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bouldering | Comp Climbing

Level Up Your Redpoint Comp Strategy

By: Matteo Daboub Gonzalez

Just signed up for your first comp and not sure where to start? If you haven’t yet, check out our article, Comp Climbing 101, to learn about comp climbing basics. Still, the day of a redpoint comp can feel overwhelming. So many climbs and so little time – and so many decisions to make! Not to worry, we’ve created a step-by-step strategy guide to help you make key choices to maximize your competition experience.

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Lead Climbing | Climbing Community | bouldering | Comp Climbing

Competition Climbing 101

By: Kat Ku

Competition climbing, or "comp" climbing as it's often called, has been on the rise in the last few years, especially since the sport made its Olympic debut back in 2020. You may have seen comp routes in your gyms and athletes crush at live events, but you might be wondering, "How exactly does competitive climbing differ from the rock climbing I'm used to?”

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belay rock climbing | Climbing Community | Climbing Tips | bouldering

9 Tips for a Smooth Vertical Adventure

By: Movement

Welcome to the wild world of indoor climbing – where the walls and vibes are even higher. As you gear up for your vertical adventure, let's chat about some down-to-earth tips that'll keep you cruising through the climbs with style and respect for the whole climbing crew.

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Rock Climbing | Climbing Tips | Start Climbing | bouldering | outdoor climbing

Friction Tips (climbing skin care for max grip)

By: Hunter Price

In honor of our annual West Coast Friction Series competition, let's talk all things friction to get you (and your skin) in Peak Performance shape. Whether you're a seasoned climber or just starting out, caring for your skin is crucial for optimal sendage. In this blog, we'll explore five essential tips tailored specifically for climbers aiming to achieve maximum friction all while taking care of their precious skin.

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Lead Climbing | Training for Climbing | bouldering

I'm a Rope Climber, But Here's Why I Boulder

By: Jon Meltzer

As a personal trainer and fitness guru at Movement, I hear a lot of the same mindset: “All of my climbing goals involve tall climbs on ropes. Why would I boulder?” At first glance, the logic behind the thought seems sound. If you want to run a faster mile, you spend a lot of time running miles. If you want to lift heavier weights, you… well, you lift heavier weights. The fact is that rock climbing, especially leading sport routes, demands a very precise ratio of power, strength, endurance and mental fortitude. That’s where bouldering comes in.

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beginner climbing | Climbing Tips | bouldering

HOW TO TRANSITION FROM INDOOR BOULDERER TO OUTDOOR PEBBLE WRESTLER

By: Jon Meltzer

Some of my fondest climbing memories have been spent with friends, huddled around the same 15 foot tall boulder, figuring out the precise sequence to send, and laughing all the while. I love bouldering outside--it's really awesome! However, there are a few things you should know before you take your inside hobby into the great wide open.

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