female climber posing while resting on cliff top

About Lydia Yang the Author

Meet Lydia Yang, a seasoned expert in the world of rock climbing and outdoor adventure. With an experience that spans nearly a decade, including achieving SNCS Level 2 Rock Climbing Certification in Singapore and specializing in sport climbing, Lydia’s knowledge extends far beyond the sheer thrill of the climb.

About Lydia Yang the Author | Lydia Yang Rock Climber from Singapore

As the driving force behind Lydiascapes.com, a well-respected site founded in 2013, Lydia and her team provide tangible insights, guides, and most notably, comprehensive gear reviews. Her hands-on experience with various climbing expeditions to top destinations like Greece, Thailand, and Canada has enabled her to understand the nuances of climbing equipment. From harnesses to helmets, Lydia has tested and scrutinized gear at every level, providing detailed and unbiased reviews that climbers of all skill levels can trust.

But Lydia’s expertise doesn’t stop at climbing gear. Her 15-year practice of acro yoga and her mastery of techniques like headstands have also given her unique insights into fitness equipment that promotes physical and mental well-being.

When it comes to gear reviews, whether for rock climbing or general fitness, Lydia Yang’s insights are guided by real-world experience and genuine passion for her craft. Her reviews are not only a testament to her expertise but also a valuable resource for anyone looking to make informed decisions about their equipment.

outdoor climbing helmet for rock climbing
adjusting white climbing helmet

Stay tuned to Lydia’s recommendations and insights, and you’ll be in skilled hands, ready to embark on your next adventure with the best gear suited to your needs.

General Facts About Lydia Yang

  1. When did she start rock climbing: 2010
  2. Certificates: SNCS Level 2 Certificate
  3. Experience Level: Advance
  4. Highest Climbing Grade: 6c+/ 7a
  5. Expertise/ Specialise in: Lead Climbing, Multi-Pitch, Top Rope, Bouldering
  6. Reviewed: Climbing Shoes, Rope, Quickdraws, Helmets, Harnesses, Slings, Carabiners, ATCs, Climbing Holds, hangboards, campus boards, grip strengthened
  7. Education: Bachelors of Business Administration ( Specialise in Marketing)
  8. University: National University of Singapore

Lydia has been featured in numerous publications. From an interview on 5CClimbers.com, to TheCrag.com, she is seen as an authority in the rock climbing scene. She has also been invited to be a guest speaker at the Women’s Adventure Film Festival and The Planet Traveller Talk Series. Lastly, you can also read about her rock climbing articles featured on Singapore budget airline Scoot Airlines inflight magazine.

Outdoor Climbing Destinations Lydia has climbed at:

  1. Kalymnos, Greece
  2. Siurana, Spain
  3. Krabi, Thailand
  4. Yangshuo, China
  5. Longdong, Taiwan
  6. Drakensberg, South Africa
  7. Banff, Canada
  8. Batu Caves, Malaysia
  9. Cat Ba, Vietnam
  10. Skopje, Macedonia
  11. Podgorica, Montenegro
Outdoor Climbing Destinations Lydia has climbed at

Climbing Gyms Lydia Has Visited

  1. Singapore, Singapore
  2. Poprad, Slovakia
  3. London, Great Britain
  4. Hanoi, Vietnam
  5. Bangkok, Thailand
  6. New York City, USA
Climbing Gyms Lydia Has Visited

Follow Lydia on her Social Media Handles