Bouldering is awesome. Seriously awesome. It challenges the body. It challenges the mind. It...well...it's just rad, and if you think differently - you're wrong. You're just wrong, OK?

Bouldering for Beginners | Everything You Need To Know About Bouldering

So, maybe you're a bit of an old hand when it comes to bouldering. Or maybe you've only been half a dozen times. Maybe you live at a bouldering centre, and the owners of the bouldering centre haven't found out yet. We don't know. What we do know is that everyone who considers themselves to be a boulderer were rookies once upon a time. There's always a first time, after all. Remember yours?

This, right here, is what's happening inside the head of every single bouldering beginner.

1) How much chalk is too much chalk?

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2) Can I go yet, or is that person too close?

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3) I don't know what to do with my feet

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4) I don't know what to do with my hands

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5) OK. Keep your cool. You got this

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6) Remember your very brief training

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7) Alright, I'm bouldering. I'm literally bouldering!

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8) It might be on the easiest grade, but who cares?

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9) I AM BOULDERING. I AM A BOULDERER

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10) Right, so how do I get back down?

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11) I think I might be stuck

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12) Yeah, I'm definitely stuck

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13) No need to panic, I'm sure there's...

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14) ...OH GOD. THERE IS LITERALLY NO WAY DOWN

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15) Help

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16) HELP!

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17) Why can nobody see that I'm in desperate need of help?

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18) Might as well face it. I'm up here forever now

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19) I am going to grow old and die on this bouldering wall

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20) "Jump," they say. Hahahaha! There's no way I'm jumping

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21) I am quite tired though

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22) Maybe I should just jump?

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23) Fuck it. I'm just going to jump. Goodbye cruel world

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24) AAAAAAAARRRRRGGGGHHH!

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25) Oh, well that was remarkably painless

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26) Bouldering is fun. Let's do some more bouldering.

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27) Hang on

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28) Who the fuck is that, and how did they get to be so good?

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