Welcome to Climbing Explained.

A site for anyone who is new to rock climbing or bouldering.

Getting into climbing can be a nerve wracking experience. There seems to be endless amounts of expensive equipment required, a strange new language of terminology to learn, grade numbers of all varieties, not to mention the fact that without the right approach or instruction it can be a very dangerous activity. So where do you start? Well if you’re new to climbing, why not start here? Climbing Explained has been created to answer any questions you may have and to help guide you in the right direction.

Climbing, in all its different forms is an excellent way to keep fit, loose weight, tone muscle, socialise and generally have a great time. It doesn’t have to be expensive, (at least not when you’re starting out) and with a little qualified training you can be well on your way to experiencing the thrill of climbing.

As you can see, we’ve split the information down into relevant sections, so you can navigate straight to the information you require.

Thanks for visiting, please read the disclaimer and climb safe.