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Article: Start Climbing - Part 2 : Get Started Bouldering
no, it really isn't. sodium bicarbonate may have some implication in increasing the rate at which real anesthetics take affect, however, there is certainly no scientific evidence. furthermore, it's unrelated to magnesium carbonate.

climbing shoes offer higher friction which could lead to higher erosion than standard shoes if anything. there is no evidence to support that any shoe has any effect on stone, however.

crash pads should not be considered, they're mandatory. even falling from standing to sitting on a rock can cause serious injury.

to the people who are considering bouldering, other resources other than a software developer, say an actual climber who's sent harder than 5.10 would be strongly advised.