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How to Open a Climbing Gym: Part 1

How to Open a Climbing Gym: Part 1

In this series, Moja Gear is examining the process of opening a climbing gym business. Who among us hasn't thought about what it would be like to be a gym owner? In Part 1, we will be discussing the business fundamentals and how to decide whether owning a climbing gym...

Climbing Gifts You Want Most: Survey Results

Climbing Gifts You Want Most: Survey Results

Moja Gear asked which rock climbing gifts you hope will come down the chimney this year, and you, our readers, have spoken! Here are the results from our 2019 Rock Climber’s Holiday Gift survey.Trad gear is this year’s most wanted gift!  Read our guide on HOW TO BUILD...

Remembering Brad Gobright

Remembering Brad Gobright

Image: Brad Gobright in Indian Creek, Utah. Photo from video by Samuel Crossley via Rock and Ice We are shocked and saddened to hear of Brad Gobright's passing while rappelling in Mexico.  Rock and Ice is the leading source of breaking news as more information about...

Rotpunkt: Alex Megos

Rotpunkt: Alex Megos

Watch the Patagonia film that's sweeping the climbing world this month. Alex Megos takes on his hardest project yet, a first rotpunkt (redpoint) ascent of Perfecto Mundo 5.15c. On the one hand he's a machine. On the other hand, just human. At 50 minutes, this is a bit...

Multi-Pitch Climbing? Ditch the PAS

Multi-Pitch Climbing? Ditch the PAS

Oh, the personal anchor system (PAS)! A piece of equipment that is viewed as essential, practical, and on the list of what every beginner should buy. It is a piece of climbing gear that is seen as being useful in almost every situation. Anchors can be cleaned with it,...

How To Belay In Guide Mode

How To Belay In Guide Mode

The following content was originally at VDiff Climbing, which provides simple illustrations for safe climbing techniques. Use this guide as a basic introduction to belaying in guide mode. Remember, learning about rock climbing online serves as a tool, but in no way...

How to get a Climber’s Core

How to get a Climber’s Core

We always think of training our fingers when climbing, but training your core is important, too. Core strength is essential to all of our climbing movements. Tom, from Bouldering Bobat, walks us through the most common exercises designed to support your climbing....

Indoor Training Essentials to Improve Your Climbing

Indoor Training Essentials to Improve Your Climbing

Every year, more and more climbers are installing climbing training gear at home. Some climbers are looking to avoid the guilt of skipping the gym, while others are looking to complement their training routine by adding some short and intense sessions of pure...

Supplement Review: HANAH ONE

Supplement Review: HANAH ONE

The views expressed below are not those of Moja Gear, but rather from a community member reviewer. Health and diet is a complex topic. Please consult with your doctor or a qualified medical professional before making any changes or to your nutrition...

Moja Fear: Heart Pumping Adventure Videos

Happy Halloween from Moja Gear! We have a collection of videos selected to get your adrenaline pumping. Starting, of course, with the SWISS MISHAP. In this video, a tourist in Switzerland gives an impressive demonstration of grip strength. Amazing what strength lies...