Category: Kids Climbing

Climbing Gym Etiquette With...

Tips for taking kids to the climbing gym. There are few things more troublesome than going to a new place and not knowing the spoken and unspoken rules.  Add to the uncertainty the presence of children, and it can be quite intimidating to enter into unknown territory.   For those new to indoor climbing and/or…

Camping With Kids at...

This past weekend was a first for our family. So. . . we took a non climbing camping trip!  It was a weekend camping trip only a few hours from home and I am happy to say that the trip was a huge success. Assateague Island State Park Camping We drove 4 hours to the…

Kids Climbing At Elite...

2012 seems to mark the year of the pre-teen protégé.  Cameron Horst, an 11 year old climber from PA has sent a number of 5.14a routes this year.  His latest send was  James Litz’s Private Halfenheimer (5.14a) at Ten Sleep in Wyoming. Brooke Raboutou, also age 11, has ticked off some pro level climbs this year…