Climb Injury-Free

by Mark on January 28, 2019

Climb Injury-Free

Climb Injury-Free

Climb stronger, train harder and be pain-free is the ultimate goal for many climbers.  This new training book called “Climb Injury-Free” is a comprehensive injury prevention and rehabilitation book aimed at climbers of all abilities.  It teaches about how to climb injury-free through a series of chapters to prevent injuries from occurring, and how to rehabilitate the 10 most common climbing injuries.

The book has the following benefits:

  • Prevent climbing injuries before they happen through climbing specific exercises
  • Learn how to rehabilitate the most common climbing injuries with step-by-step instructions and lots of photographs.  These include neck, shoulder, elbows, wrist, and finger injuries.
  • Discover the incorrect movement patterns that cause injury.
  • Train smarter and climb stronger in a fraction of the time.
  • Push your ability to the next level without getting hurt.

Buy the new Climb Injury-Free book for £24.95 plus P&P.  It is a go-to resource for any climber who is serious about preventing injury and improving their climbing longevity.

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El Chorro Rock Climbing Guidebook

by Mark on December 27, 2018

El Chorro Rock Climbing Guidebook

El Chorro Rock Climbing Guidebook

El Chorro is one of the best known climbing destinations in Europe, with its classic gorge and a host of crags in and around the village.  Add in a number of other crags within a short drive of El Chorro, this place is an excellent climbing destination, particularly from October through to the end of April.

During this time, El Chorro is a great low cost climbing destination with many cheap flights to Malaga from all over Europe, along with plenty of budget accommodation options.  Plus there is a new El Chorro climbing guidebook available that has just been published by Rockfax.

The style of climbing is very varied at El Chorro with quality routes across a wide range of grades, of which the vast majority are well bolted.  There are multi-pitch routes in the gorge, along with slabs, steep walls and overhanging tufas on crags surrounding the village, all on brilliant limestone rock.

The new El Chorro rock climbing guidebook details over 800 routes at El Chorro, plus a further 700 routes at other crags within a short drive of El Chorro such as Desplomilandia.  All the routes are shown on colour photo topos along with a short description.  It has been fully revised and is now nearly double the size of the previous edition that was published in 2008. The guidebook also covers all the new access information on getting into the gorge, either by using the refurbished Caminito del Ray walkway or via an alternative walk.

Buy the new El Chorro rock climbing guidebook for £32.95 plus P&P.

Find out more about rock climbing at El Chorro

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