Rock Climbing

14 Week Periodised Rock Climbing Training Program

14 Week Periodised Rock Climbing Training Program

Designing a long-term plan, like a 14-week Periodised Rock Climbing Training Program can be hard work but if you do it properly then the rewards will be worth it. Especially if we write it for you.

GOST Goal Setting for climbing

GOST Goal Setting for climbing

GOST Goal setting is an effective way to set SMART goals as well as setting a pathway to achieving them.

Technical, Tactical, Physical, Psychological

Technical, Tactical, Physical, Psychological

The TTPP or Technical, Tactical, Physical and Psychological aspects of rock climbing are the four aspects that coaches look at when they are coaching people to climb harder.

The Nine Components of Fitness

The Nine Components of Fitness

Fitness for any form of physical activity can be boiled down to nine components, these, if you like, are the trainable aspect of fitness. Here we look at them from a climbing perspective.

Rock Climbing Photo Gallery

Rock Climbing Photo Gallery

Welcome to Snowdonia Mountain Guides Rock Climbing Gallery, we have tried to sort all the images so they are just out rock climbing images. There are over 200 of them from across the UK and teh world of rock climbing. Snowdonia Mountain Guiides owner Mark […]

Rock Climbing for Beginners: Placing Cams

Rock Climbing for Beginners: Placing Cams

Camming devices are the most complex piece of rock climbing protection and take some time to master the use of this article covers the basics of what you need to know.

Rock Climbing for Beginners: Placing a Hex

Rock Climbing for Beginners: Placing a Hex

One of the key pieces of a beginner’s rock climbing rack, Hexes are a cheaper alternative to camming devices for protection for wider cracks.

Rock Climbing for Beginners: Placing Wires

Rock Climbing for Beginners: Placing Wires

Nut or Wires are the backbone of the modern trad climbing rack and knowing how to use them is vital. This article will teach you the basics but remember there is no substitute for being taught on a learn to trad climb course.

How To Climb Harder – Video’s Tutorials

How To Climb Harder – Video’s Tutorials

Some great instructional videos on training and technique for rock climbing.

Buying a Rock Climbing Rack

Buying a Rock Climbing Rack

I often get asked what is needed you need on a first climbing rack. The answer is not necessarily black or white, instead, a climbing rack should be based on your current needs but this article gives you a quick verview