A LIGHT OUTFIT FOR SUMMERCLIMBING
For the topchoose a comfortable and light material like cotton Organic. A loose-fitting T-shirt to keep a good freedom of movement and easily evacuate perspiration or a tank top according to your preferences. Some models have technology that allows moisture to evaporate and dry quickly. If you are a morning climber, it is recommended to wear a zip-up sweatshirtthat can be easily removed to avoid getting cold.
In terms of pants, a tight fit is best for summer climbing. A stretchy and light fabric is more comfortable. The seams are designed to make the climbing pants comfortable with the harness, and resistant to tearing.
|The more often you wash your Gore-Tex clothing, the longer it will last!
This is because this waterproof and simultaneously breathable membrane has special requirements. A gentle washing cycle with closed zippers and regular impregnation maintains the effectiveness of the membrane.
|Nathanaël - Climbing product expert
BREATHABLE BUT WARM CLOTHING FOR WINTER CLIMBING
Under a jacket or a fleeceopt for a t-shirt which offers a great sense of warmth and comfort that will keep you warm and dry throughout your session. If you want to wear a sweatshirt under your jacket, make sure it's made of cotton to keep the heat in and that it's thin enough not to affect your freedom of movement. Moreover, a small collar will prevent you from drafts and chills.
Before you head out to a climbing site, do your research. That way, you'll have all the information you need to have fun and climb safely. Find out about local regulations, permit requirements and area closures.
|What you need to know
ESSENTIAL ACCESSORIES FOR SUMMER AND WINTER
A helmet is essential in case of falling rocks, but it should be light so that you can forget about it while climbing. A good ventilation allows an optimal evacuation of the perspiration for a comfort during the whole session. The helmet must be easy to put on and adjust.
TO REMEMBER :
- The criterion of lightness is very important in the choice of your equipment.
- You must choose clothes adapted to the season and the type of outing.
- Find out beforehand about your outings and equip yourself accordingly.
- Give priority to freedom of movement so as not to feel cramped when you climb.