Indoor rock Climbing

Discussion in 'The Barefoot Pub' started by The Ramzev, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. paraganek

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    My rock climbing gym does not allow barefoot climbing (I was even offering them to sign a waiver, did not help).
    So I have been happily using my Vibrams KSOs, so far so good.
    I have been able to climb whatever up to class 5.9 in them.
    If I go on a tougher route the foot holds are too small and I need to switch to my real climbing shoes.
    I do not like them because they squish my feet so as a compromise I rarely go on 5.10 and above.
     
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  2. Bill B

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    Did lots of climbing in younger times! A 5.10C was all I could muster. Wore a pair of Boreal Ballets about 2.5 sizes smaller than my shoe size. Try lead climbing for a real good time!
     
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  3. Eldon Lee

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    Rappelling face down is actually called "Australian rappelling." Long before anyone called anything "tactical" climbers were getting down rocks this way.
     
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