It can be daunting buying,hiring,borrowing new climbing gear especially when your safety is involved. Our guide to 'what to buy,hire, borrow, wear' should help point you in the right direction. The section covers most of the kit you would need for indoor climbing in London and touches on some of the climbing equipment you may need if you are thinking about heading farther afield.



Indoor Equipment covered:
-Clothing
-Climbing Shoes
-Chalk/Chalkbags
-Harnesses
-Climbing 'gear' - Carabiners, Belays and slings etc.
-Helmets
-Ropes
-Other gear rock climbing gear

What to climbing gear to buy, hire, borrow, wear?

Rock Climbing Essentials

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Helmets

Not always a necessity for indoor climbing in London but that being said personal safety should always be a top priority when climbing. Climbing helmets are mainly used outdoors to protect you against falling rock and other debris. Indoors this isn't such a concern but will provide some protection from bumps and falls. There are some decent styles and makes about so have a look at our shop for more information.

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