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A climber's open hands covered in chalk in the sun at a climbing crag in the uk

Aug 10, 2023

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CLIMBING CHALK

Our Definitive Guide to Climbing Chalk. The History, Science, How To Use & Environmental Damage
A climber with hands covered in climber's tape crack climbing at rockover climbing manchester

Jun 23, 2023

How and Why Climbers Use Finger Tape

At Psychi we’re all climbers and we know that a climber’s fingers and hands take a whole lot of punishment. Climbing tape, espeically zinc oxide tape, can help mitigate a lot of these problems and improve your climbing.
Three psychi boulderers climb a huge boulder at burbage south

Apr 6, 2023

Top 10: Must Visit Outdoor Rock Climbing Spots in the UK

Our Pick Of The Must Visit Crags In The UK It’s no secret that the UK is home to some of the best outdoor rock climbi...
A boulderer standing on a bouldering pad crash mat next to a white bouldering chalk bag at rubicon crag in the peak district

Mar 24, 2023

Top 10: Must Have Bouldering Equipment for Beginners

Our Essential Bouldering Equipment List for Beginner Boulderers.
A climber clings to a large boulder. Both her feet are planted in a crack as she pulls herself to the top.

Apr 19, 2022

How tight should climbing shoes be?

If you’ve ever tried on a pair of climbing shoes, you’ll know that they feel rather different from your standard stre...
A climber opens a black bottle of psychi liquid chalk at rubicon crag in the peak district

Jan 18, 2022

WHAT IS LIQUID CHALK?

Liquid Chalk is an advanced formula designed to enhance grip both on your hands and feet. Not only does it enable a ...
HOW TO BELAY

Jan 18, 2022

HOW TO BELAY

*Disclaimer: This does not constitute certified climbing instruction. Belaying and climbing are dangerous activitie...
Three different images depicting climbers trad climbing in china, sport climbing in the peak district and ice climbing in chamonix, france.

Jan 18, 2022

TYPES OF CLIMBING EXPLAINED

Learn More About All the Different Forms of our Brilliant Sport!
Psychi Ambassador Tom Lloyd climbing a bouldering route at rubicon crag in the peak district

Jan 18, 2022

BEST CLIMBING SHOES 2022

New to rock climbing and looking to buy your first pair of climbing shoes? Perhaps you’ve been wearing the rental sh...
Connor Dickinson hanging from a rope climbing a limestone rockface in china

Jan 18, 2022

WHAT IS FREE CLIMBING?

When we hear the term ‘free climbing’, our minds may flash to Alex Honnald’s hair raising ascent of El Capitan in th...
7 BOULDERING & CLIMBING MOVES FOR BEGINNERS

Jan 14, 2022

7 BOULDERING & CLIMBING MOVES FOR BEGINNERS

7 Easy Techniques To Boost Your Climbing & Bouldering Ability.
7 INTERMEDIATE CLIMBING TECHNIQUES TO LEARN

Nov 1, 2021

7 INTERMEDIATE CLIMBING TECHNIQUES TO LEARN

In part one, we talked about seven basic climbing moves and what we use them for. Now, it’s time to expand the knowl...

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