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Many of those who start in climbing do it for rock climbing. Rock climbing is ideal to start in this sport and learn techniques for other projects in the mountains or to move forward in this discipline. So there are often many climbing courses that focus on rock climbing walls or as it is ideal for learning the techniques of climbing.
To begin the climb is important to have a great physical and mental strength. Although there are no restrictions if it is true that to enjoy it fully is very important to continue developing a range of skills in terms of coordination, flexibility, balance, endurance, strength and mental security.
This sport is very complex because it must be done using all four limbs of the body in a coordinated manner also can not forget that at times is quite considerable height, which adds more adrenaline to this adventure.
A good climber knows many other essential things such as safety in climbing techniques, knot, descent, rope handling and especially the care of a team.
Trying this sport is not necessarily assume all the responsibility of training also serves to release tension, to appreciate new experiences, to overcome fears and achieve goals, as it is a mental and physical exercise very complete. Rock climbing is an exercise very open to any type of person you want to do, age, height or weight are not really decisive when mounted on a route.
Spain is known among climbers from around the world for being one of the best countries for climbing in all its forms.
In this post we give you a choice for a climber TOP5 born. For the uninitiated, we clarify a little what each type of climbing:
* Route Climbing: Rock climbing with rope, in all its forms (sports, classic, artificial)
* Boulder Climbing: Climbing Block (without rope mats)
* Psicobloc: Climbing without a rope overboard
Rodellar (Huesca )- Climbing Route
El Chorro, located in the Parque de las Nieves in Malaga, is well known throughout the world by the number of possibilities in terms of scale is concerned. Nearly 1,300 routes of all grades of difficulty make this climbing school is recognized as the best of Andalusia and the second in Spain. Winter temperatures are mild, making it the perfect place for this sport throughout the year. IF you are looking for accommodation in the jet, the best option is undoubtedly the Finca La Campana. We leave the link to visit your website and book your accommodation at whatever you’re looking for: hostel, hostel, camping… Read the rest of this entry »
With the arrival of spring, the warm weather arrives, the days are longer and I begin to miss the warm rock in the sun in the morning, the touch of magnesium, the preparation of the dishes. It is a ritual that every year comes with the change of season. This year along with John, Fine, Jose Manuel, Jose Luis and Paco have had in the nearby school Alfacar ( Granada), surely many will know. It was a spectacular morning, a pristine blue sky, the countryside teeming life, the distance can be heard singing Partridges, set of feelings that disturbs me the clink of carabiners and the material that John is pasted over ” tense “tells Boti.
The school is located in the town of Alfacar ( Granada). It is accessible from the same A-92 a few miles from Granada towards Almeria. This town is not only famous for its bread now also a climbing school, with routes of all grades, with easy access. From here we recommend a visit that will surely not disappoint.
This part of the Northern Hemisphere, we are in the ski season, a sport that engages and moves around which a lot of money. This and the fan interest in seeking new leads and has led to the emergence rates ski resorts in countries such as Bulgaria, Romania, Czech Republic or Slovenia.
By graham chastneyBulgaria Bansko is perhaps the countries that commitment and is putting resources in order to attract tourists. The newest of its stations is Bansko. It lies about 150 km from Sofia, has 77 kms of pistes, with dozens of hotels ( including a Kempinski ) and lift. The climate of the area guarantees snow up to 2 meters thick. Still, do not forget the seasons of Borovets and Pamporovo.
Another example is the resort of Spindleruv Mlyn ( Czech Republic ). It has 100 kms of cross country skiing track in addition to alpine slopes and snow parks. In Hungary Galyateto station is 100 kms from Budapest and you can make a getaway to the snow after learning of the capital Budapest. Or in Romania near the famous castle of Count Dracula to go skiing in Poiana Brasov.
If we add the price of the pass and accommodation, a cheap flight with Air Co. or taking advantage of low cost we can offer vacation in the snow with a very affordable price.
Today we decided to mountaineering, and for this we will visit some of the most important mountains of the planet. Begin traveling to the border between the U.S. and Canada, where we reach the Rocky Mountains or the Rockies. It’s great mountains, which hosts a large spike of 4.421 meters high, called Mount Elbert. To reach this area must be transferred to the state of Colorado.
It is worth mentioning that in the Rocky Mountains can also visit the Cathedral Group is a group that pose high mountains in the Teton, in Wyoming. You will be interested to know that these mountains have a pyramid and stand by the glaciers that rest on their beaks. If you are a fan of the countryside then you can not miss glacial Moraine Lake, which is located on the Canadian side of Alberta.
You will be interested to know that the Rocky Mountains are one of the best destinations in North America for camping.
Time to meet one of the highest mountains in the world. We refer to the volcano Mauna Loa, located in Hawaii, and has a height of 9,767 meters. It is worth mentioning that much of the structure is submerged in the sea.
Now we will move to China to visit Chang baishan Mountain, which is located in Jilin province, specifically the border between China and Korea.
Finally visit the highest mountain in the British Isles. We refer to Ben Nevis, which is located in the Highlands of Scotland. In case you do not know, tell you that it is 1343 meters high.