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Looking forward to outdoor adventures this summer, like rock climbing? Learn how to treat and protect skin from issues like blisters, dryness and sunburn.

What are the most common injuries and skincare concerns that can plague rock climbers, and how can they be prevented?

Anyone who’s tried rock climbing understands the unique challenges that come with keeping skin healthy amidst climbing chalk, blisters, callouses and searing sun. Fortunately, rock climbers can conquer these skin concerns on their way to the top with just a few easy tips. The latest article by, A Rock Climber’s Guide to Hand Care: Five Steps to Healthy Skin in the Gym and Outdoors, offers a comprehensive guide to keeping skin healthy both out in nature and at the climbing gym.

The hands and feet are the most important areas for a rock climber to keep in top shape. What are the most common injuries and skincare concerns that can plague rock climbers, and how can they be prevented? What’s the key to caring for and preventing dry skin and chafing, especially in hot weather? Which skincare habits help make hydration both easy and convenient? To find out, visit or click

Factors like climbing chalk and sun exposure can make skin susceptible to both short- and long-term damage. What are some essential ways to prep skin for the outdoors and shield skin from UV rays and harsh surfaces? After a day of climbing, what’s the surefire way to combat dryness? When focusing on prevention, which products are best for keeping hands soft and mostly callous-free? To find out, visit or click

Every climber has some tricks of the trade – but when is a tool like climbing tape potentially causing more harm than good? What are the necessary steps to healing skin injuries and wounds? When it comes to the three most common skin conditions for rock climbers – cracks, blisters and flappers – what are the necessary steps to healing and recovery? To find out, visit or click

Get answers to more questions about treating and preventing skin injuries and conditions caused by rock climbing, plus simple tips on improving everyday skincare, by visiting or

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