The first indoor climbing wall was built in 1964 in Great Britain. At this moment there are a lot of indoor climbing walls and it is the fastest growing sport in the world. Indoor climbing walls are popular training facilities and a safe place to learn climbing.
Most climbing halls use colors for their routes and you can climb those routes toprope.Usually there is also the possibility to boulder. Under each route is given a grade, which will tell you how difficult the route is.
It is very important that you know how to secure your climbing partner. It is wise to take some good intensive lessons if you do not have much or any experience at all. Maintain your skills and be in control.
Keep your focus and never stand under climbing people or equipment.
Safety and brains first!!!
Sport climbing and traditional climbing, climbing with two forms of discussion has been. The climbing resides in limestone areas because there were few opportunities for Friend and nuts. why were placed hooks. for traditional climbing, no use of hooks with the idea of nature not to harm. today there are areas where both bra and deed without bolts.Iit makes sense if you are going to climb in an area that has hooks to determine whether this area is managed. This related to the reliability of the hooks. There is often clearly see the hooks are maintained and which are not. to question the reliability not take any chances and do not use these hooks.
You have different styles that you can climb a route.
among the climbers is also expected to indicate how the route you've climbed.
On-sight: here is no information gathered on the route. climb this route in one sitting including placing between fuses.
Flash: this is pre-obtained information about the routes and between pre-installed fuses
Rotpunkt: climb this route in one go with a bra deed route. Several attempts have preceded.
All-Free: here you have the route with rest and fall out climbing.
Top-rope: here you have a route uigeklommen with a rope from the top is hooked. After climbing is also included. You will be secured from above.
Free-solo: climbing is practiced without fuse. an exciting and safer alternative deep water solo. this puts you in a fall in deep water so the risk of injury is much smaller
bouldering in often very short but difficult route. In bouldering is like climbing route, the French held gradation.
Spotting the bouldering is to follow the climber in a fall to him to lead so that he comes down safely. The number of accidents that occur when bouldering, shows this not to be underestimated a safety precaution when bouldering.
Ice climbing is climbing on upright ice. This is done in some parts of glaciers, but rather on frozen waterfalls. The ice climbing has resulted from mountaineering. Special material that lent itself better for climbing on ice was designed for the extreme mountaineer who had meanwhile found challenge in climbing the icefall itself.
In addition to the sport climbing equipment you have the following materials, ice axes , crampons, ice screws and warm clothes. This discipline of climbing requires the climber a vast knowledge of technique. Ice climbing is probably the most dangerous form of climbing there regularly chunks of ice break off or icefalls collapse. It is therefore necessary that the building up of the ice is known, is in fact slow emergence of ice which is more durable than a few nights in extreme cold caused by the eye, however, there is no difference.