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Please understand that rock climbing is an extremely dangerous activity. Regardless of any advice you may receive while using this forum, it is your personal responsibility to make sure that you are fully trained to handle the great deal of risk involved in climbing and related activities. Helpful Links. Wiki (please review) Message the moderators It’s a whole new gym! Ape Index rock climbing gym is under new ownership and has been completely remodeled! We have built all new routes and problems, new paint, new crash pads and new carpet . Come Climb With Us! But before you reach for that first hold… Click below to sign the waiver ahead … Continue reading Home →

Ape Index is a completely accidental number; You could focus on anything else, really. The woman with the negative Ape Index? It looks more like a positive Torso Factor (TM). Her torso is just long compared to her legs and arms, giving her more reach than a person with a neutral Torso Factor (TM). Yay Torso Factor! The real numbers are harder r/climbing: The home of Climbing on reddit. And yes we are scared of falling. Press J to jump to the feed. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Comparing a 5ft 7 person and a 6ft 3 person in their ape index would achieve nothing since they're two entirely different heights. Climbing with a crazy negative ape index I took up climbing last September, and have been climbing and training regularly since then. However, it's been the most frustrating experience of my life! Each inch of ape index should give you an extra 0.14 points of bouldering ability on the V-scale. The correlation (r-squared) was quite low--0.03, so it only explains 3% of the variation in climbing. Reach was far less important (each inch adds only 0.03 V-points), and height entirely uncorrelated. For climbers, a more useful way to express the ape index is to subtract height from arm span, giving a value that is either positive, neutral or negative. A positive index is seen as advantageous for climbers. I think mine is probably minus 17. You’ve got a negative ape index. You can figure out your own ape index by dividing your arm span by your height, or use this handy calculator. Here at Brooklyn Boulders we have a range of positive, neutral, and negative ape indexes. Rob Henry, our climbing assistant, stands at 6’4″ but his arms span a whopping 6’8″, giving him a Please understand that rock climbing is an extremely dangerous activity. Regardless of any advice you may receive while using this forum, it is your personal responsibility to make sure that you are fully trained to handle the great deal of risk involved in climbing and related activities. Helpful Links. Wiki (please review) Message the moderators

We know that a very positive ape index is an advantage in the deadlift, boxing/MMA fighting, swimming and rock climbing. But in everyday lifting? Can a positive ape index – at least a very positive one – actually be a disadvantage in the lifting you do in everyday life? Look at the woman below. She has a mammoth ape index.

Please understand that rock climbing is an extremely dangerous activity. Regardless of any advice you may receive while using this forum, it is your personal responsibility to make sure that you are fully trained to handle the great deal of risk involved in climbing and related activities. Helpful Links. Wiki (please review) Message the moderators It’s a whole new gym! Ape Index rock climbing gym is under new ownership and has been completely remodeled! We have built all new routes and problems, new paint, new crash pads and new carpet . Come Climb With Us! But before you reach for that first hold… Click below to sign the waiver ahead … Continue reading Home → dynamic climbing isn't harder or easier than static climbing (vice versa), its just different. i feel like the creator has an axe to grind when it comes to dynamic climbing by the way the video presents the static and dynamic solution to the problem. ie the "true climber" solution vs the parkour solution. Jplotz wrote:How is ape index officially measured?I've heard it stated as your fingertip-to-fingertip reach minus your height, and measured in inches. So, if you can just span a horizontal distance of 6' with your arms outstretched and your height is 5'8", then you have an ape index of 4". We're talking about the ape index, how to measure it, and how does it impact your your climbing performance. Keep reading to find out more. We're talking about the ape index, how to measure it, and how does it impact your your climbing performance. Keep reading to find out more. From what I can gather, Theo Merrin has a rather well known home climbing facility. Being that he is located in Boulder, many a strong climber has made their way through his house and left their ape index measurements on his wall.

r/climbing: The home of Climbing on reddit. And yes we are scared of falling. Press J to jump to the feed. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Comparing a 5ft 7 person and a 6ft 3 person in their ape index would achieve nothing since they're two entirely different heights.

I agree. I'm a 6'2" climber and I always enjoy bouldering with folks under 5'10" and just trying to mimic their beta exactly, as well as vice-versa. It really drives  I completely agree. I'm 5'3" male and I have never complained about the max grade I can climb or heard anyone else short do so. We usually 

Anyway, I'm sure there are statisticians or math-savvy climbers here who can make much more of it than we did. There is a wealth of data on climbing and 

I believe it did show a correlation between max Vgrade and years climbed/APE. You might be interested in the post—just search “data analysis” on the subreddit. Basically if you climb more often, and have been climbing for longer, you are more likely to be a better climber. There was maybe something there for Ape Index,  I agree. I'm a 6'2" climber and I always enjoy bouldering with folks under 5'10" and just trying to mimic their beta exactly, as well as vice-versa. It really drives  I completely agree. I'm 5'3" male and I have never complained about the max grade I can climb or heard anyone else short do so. We usually  If being tall was good for climbing then like basketball, 99% of the top guys would be 6' plus. Once the holds get small I am 5'9" with a -2 ape index. I climb with  r/climbharder: Reddit's rock climbing training community. Dedicated to climbing . In freedom units I stand 5'9 with a plus 4.5 ape index, and weigh around 180.

Please understand that rock climbing is an extremely dangerous activity. Regardless of any advice you may receive while using this forum, it is your personal responsibility to make sure that you are fully trained to handle the great deal of risk involved in climbing and related activities. Helpful Links. Wiki (please review) Message the moderators

r/climbing: The home of Climbing on reddit. And yes we are scared of falling. Press J to jump to the feed. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Comparing a 5ft 7 person and a 6ft 3 person in their ape index would achieve nothing since they're two entirely different heights. Climbing with a crazy negative ape index I took up climbing last September, and have been climbing and training regularly since then. However, it's been the most frustrating experience of my life!

Each inch of ape index should give you an extra 0.14 points of bouldering ability on the V-scale. The correlation (r-squared) was quite low--0.03, so it only explains 3% of the variation in climbing. Reach was far less important (each inch adds only 0.03 V-points), and height entirely uncorrelated. For climbers, a more useful way to express the ape index is to subtract height from arm span, giving a value that is either positive, neutral or negative. A positive index is seen as advantageous for climbers. I think mine is probably minus 17. You’ve got a negative ape index. You can figure out your own ape index by dividing your arm span by your height, or use this handy calculator. Here at Brooklyn Boulders we have a range of positive, neutral, and negative ape indexes. Rob Henry, our climbing assistant, stands at 6’4″ but his arms span a whopping 6’8″, giving him a