GriGri versus Click Up

Here is a very informative little video discussing the differences and advantages of two assisted-braking belay devices: the Petzl GriGri and the Climb Tech Click Up Belay Device. Petzl has recently released an updated version of the GriGri, so if you’ve been thinking about picking one up, now is the time!

Best Personal Anchor Systems (PAS) For Sport Climbing

One of the necessary pieces of equipment for sport climbing outside is a personal anchor system, or PAS. Popular examples of these PAS climbing safety systems include the Metolius PAS, the Petzl Connect Adjust, and the Sterling Rope Chain Reactor. In this article, we’ll review the need for a personal anchor system while climbing, alternative … More Best Personal Anchor Systems (PAS) For Sport Climbing

How to Get Into Ice Climbing

Here is a great video about how to get into ice climbing, which touches on topics like how much ice climbing costs, how to learn to ice climb, and good ice climbing destinations for beginners. Buy Petzl Nomic Ice Climbing Ice Axes here.

Gifts for Ice Climbers

With the holidays coming up, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for our friends and family. If you happen to know someone into the crazy, maniac, madman sport that they call “ice climbing”, here are a few gifts that they might appreciate.