Finding a local bouldering spot.
Bouldering: climbing on large boulders, either for practice or as a sport in its own right. (Oxford American Dictionaries)
Finding a decent boulder to climb on is harder than it may seem. Here are some steps to follow in finding a place to climb for practice or sport.
This instructable is written so that a person doesn’t need to be able to identify different types of rocks or rock formations (another instructable waiting to happen). I apologize to those climbers that feel that most of the information conveyed here is common sense. However, I would appreciate feedback if you feel that I left something out.
I hope to update this regularly with pictures, comments and advice as I find more places to climb.
(And remember, climbing is inherently dangerous. You do so at your own risk.)
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