Every climber gets scared, but learning how to control your fear is one of the most satisfying and valuable parts of the sport. Learn how to overcome fear of heights and fear of falling through focused training.Read More
This post is all about route setting: where do route setters get their inspiration for creating varied and challenging routes on a regular basis, what makes a good route, and what goes into the job?
Whether you’re a curious climber or considering getting into route setting professionally, this is everything you need to know!Read More
Footwork is far more complex than just placing your feet on holds and using your legs more than your arms: it is the essential skill of climbing and an art in itself. This post introduces you to foot positions in climbing and four basic footwork drills to improve your bouldering.Read More
The right pair of climbing shoes can make a real difference to your climbing. This post covers the different types of climbing shoes, the pros and cons to each and how climbing shoes should fit.Read More
Improve your bouldering with these advanced bouldering techniques and video demonstrations.Read More
Find out about some of the benefits of climbing on children’s physical and mental health.Read More
From managing anxiety, gaining confidence and overcoming seemingly impossible obstacles, three climbers talk about how climbing has improved their mental health.
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Tips on injury prevention when climbing, and what to do if you’re injured.Read More
Three local female climbers talk about what climbing means to them, and why more women should climb.Read More
Many climbers don’t go to the gym, but there’s a good reason to start: focused training in the gym can benefit your climbing. In this post, climbers new to the gym will find recommended exercises and tips for strengthening the muscle groups used in climbing.Read More
Vertical Limit staff members Kieron and Isaac show you how to master some of our exciting routes!Read More
Welcome to our friendly and passionate community of climbers!Read More