Climbing Articles (16)
Buy Hiking Boots
If you are planning to buy hiking boots for your next camping and adventure then let me help you find some awesome brands for you. Let me suggest the best ones that are great for your hiking needs. In choosing boots for hiking, you must grab backpacking boots. These are…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Jan 10, 2012  
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The 10 Essentials to Wilderness Survival
The Ten Essentials list first appeared in print in the 1932, in the letter for a group called the Mountaineers. It was meant to list the ten most important items a person who spends a lot of time in the wilderness should have with them, and while it doesn't cover…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   May 15, 2012  
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Mountaineering Gear Reviews
Hiking and mountaineering is really fun for adventurous person like you. However, it is still great to read some mountaineering gear reviews from time to time to check out the most updated gears and equipment that you can use or bring with you during your next camping. Well, as a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Jan 10, 2012  
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The Differences Between Rock And Ice Climbing Gear
If you've tried your hand at rock climbing and loved it, then you may want to challenge yourself even further by trying ice-climbing. This differs from standard rock climbing in that you'll be dealing with wet terrain rather than dry and you'll have to climb in sub zero temperatures. This…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Jul 18, 2012  
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Hiking Tips for Beginners
I know that it is so exciting for you to go to the mountains and hike there. However, you have to learn some hiking tips for beginners specially if it is your first time to hike. This is for your own safety and enjoyment in having your trip in the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Jan 10, 2012  
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Black Diamond And Petzl Climbing Gear
If you are an outdoor enthusiast, it is important to utilize the right gear for the right activity. There are many different outdoor activities that require specialized gear. Fishing, paddle sports, hunting, and camping all require specific gear to be able to participate in the activity. Rock climbing is no…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Feb 16, 2013  
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An Introduction to Rock Climbing:
Introduction: This article aims to give you the reader an insight into rock climbing as a sport. I will start by covering its origin and a brief history of its development until now. I also intend to describe its three main forms – ‘sport’ climbing, ‘trad’ or ‘traditional’ climbing and…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Dec 19, 2011  
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Backpacking Boots Vs Shoes
Are you deciding on what will you use when you go to hike in your next vacation? You might have heard about backpacking boots and you might be wondering if what's the difference in using those compared to your rubber shoes. Let me then make this backpacking boots vs shoes…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Jan 10, 2012  
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Why Do People Climb Mountains?
The Question ”Why do people climb mountains?” The old answer is “Because it’s There”. Wow! That does not talk about the challenge, the feeling of exhilaration one feels when achieving the top, the I did it feeling after a really tough climb. It might be raining or sunny, doesn’t matter.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Apr 22, 2013  
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Hiking Pants
When you decide that hiking on a regular basis is something you want to invest your time and money into, the proper clothing is one of the most important components to consider. Uncomfortable clothing can make your hike miserable and very unpleasant. Here are some things to consider when buying…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Jan 12, 2012  
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Best Backpacking Boots
Planning for the next hike? That's cool! Better find yourself the best backpacking boots then. But what are the best ones really? Well, I got some suggestions for you so better read through this article. Criteria in Choosing the Best Backpacking Boots 1. Durable You must choose the ones that…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Jan 10, 2012  
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Belay Glasses - Prism Glasses For Rock Climbing
Not just for reading in bed! I had always thought that prism glasses were just for reading a book or watching TV in bed comfortably- but I was wrong! You've probably seen them yourself. Those strange looking spectacles loved by people watching TV or reading in bed. Maybe you've seen…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Aug 13, 2013  
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Backpacking Boots Review
Let me guess, you love hiking right? Of course you do because if not, you are not here. Well, I'm glad you do love hiking and I think you are looking for a nice gear (which is boots) that you can use. That's great because now, I'm going to tell…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Jan 12, 2012  
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Mountaineering Boots
Are you searching for some mountaineering boots? There are so many great ones in the market and you must choose the best ones for you to use. This is because hiking will only be great if you are using a great footwear that can withstand those challenging situations in your…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Jan 10, 2012  
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More Uses For Belay Glasses
Being able to see above their heads is a real safety benefit for Rock Climbers. Many of them use special glasses, with pairs of prism mirrors mounted on the spectacle frame for just this reason. These glasses are designed specifically for rock climbing - but they are, increasingly, starting to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Aug 15, 2013  
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Food for Hiking
There are a lot of things to consider when you are packing food for hiking. All your meals and snacks will have to be carried in your backpack so you will want to keep the weight of your food to a minimum. You will have different food requirements for a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Climbing   Feb 21, 2012  
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