Climbing - sport which is experiencing a tremendous "boom". From people wishing to adrenaline, overcoming themselves and merge with nature who climbing became part of their life, gradually moved into the cities to those is climbing mainly fun. The climb can begin to practically everyone.
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"To our school is coming even little boy, who is only two and a half years old," says Kamil Korejs, instructor of climbing walls Mammut. "For him it is the first steps in this sport, of course through the game."
In the very beginning one you should think about what is your expectation in climbing and after modified your trying. For the ideal begin is a good start in pair with someone. First, because you have little responsibility for your partner and at the other and if you've decided together, you should take your new hobby seriously. And especially therefore for climbing, bouldering besides, are I always need two persons - one who climbs the other, it is certain.
An experienced instructor is the guarantee that the very first attempts hardly won´t land to the ground. His advice then also significantly reduce the time you would probably lost by exploration of all sorts, from choosing the right size shoes for climbing - climbing shoes, over the mysteries about donning into the seat, and by his experience, you get served right in the moment, when you need them most. By participating in a climbing course you also get new friends - an inherent source of entertainment that simply belongs to the sport.
Errors in climbing hurts
There is no better place to concentrate all the knowledge about climbing than climbing wall. In the winter is also the most accessible. There is no easier way to start climbing, than that a man pays his instructor. "If you really want to start climbing and you do not have anyone you can help with that, definitely worth a go at some resort. Reduces the level of risk, which there always is when someone comes to the climbing wall and thinks it is easy learn by watching, "says Kamil Korejs, instructor from Mammut centre.
The errors can gives the lesson, but the wretched is learning from mistakes such as those of climbing falls to the ground. This of course prevents many minor bugs, but which in its final impact may end up being on the ground. Only after such a rough experience usually comes a kind of awareness and humility, too." There are things, different skills or techniques which can look simple, and seems, you don´t need to care how you do it. But it does matter, there is always a particular way, and if it's done poorly, it can be a problem and then also to be an accident, "warns Korejs.
Lets clarify connection between climbing and mountain climbing. Except expedition climbing, mountaineers started with overcoming short and extremely difficult routes in high mountains. Ergo mountain climbing was the first and it had several stages of development. Climbing and mountaineering came from one discipline. Now we have many various sport disciplines.
Climbing the sandstone cliffs and towers have with us a long tradition and high standards. Sandstone is material, after which the climbs here and elsewhere in the world. The Czech Republic, however, is historically linked. The so-called. cradle of climbing the sandstone rocks is north of the Czech Republic - Bohemian Switzerland and its soaring towers and the Elbe Sandstone climbing areas in Czech paradise.
You cannot think of a place where you can go and be in nature in Prague? Clearly, there is a place where you can relax, forget about city noise and stretch your muscles you need for climbing. That place is Divoka Sarka natural reservation.
History of various climbing and mountaineering techniques is really long. It was first thing people did while in mountains. First trip to the mountains was not because of sports or hobby. People began walking to the mountains because of getting food.
Armenia is located within the mighty ridges of Caucasus. We have learned about the highest peaks of Armenia in the last article. The article of today will show you more about rope climbing. I have only traveled through Armenia but I have not climbed there. But we encountered beautiful rocks there every day.
Not every weekend is possible to leave the capital and move to greener and rocky parts of Slovakia. This is exactly why I like to wander in Bratislava. It's nice to visit places that one had no idea they existed.
"When you´re coming to the first lesson, you does not need anything too special," says Kamil Korejs, one of the instructors Horoškoly Mammut in Holešovice. "Just sportswear and zest for climbing," he adds. Equipment can be rented on the climbing centre, which is certainly a better option than wasting money to buy their own.
Sport climbing is relatively safe compared with other sports activities. But the Mountain climbing hasn´t such a positive balance already. Memorials of those who had to die on the mountains are the clear proof.
On the rocks near Kutná Hora, a group of young climbers talking about the best way to get up, where they should catch, where to stand. On them, but also all around have everything they need - high quality and sophisticated equipment, thermos of tea, energy bars and in their mind lot of theory from red books.
Instructor Kamil Korejs answered this question professionally but mainly skink: "My experience with climbing of partners is varied. It depends also on how much the partner is lighter, "he explains, deliberately avoiding the answer, as the new common hobby could move their relationship and then talk turns to the professional side of things.
Why go to the mountains, where is cold, if it is possible to enjoy skiing also in the living room? This way, unfortunately, reflects the considerable percentage of Czech children, young people, but also their parents, for whom such a form of entertainment child actually is very comfortable and ultimately inexpensive.
The errors are the part of each beginning but on the other hand we have to say that one learns to errors. In the beginning everyone just misses, but the perfection can be only one who devotes his interest to one hundred percent. The learning spiral rises up and falls down again, experiencing the joy of success, but also sadness or even frustration when something does not go to him.
Fear- is part human and animal life and the also defence mechanism of the organism. But sometimes it can be more insidious than we like ourselves. This is the right moment to start to fight with the fear, or exactly fight with us. The first type of fear that comes to mind in relation to climbing is the fear of heights.
"Climbers are a group of people as any other. It reminds me a little question - in which political party has most of idiots,"climbing instructor from Ground Mammut center Kamil Korejs is smilling. According to him, around climbing are people appear the same as everywhere else - fair ones, excellent people, idiots, lots of daffodils or selfish.