Indoor rock climbing is a great way to learn the basics and practice climbing before heading outside or while avoiding uncooperative weather. Indoor climbing walls offer the opportunity for varied courses, features, and course complexity.
Before exploring all that indoor rock climbing offers, you’ll need to invest in a good pair of indoor rock climbing shoes.
Though they share a few similarities, indoor rock climbing is very different from outdoor climbing. Because each wall is man-made, each wall may come with varying degrees of difficulty, making for a thoroughly challenging experience and the opportunity to use different techniques. Not only are the techniques varied, but the equipment will be much different, too.
When visiting an indoor climbing course, there are three different types of indoor climbing to consider: