You asked: Is it better to slackline barefoot?

What shoes do you wear with slacklining?

Although many people learn to slackline barefoot, most graduate to wearing shoes for better protection from the nylon tape when doing tricks. Take a look at any slackliner’s feet and you will usually find some sort of flat bottomed, sticky soled shoe such as Vans, Vibram Five Fingers, or Five Ten Freeriders.

Can you slackline with socks?

If you’re more comfortable in shoes, make sure they’re flat-soled and don’t have any tread that will catch on the slackline. As for socks: “Never, ever,” Beaudoin says.

Are barefoot slacklines good?

An excellent form of exercise, originally designed to help rock climbers build their core, a slackline is an incredibly portable fitness companion, and can be used as resistance and bodyweight training, as well as for incredible jumps and tricks.

Is slacklining illegal?

In general, in the USA, slacklining is allowed in most cities, parks and public places. Some of the more popular areas for slacklining have some level of regulation, and a few places have all but banned it.

Where can I slackline?

Here are the best spots in the U.S. to test your slacklining skills.

  • Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park, California.
  • Moab, Utah.
  • Smith Rock State Park in Terrebonne, Oregon.
  • Joshua Tree National Park, California.
  • Boulder Canyon and Clear Creek Canyon in Colorado.
  • Santa Monica Slackline Park, California.
  • Oahu, Hawaii.
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