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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
A common question that many beginner rock climbers have is: how much does it cost to buy all my own climbing gear? There is a bit of a perception out there that rock climbing is an expensive sport. It’s easiest to answer this question if we consider climbing as a sport with “tiers.” One enters at … More How Much Does it Cost to Get Into Rock Climbing?