Matt Baker

You Should Learn to Belay in a Gym

Belaying is the foundation of safe rock climbing. It takes a lot of practice to become a competent and knowledgeable belayer. Belaying is not an

3 Types of Hooks for Aid Climbing

The specialized technique of hooking is one of the trickiest aid climbing moves that you will make on a big wall. Hooking, especially if you

The Best Climbing Chalk

Ahh…chalk. For some climbers, it’s only necessary for the blazing heat; for others, it’s a physical and mental crutch upon which we rely to grunt

Types of Rock Climbing

Climbing pertains to an upward movement, ascending a steep surface. Nowadays, the term is becoming more popular— a challenging recreational activity. Many people are fascinated