Whether you aspire to top outdoor cliffs or indoor walls, rock climbing is a sport suitable for Scouts and
Scouters of all ages.
Relying somewhat on strength, but mostly your smarts (as you choose the best route), this timeless sport will keep you entertained—and challenged—for years to come.
So get started already!
Our gear expert chose his favorite picks of the best rock-climbing equipment on the market.
One lucky winner will take home the GOING UP! GIVEAWAY
package (right), including a pair of EVOLV climbing shoes, a Black Diamond Vector helmet, a Petzl starter kit, and Julbo sport glasses.
Learn more about these products
—a $365 value—in our September-October issue
, which includes several extra items such as a rope and excellent climber's backpack to help carry your gear. (The rope and pack are not included in the giveaway.)