Rock Climbing

by Klaus in Sports

Five Rock Climbing Areas for All Ages

Climbing builds self-esteem, improves strength and balance, and teaches how to focus on a task. Rock climbing in the great outdoors of Tirol is a wonderful opportunity for families to exercise together while having fun. Here are five outstanding family-friendly rock climbing areas that offer fantastic scrambling for all ages and abilities.

3 min. Reading time
by Mathea in Sports

Fit for Climbing

Summer is just around the corner and with it the main climbing season in Tirol. However, before you hit the rocks, it is a good idea to prepare your body for the specific demands of rock climbing. Strong arms are, of course, important, but climbers also need a strong core. Austria’s climbing world champion Jakob…

2 min. Reading time
by Michael in Sports

Five Climbing Routes for Total Rock Jocks

Ever wondered what those numbers and letters beside the route names mean? Climbing grades are a mysterious dark art for most, only the craggy hardest rock jock spends their evenings in the pub discussing these runes. The scale progresses upwards; the higher the number, the harder the problem. Letters ‘a’ ‘b’ ‘c’ and ‘+’ can…

3 min. Reading time
by Anne in Sports

Climbing Gear: Here’s What You Need to Go Climbing

The Essential Climbing Gear: I love the sun on my back on outdoor rock. I love the social experience involved with climbing. Moreover, of course, I love giving myself a wonderful whole body workout. Whether you’re strictly a gym climber, prefer outdoor rock, or enjoy a mix of the two, make sure you have the…

5 min. Reading time
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