Climbing Technique

What do lobsters and successful rock climbers have in common?

They know how to pinch.

Eastern Mountain Sports Brand Ambassador and professional climber Joe Kinder breaks down yet another essential rock climbing technique, pinching a hold with your thumb and forefinger. Or as Joe calls it, "lobster climbing." Learn how to pinch, where to pinch, and how to build stronger pinch muscles.

Be sure to check out all of Joe's other Essentials of Climbing videos here on the Eastern Mountain Sports vimeo channel!


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