2017-03-12T11:02:11ZClimbing is divided into many different types and styles, including rock climbing, bouldering, indoor climbing, sport climbing, traditional climbing, ice climbing, and mountaineering. Learn more about all the different types of climbing.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZRappelling is a skill-based climbing activity for descending cliffs and mountains with a rope. Learn 6 essential skills that you need to know to rappel safely when rock climbing.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZEvery climber needs to know these 4 friction knots to climb a rope in an emergency or to escape a belay.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZMount Everest, the highest mountain in the world, is also one of the most dangerous. From 6 to 10 percent of climbers who summit die on the mountain.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZHere is your essential rappelling equipment, including rope, rappel device, anchor gear, slings, harness, belay gloves, and personal anchor tether.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZLearn interesting climbing and geographic facts about Aconcagua, the highest mountain in South America and one of the Seven Summits.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZFast facts about Mount Kosciuszko, the highest mountain in Australia and one of the Seven Summits.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZLearn about the best rock climbing knots; rappel knots; knot strength; how to tie knots; types of knots; and why knots keep you safe when climbing.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZRappelling is a climbing technique that allows you to do a controlled descent down a rope from a cliff or mountain. Learn here all about rappelling and the essential climbing skills you need to learn to safely rappel.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZLearn 5 ways that climbers die--lead falls, rockfall, solo climbing, rappelling, and bad weather. Use basic safety tips and good judgment to stay alive.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZBelaying is an important climbing skill. Learn and practice the basics about belaying and how to use a belay device at your local climbing gym.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZMount Everest, the highest mountain in the world, rises onthe border of Nepal and Tibet in Asia. Learn interesting facts about Mount Everest, including its first ascent, usual climbing routes, and strange feats on the roof of the world.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZLearn interesting facts about K2, the second highest mountain in the world, including how it got its unique name, when it was first climbed, and why it is one of the most dangerous high peaks in the world.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZLearn cool facts and lots of information about Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, one of the Seven Summits, and one of the most popular high mountains in the world for climbers.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZTo be a successful climber you need to learn how to use handholds effectively and the 6 basic finger grips for climbing. Practice them at a gym first.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZLearn how to tie a Prusik knot, an important knot used in climbing for ascending ropes and in emergency situations.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZWhy are marine fossils on top of Mt. Everest? Learn about Mt. Everest's unique geology, its 3 rock layers, and why it is still rising higher.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZTop-rope climbing is the best way for beginners to get out on the rocks. Check here for the skills you need to know and what equipment you need to buy.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZLearn how to tie and use an autoblock knot, an essential safety knot used in climbing and rappelling.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZLearn here the nine different types of handholds that you'll encounter on cliffs and how to use each with specific hand movements and techniques.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZClimbing is dangerous. Learn the basic rules of climbing safety to stay safe on the rocks and avoid accidents. Follow these ten tips for climbing safety for a safe climbing adventure.
2017-03-12T11:02:11ZShiprock, a towering rock mountain in northwestern New Mexico, is sacred to the Navajo Indians. Shiprock figures prominently in many Navajo legends and myths. Find out about Shiprock's geology, climbing history, and Navajo mythology.