Welcome, climbers! We hope that you’ve enjoyed your experience climbing at MetroRock; the world of climbing is vast and you’re on an exciting path. But, at the same time, the learning curve to climbing can be tough. So, Moja Gear and MetroRock have partnered to share a new publication that will aid your transition into the sport. Introducing Rock Climbing Fundamentals: Essential Terms, Techniques, and Tips for the New Climber.

Through May 31, 2016, MetroRock climbers can get exclusive, free access by entering METROROCK at checkout.

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All the fundamentals, in one simple publication

Rock Climbing Fundamentals is designed for the new climber, to provide knowledge of climbing history, terms, techniques, and gear so that you feel comfortable at the gym or crag. Chapters covered in this eBook include:

  1. A Brief History of Climbing
  2. Styles of Climbing
  3. An Overview of Climbing Gear
  4. Introduction to Common Climbing Holds
  5. Basic Technique for New Climbers
  6. Belaying Fundamentals
  7. Climbing Grades, Explained
  8. General Tips and Advice for New Climbers
  9. Your Responsibility as a Climber
  10. A Simplified Climbing Glossary
  11. Useful Bonus Materials

With professional imagery and helpful related articles, the full publication is just over 80 pages. Downloadable as a PDF, this eBook may be read on your computer, tablet, Kindle, or phone. Download Rock Climbing Fundamentals here.