Intro to Climbing


So you want to go climbing? Learn the basics here!

Below is a collection of helpful links for general climbing knowledge.

More content coming soon.

Learn the Basics

Mountain Project's School of Rock

REI: Getting Started Rock Climbing

Wikipedia: Rock Climbing

Wikipedia: Glossary of climbing terms

Animated Knots by Grog: Climbing

Climbing: Rapping Smart

Friction Hitches

Backing Up An Abseil (Rappel)

Cordelette For Equalising Anchors

Partner Check


Climbing: Bolted Toprope Anchors

Climbing: 50 Ways to Flail

U of Oregon: Climbing Anchors

Rigging up a quad

Cordelette For Equalising Anchors

Rescue Techniques

How to Lock Off a Belay Device

YouTube: Belayed Rappel - Load Transfer


Mountain Project

Rock Climbing