Lifting; pulling or pushing . . . grip has never been a limiting factor for me.
Other “parts” yes, but grip, no. So I saw no real carryover.
The other two things you mention, I could not agree more. Grip is a huge
Again, if I was not clear . . . I was more interested in improving my climbing
ability at the time and I saw very little value. Time on the rock was what
really helped me improve as I already had the physical strength to execute
the moves, for the most part. My weak link there was, and still is, my brain.
Ah, I see what you were saying and I would have to agree that with climbing it would get to a point where improving grip strength wouldnt make much of a difference.
Grip training is fun as hell though. Especially working with blobs (roundhead york dumbbells that were cut for picking up off the ground with one hand, check it out on youtube, got all the blobs in my house)