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Bouldering Basics: Understanding Climbing Grades

Bouldering Basics: Understanding Climbing Grades

If you’ve been to a climbing gym in the US, chances are you have seen the Yosemite Decimal System (5.1-5.X) on the roped climbing routes and the Vermin (V0-VX) grades on the bouldering problems. In this edition of On Sight, we’ll demystify climbing grades, and take a closer look at…

Bouldering Basics: Climbing Footwork

Bouldering Basics: Climbing Footwork

Climbing is a diverse sport. It’s one verb for the swinging of ice axes in frosty Ouray Ice Park, CO, and using the warm Mediterranean as your bouldering pad in Majorca, Spain. There is a universal aspect to climbing, whether it’s ice climbing or deep-water soloing, and that’s the value…

Bouldering Basics: Climbing with Straight Arms

Bouldering Basics: Climbing with Straight Arms

Welcome to On Sight! This is our new climbing technique and tips blog managed by the Tufas Boulder Lounge team to get you to more advanced bouldering skills! Every week, we look at ways to get a little better and crush a little harder. Today we’re bringing it back to…