Have you ever been to the climbing gym and watched some boulderer use a plastic bag to squeeze his foot into a tiny climbing shoe like he was trying to zip an overstuffed suitcase? Maybe you've noticed a pro climber jamming their feet into their shoes in a climbing video.
A hangboard is one of the best tools a climber has to increase their finger strength. Whether you are focused on indoor climbing competitions or projecting outdoor rock climbs, at some point you will likely need to focus on getting stronger fingers. But how do you know if it is the right time to start hangboarding?
Simple is better when it comes to climbing shoe care. Here are techniques for cleaning shoes that won’t tear apart the stitching, shrink the leather, or make your rubber less sticky.Continue reading
Properly fitted climbing shoes will make climbing a more enjoyable experience and even make your shoes last longer!Continue reading
All of these aspects play key roles in finding shoes that are perfect for you. So how do you know if your climbing shoes fit properly?Continue reading