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Climbing Tips | Rock Climbing

I USED TO HATE CLIMBING APPROACHES, BUT NOW I'M IN LOVE. HERE'S WHY!

By: Riley Meyer
September 18, 2018

The climbing approach, the trail or walk in to the base of an outdoor rock climb, can be a weird concept for newer climbers who have learned in a gym setting. I’ve heard from some that it can be intimidating climbing outside the gym because there is so much more you need to know and it can take some time before you can get there. But approaching the crag is one of my favorite parts of any excursion.

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Rock Climbing

INSIDER TIPS ON MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR EARTH TREKS VISIT

By: Roberta Garcia
October 13, 2017

Our mission at Earth Treks is to share our passion for climbing with you - whether you are a seasoned climber or brand new to the sport of rock climbing, there is something for nearly everyone! As a veteran employee, I’ve seen a lot over the years - here is my personal list of insider’s tips to ensure your visit is amazing.

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Rock Climbing

IF AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED - CUT YOUR APPROACH TIME

By: Brandy Cuellar
September 19, 2017

 Red Rock Conservation Area is a climbers dream.  Seriously, people wake up hugging their guide books. Let me paint you a picture:

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Rock Climbing

AM I READY? TOP FAQ'S ON HOW TO START CLIMBING OUTSIDE

By: Ali Bullock
September 01, 2017

“Let’s head to Seneca!”...or Red River Gorge or Yosemite...if this text pops up on your phone and your heart starts to race, you know you’re ready to take your skills outside.

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Rock Climbing

5 OF THE MOST INTERESTING CLIMBING PODCASTS WE'VE EVER HEARD

By: Lawrence Osefoh
August 15, 2017

Climbing podcasts are out there, and I have listened to most of them. After hundreds of listening hours - here are my favorite podcasts that help motivate and educate me on all things climbing.

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Rock Climbing | Climbing Gear

RETIRING CLIMBING GEAR – BECAUSE WHO DOESN'T LOVE A LITTLE SAFETY PEP TALK?

By: Nate Schumacher
August 03, 2017

For most of us, our gear is our treasure: something we meticulously clean, inspect, display for our friends to admire and painstakingly organize (Don’t believe me? See the raddest gear sheds here). The thought of retiring it is difficult, but you know what they say: it hurts to let go, but sometimes it hurts more to hold on. I’m here to convince you to retire your cherished climbing gear before the point of no return.

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Rock Climbing | Climbing Tips

2 SIMPLE BREATHING TIPS THAT WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU CLIMB

By: Tiffany Shocklee
June 29, 2017

PRANAYAMA FOR CLIMBERS Pranayama is the art and science of the breath. Yogis use pranayama to calm the mind, expand inner awareness and stimulate a variety of healthful effects. Many of these practices translate beautifully into climbing. I would recommend trying these two in a seated or reclining position for a few minutes first before testing them out on a climb.

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Rock Climbing | Climbing Tips

HOW TO DEFEAT THE CLIMBING HABIT HOLDING YOU BACK - AVOIDANCE

By: Kim Tellez
June 13, 2017

"Hello. My name is Kim and I'm a perfectionist."  I don't know for sure how I became one. I'm guessing it had something to do with my childhood. There might be a sad little league story there. For whatever reason, since I was very young I remember trying very hard to be perfect at whatever I was doing. In school, I had to get straight A's, 100%'s on tests, be the fastest runner - I am an over-achiever, so… what's the problem?

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