When you tell your mama you’re getting into rock climbing, the first question she’s going to ask you is: “do you have a helmet for this rock climbing?” And you better be able to answer her: YES!! Below you’ll find our guide to choosing a good helmet for sport climbing. Truth is, it’s not that … More How to Choose a Helmet for Sport Climbing
Your nut tool is good for a few things other than removing stuck stoppers. A few other things you can try: … More Best Nut Tool for Trad Climbing
Many climbing gyms require climbers use Petzl GriGris for top-roping. In fact, GriGris are quickly becoming the standard belay device for climbing gyms. We can safely say the GriGri is the best belay device for indoor rock climbing. However, when you decide you want to advance from top-rope rock climbing to lead climbing, things get … More How to Lead Belay With A GriGri
A first-timer’s guide to buying quickdraws for bolted sport climbing … More Best Quickdraws for Beginner Sport Climbing
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!
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
Ice climbing is a reallly expensive sport. … More How Much Does it Cost to Get Into Ice Climbing?