). An inflammation or a tear can cause problems for weeks or even months. Tape can provide some relief, support healing and in some […]
In our last article, we talked about how you can tape flappers and today, we will talk about treating skin injuries on your palms. Climbing can also wreak havoc on your palms! You can tape a split callus on your palm using the method we describe below. This method is a little more elaborate than […]
All it takes is a quick slip and bang, a small section of skin on your finger tears open and exposes the sensitive, deeper layer of skin. If you choose to ignore it and keep climbing, you will most likely experience an unpleasant burning sensation. If the tear is deep enough, it may even bleed. […]
As fun as it is to work your way up the wall on crimps, slopers and rough volumes, climbing is hard work for our fingers. And because the stress sometimes goes beyond the normal level, tape quickly becomes a part of everyday life; both at the crag and in the gym. Today, in our first […]