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This month we’ve been telling everyone how positive we are about climbing with toddlers and under 5’s. They love it, families love it, there are loads of benefits for the…

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Children seem to be born with an instinct to climb! Rock Tots founder, Rachel Briggs tells us how her own experience as a mum, motivated her to create a program…

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If a question you have is “where should I take my little one climbing?”, then Boulder Hut founder, Samantha Oxford, tells us what to look for in a great climbing…

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Does your little monkey enjoy climbing? Is it time to get them some of their own climbing equipment? We’ve been selling kids’ climbing equipment online for many years as well…

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More climbing walls are opening and more parents than ever are taking younger children climbing, but why? Parents are often told they’re being over-protective but surely climbing is dangerous? Why…

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Outdoor sport climbing requires very similar equipment to indoor top rope climbing, but there are a few other considerations when climbing outdoors and of course you will have to provide your own…

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Great news, the BMC have now released the selection policy for the GB National Development Squad which will be used this year to select the 2020 squad and the new…

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Outdoor climbing is definitely something that we at StartClimbing want to encourage young climbers to do. Once you’ve read our articles about preparing to go outdoor climbing, your next choice…

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Outdoor bouldering requires very similar equipment to indoor bouldering, but there are a few other considerations when climbing outdoors. What you’ll need (alphabetical): Balms & Tape – Balms will help…

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Outdoor climbing is definitely something that we at StartClimbing want to encourage young climbers to do. Once you’ve read our articles about preparing to go outdoor climbing, your next choice…

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Climbing outdoors can be wonderful and the start of a life-long-love that family’s can do together. Being outdoors, enjoying the natural environment, standing at the top of a rock having…

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The Youth Climbing Series or YCS is the main youth climbing competition series of the year. It is organised collaboratively by the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) for the England and…

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