The history of climbing recently. Unlike many sports, climbing does not date back to ancient times. People tend to climb the steep faces of cliffs only when needed, and now they can, because they want to do it.
There was some rock climbing described as a part of alpine climbing. This happened most types of rescue operations. It was not until the second half of the 19th century, the rock climbing was first seen in sports. It seems to have evolved in three different areas of Europe around this time. The first was in Germany the south-east of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, near the Czech border in the country. In 1903, nearly 500 climbers were active in the region and climbing clubs are formed.
Around the same time, he was rock climbing that is seen as a sport in England. Some early climbers attracted a lot of attention solo climbs very difficult rock formations. It is here that the practice of assigning different formations based on the difficulty began. Although the official climbing slowly to form a club here, a lot of climbing began an informal meeting to discuss the climbs and sharing complementary techniques.
The Dolomites in northern Italy, a 17-year-old student, Munich, Germany, made a bold individual climbing, and led the field to the third major European hotbed of rock climbing. In the United States, rock climbing and mountaineering was considered as a relevant activity, and it was not until the 1950 & # 39; and that began to emerge as an independent sport. Yet many of the techniques used in rock climbing has been developed as part of the climbing.
In recent years, rock climbing has been the rapid development taking place. New styles and better equipment constantly introduced. Many climbers are beginning to explore the hobby as almost more of a lifestyle than a sport. A trend has been the introduction of indoor rock climbing in urban areas. These facilities have been artificial rock walls, which are designed to simulate the actual formations. The protective equipment indoor arenas have allowed the practice and experience a lot of excitement and demanding nature of rock climbing without the risk.
Despite the fact that the safety equipment and advanced techniques, rock climbing is not a sport that requires great physical strength and endurance, but also dangerous. The history of rock climbing recently because mankind has been quite a challenge of strength and endurance routines just live in the past. Rocks to climb only if there was a compelling reason to climb them. That says a lot in today's modern society, rock climbing has become increasingly popular activity. There is something in human nature that is always looking for a challenge. Climbing was created because of that fundamental drive.