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

Best Stoppers and Nuts for Trad Climbing

Passive protection devices—nuts / stoppers, hexes, and tricams— form the basis of any trad climber’s gear rack. These pieces are relatively inexpensive because they feature no moving parts. But “relatively inexpensive” in climbing is still “pretty expensive.” What Climbing Nuts Should You Buy? Consensus favorites: Black Diamond Stoppers and DMM Wallnuts Black Diamond Stoppers 4-13 Pretty … More Best Stoppers and Nuts for Trad Climbing