Climbing Gear List
If you've spent time with climbers you've probably heard them talk about their gear. You may have also thought to yourself, "what in the world is that?" as you hear about new gear. Fortunately, getting started with climbing only requires a few pieces of equipment with names that aren't too difficult to get your head wrapped around.
Rappelling Gear List
With almost every activity, having the right gear can make a world of difference. Without the right equipment, you are very limited in what you can do. Rappelling is no exception to this, though this can often make it a very intimidating sport to get started on. In the most basic sense, all you really need is a harness, helmet, rappel device, and a rope to get down on. In practice, however, there is a lot more to keep track of.
When all your friends are walking backward off a cliff should you do it to? I certainly would, if they were attached to a rope that is.
With climbing gaining popularity, especially after it's debut in the Olympics, you might be wondering a little more about what makes it so special. Here I've laid out the basics for you to start getting involved in this awesome sport.
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