Apr
05

Roxy Outdoor Fitness: Rock Climbing terminology with Sierra Blair-Coyle

Roxy Outdoor Fitness athlete and professional rock climber Sierra Blair-Coyle takes us through the ropes of rock climbing, and even explains how to stay safe without a rope! Knowing the proper terms in rock climbing is always important so you can communicate with your fellow climbers, stay safe, and have fun.

Beta: advice on how to climb a problem/route

Boulder problem: what you climb when you boulder

Boulder(ing) : climbing without a rope above a crash pad

Crash pad: what you fall on when bouldering, similar to a small mattress

Crux: the hardest part of a problem/route

Flash: completing a problem/route on the first attempt with beta

Harness: Safety device used in rope climbing

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