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Has anyone done Rock Climbing (Indoor that is) before? It one of things on my post-op list to do. Has anyone done it since surgery. How was it? How do you prepare for rock climb? What do you wear.. shoes, pants/shorts etc.

Thanks. :)

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It's on my TO DO list! :) I'm looking forward to trying it, but I'm so worried about the lack of upper body strength. Please keep us posted to share about ur climbing experience!

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Not really much you need for an indoor (artificial) wall. They will have all the equipment. Just dress very comfortably, shorts & T-shirt are great. The one thing I do recommend is a pair of climbing boots. If this is going to be a one & done a pair of hard soled hiking boots are ok, even better if they have a steel shank in the sole.

A pair of fingerless gloves are nice too, but honestly the artificial surfaces aren't that rough.

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Not really much you need for an indoor (artificial) wall. They will have all the equipment. Just dress very comfortably, shorts & T-shirt are great. The one thing I do recommend is a pair of climbing boots. If this is going to be a one & done a pair of hard soled hugging boots are ok, even better if they have a steel shank in the sole.

A pair of fingerless gloves are nice too, but honestly the artificial surfaces aren't that rough.

Thank you :)

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Hello! I figured that I'd check back in because I went indoor climbing on Friday. I had a blast! Go for it, Coolbreeze! U will have a great time. Definitely wear clothing u can move in. I rented climbing shoes and I loved them. My friend climbed in her tennis shoes and she had a hard time. U definitely want to use a hard soled shoe. And definitely take fingerless gloves. I didn't and I needed to stop climbing because the inside of my palms hurt from working belay. I plan on doing it again. It was a great workout and my upper body was/still is sore. ;)

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