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Brad Bell doesn’t think twice when you ask him why anyone would climb a rock.
Why would someone wanna…because it’s there…
The Austin resident teaches the sport of rock climbing. He says although you don’t need rock-hard abs to climb –before you attempt this sport — a little weight training may be the first order…
Upper body strength is good and leg strength is even more of a plus.
There ya go…push with your hand and then move your hand up to the next one…there ya go. Pull on up…good!
And even though rock climbing offers climbers a feeling of solitude, it is critical – whether you’re a novice or a seasoned climber — never go alone.
You should always have team partners… when you go you should never do it alone because up there you have to have a partner to help you belay and help you repel down and basically it’s a team effort all the way up.
That’s our show for today…for Texas Parks and Wildlife, I’m Cecilia Nasti.