4 Beginner-Friendly Ways to Try Rock Climbing in Vancouver

A woman rock climbing near Squamish BC

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If you want to try a new sport and you’re looking for a full-body workout, give rock climbing a try. The Vancouver area is the perfect place to do it. Nearby Squamish is world-famous for rock climbing. For decades, professional climbers from around the world have headed there to scale the granite walls. These days, climbing culture has spread beyond Squamish. You can climb both indoors and outdoors all over greater Vancouver. And while it might seem intimidating, here are four different beginner-friendly ways to get into rock climbing.

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4 Beginner-Friendly Ways to Try Rock Climbing in Vancouver

Indoor Fitness Alternatives in Vancouver – Part I

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It’s no secret that Vancouverites love to stay fit. With the ocean and the mountains as our playground, locals love hiking, running, biking, and kayaking. But when the temperature drops it can be difficult to persevere with outdoor activities. And going to the gym after a beautiful summer outdoors can be less than motivating to stay active. Luckily, there’s no shortage of indoor sports and activities in Vancouver. From traditional sports like swimming to new, unconventional activities like trampoline dodgeball, there’s no reason working out indoors has to be boring. So if you’re looking to stay active indoors, or just want to try something new, here are some indoor fitness alternatives to the gym you can find in Vancouver.

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Indoor Fitness Alternatives in Vancouver – Part I