Climbing is the activity of using one's hands, feet, or any other part of the body to ascend a steep object. It is done indoors and out, on natural and manmade structures. It includes mountain climbing/mountaineering, rock-climbing/sports climbing, bouldering, ice-climbing, and many more ...

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Can I carry rock climbing hardware as carry-on in Europe?

Can I bring rock climbing gear such as quick-draws climbing ropes nuts, hexes, cams, friends, etc. as described here a nut tool, as in the middle of this picture climbing chalk (Amazon example ...
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Outdoor climbing tour in/departing from Bangkok

I'll be in Bangkok for 3 days (and only Bangkok). I haven't been able to find any guided tours for rock climbing in Thailand that are based in Bangkok. I've only been able to find indoor climbing in ...
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Bouldering guide for Hampi (India)

As part of my trip to India I am planning to do some bouldering (climbing on small boulders) in Hampi. Could anyone advise: What is the best climbing guidebook for the area and how can I buy it in ...
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Via ferratas in Pyrenees

I'm looking for via ferratas somewhere in Europe, but not in the Alps or Dolomites due to financial reasons. What places do you recommend for beginner in this way of hiking? Edit: After some research ...
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What is the indoor climbing wall closest to the centre of Sydney?

I will stay in central Sydney for a few days and would like to do some climbing one evening. What would be the closest (or most convenient to get to without a car) indoor climbing wall from Centre ...
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What gear is needed/recommended to bring from outside the country for a climbing trip to Cuba?

I am going rock climbing in ViƱales and other spots around Cuba and want to know if helmets, quickdraws, rope, etc. are easy to borrow from fellow climbers or rent from locals? Or does everyone bring ...
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Rock climbing when on Malta

I am soon leaving for Malta and I am bringing my climbing shoes. What I'd really like to do is: Go deep water soloing. Rent a pad and boulder in the sun. Are these things possible in Malta? Can I ...
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Where is the cheapest place on earth to rock climb?

To narrow the scope of my question, by "place" I mean rocks with a variety of routes with bolts in place, and by "cost" I refer to equipment rental and access to walls (excluding food, lodging, and ...
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UIAA membership and guides

I have a question about International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) membership. Shouldn't it allow me to climb the mountains, without hiring a guide? Which usually is the most ...
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How can I book the Phuket to Railay ferry with airport pick-up from HKT?

I will fly into Phuket airport (HKT) early morning/ in the night and want to travel on to Railay (also known as Tonsai to some) as soon as possible with this Phuket ferry. How can I book the ferry ...