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All you need to know about Family Friendly Rock Climbing locations, bouldering spots, indoor climbing gyms, climbing equipment, and gear reviews for climbers of all levels.

Rock Climbing and Gyms in Reus Spain

Reus is a small city in Spain, and one of the spots for climbers, it has some of the best local gym and is really close to famous rock climbing spots like Siruana.

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5 Best Climbing Gyms in Washington DC Area and Around

Guest post from Brandon Villatoro (The Travel Experta’s Son) Every year we visit the US two times per year. But now with our training schedule for climbing, we have to keep up even when traveling. So when visiting our uncle in the DC area I looked for an indoor climbing gym to maintain our strict […]

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Where to Go Rock Climbing In Utah (and Bouldering)

Utah is an amazing place to visit if you’re looking for outdoor activities, but it’s the holy grail for climbers. It’s home to some of the BEST outdoor climbing and bouldering spots in the United States and the world.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about climbing in Utah, where to go, best spots, and a lot of useful information.

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Vital Climbing Gym, Brooklyn: A Totally Different Experience

My husband and kids are obsessed with climbing, and bouldering and since we travel a lot we usually find a gym at every place we travel to. We travel to New York at lest twice a year, and there you can find one of the MOST beautiful climbing gyms I have been to.

In today’s podcast, I’m going to be talking about VITAL Climbing Gym in Brooklyn, New York. I’ll let you know everything about it from my own experience, from the gym, attractions and surroundings!

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Rock Solid: Bouldering Gym in Mexico City

I have found myself looking for a climbing gym to EVERY single place me and my family travel to. This time we visit Mexico and the search for a gym begun, I like to find a climbing gym with a great place around, that way while my family is doing their stuff I can easily go do a tour around.

In today’s podcast I’m going to be talking about Rock Solid, one of the best bouldering gyms in Mexico, it’s located in Coyoacan, Mexico City. I’ll let you know my full experience and the in’s and out’s of this place.

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Qubo Antigua: Bouldering Gym in Antigua, Guatemala – Community First

Bouldering is an incredible sport, but what makes it even better are friends and relationships. Going to a gym can be a bonding activity, a place to know new people that will have something in common with you.

One of the best bouldering gyms in Guatmala is located in Antigua, it’s called Qubo and the gym itself is amazing, but what really makes it stand out is its community!

In today’s podcast I’m going to be talking about Qubo, a bouldering gym in Antigua Guatemala, you’ll learn how it’s like and what can you expect.

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The Front Climbing Gym in Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City in Utah have become the point of reunion of the United States climbing team, many of the top climbers in the country move to the city to do training. Also, you can find some of the best climbing spots in the world right there around the city.

By welcoming top climbers from the US and many people from all over the world, is a fact that Utah is home to some of the best climbing gyms in the world, in this case we visit The Front Climbing Gym.

In today podcast, I’m going to be talking about one of the best climbing gym in the United States, The Front.

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Hoboken Gravity Vault: Rock and Indoor Climbing in New Jersey

My family is full of climbing junkies, my sons and my kids are doing bouldering and constantly going to indoor climbing gyms in EVERY place we travel to. One of their favorite climbing gyms is in Hoboken, Gravity Vault in New Jersey. Note of Caution – Once you finish reading this article, you will most […]

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Visiting Pena de Bernal Monolith and Magic Village in Mexico

Mexico an amazing place to travel to, it has many landmarks and Peña de Bernal is one of those. A world known monolith located in Querétaro.

Peña del Bernal is one of the biggest monoliths in the world. You can do many activities around and in Peña del Bernal.

In this podcast, I’m going to be talking about Peña de Pernal and a lot of fact about it, also, I’ll be talking about our climbing experience there.

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Bouldering in Central Park: Can You Climb Rocks in Central Park?

Bouldering in Central Park offers a variety of challenges for climbers. It also provides an opportunity for people to try something new and to meet some new people. Making it a perfect activity for people who want to get outside and try something new.

In this podcast I’m going to let you know my whole family experience at the Central Park boulders.

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Bouldering in the Gunks (Shawangunks, NY)

The Shawangunks are a famous rock climbing and hiking area in Ulster County, Sullivan County and Orange County in the state of New York. Rock climbers from all over the world come to visit and climb at this beautiful spot.

There are many different types of climbs, including bouldering and top-roping. It’s also possible to hike up to some of the climbs for more challenging climbs.

In this podcast, I’m going to talk about bouldering in the gunks and the whole experience with my kids and husband.

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Acatenango Volcano Hike – All You Need to Know Before You Go

Have you ever climbed a volcano? Climbing Acatenango Volcano outside of Antigua, Guatemala is one of the most popular hikes to do.

Climbing to the top of a volcano, and camping right in front of the active Fuego Volcano is a must-do activity when visiting Guatemala.

However, there are many things that need to be aware of and to have prepared for that no one tells you.

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Climbing Grades – Why They Are Important and What You Need to Know

Climbing is a sport that is practiced by many people, so there needs to be a way to know if you are progressing in the sport, but how? The grading systems in climbing are useful and important to know because you need to see and measure if you are getting better. In different parts of […]

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Top 8 Indoor and Outdoor Rock Climbing Places in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a unique city that supports a wide range of activities. Las Vegas is not only home to good food challenges, it includes both indoor and outdoor rock climbing too. Thanks to the beautiful rocky landscapes and wonderful canyons, you can take your climbing outside, considering the weather is usually hot and sunny. […]

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Rock Climbing at Amatitlan Lake in Guatemala (Breakdown)

Guest post by Brandon Villatoro (Travel Experta’s son) Amatitlan and Xela are the biggest and most recommended places for climbing in Guatemala. I will mainly tell you my experience of Amatitlan because I have never been to Xela. But will be going soon, so stay tuned. Amatitlan Lake Rock Climbing Review Amatitlan is a very […]

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Family Climbing Adventure at Siurana, Spain

Arriving to Siurana, Spain’s climbing heaven was the same as arriving in Mecca for my husband. He wasn’t the only one drawn to this place. Within three minutes of our arrival and check-in into our Siurana Camping Mobile Home, the owners told us that Sasha Gerzha, one of the world’s champions of climbing, is in […]

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4 Things You Should Know When Buying Climbing Shoes

If you are interested in rock climbing then that’s great, and honestly, it’s a great sport, but on the other hand, you do know the fact that one wrong move can make rock climbing very dangerous for you. Especially if you don’t have the proper rock climbing shoes, then things can get pretty dangerous for […]

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All You Need to Know About Speed Climbing Competition

Guest Writer – Brandon Villatoro (Travel Experta’s Son) There are three disciplines of climbing: lead, boulder, and speed. Speed climbing and competition speed climbing is what we are going to be talking about in this article. In speed climbing competition The only goal is getting to the top in the fastest time possible. There are […]

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Rest Days and Why They are Important for Climbers

Did you know that resting for a climber isn’t a luxury? It’s a body necessity. Your body needs to recuperate, and your muscles need to grow and strengthen. So don’t underestimate a day of rest. What To Do While Taking a Rest Rest days allow your muscles, nerves, bones, and connective tissues time to rebuild. […]

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Climbing Terms and Lingo – Don’t Have a Blank Face at the Rock or Indoor Gym

Guest Post by Brandon Villatoro (Travel Experta’s son) In this article I am talking about some important climbing terms so that when you hear them you won’t have a blank stare and feel left out: Climbing Terms  Climbing terms are important to know because sometimes while you’re climbing at the rock or in the gym […]

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