A review of some popular premium quickdraw options for sport climbing and lightweight trad climbing. … More Best Ultralight Quickdraws for Sport Climbing
After whetting their appetite sport climbing outdoors, many gym-to-crag climbers will eventually desire to get into trad climbing (AKA traditional climbing). Trad climbing gear is more complicated and varied than sport climbing equipment, leaving many beginner trad climbers overwhelmed with their purchasing options. Here, we will give a short list of trad climbing essentials, and … More What to Buy For Your First Trad Rack
The first thing a new rock climber learns in a climbing gym is how to top-rope, so it makes sense that the first activity a gym to crag climber would want to learn is how to top rope outside. After all, how do you set up a top rope when no one has done it … More Buying Guide For Top-Roping Outside
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
Crag Cards: Essential Climbing Knots https://amzn.to/2XXpHEw Knots are a key part of climbing, but every single one of us is guilty of forgetting how to do basic knots from time to time. These Crag Cards will instantly rescue you from brain farts, with illustrations and instructions for 19 common and useful climbing knots. The … More Fun Gift Ideas for Rock Climbers
Are you 20, but find yourself complaining to your friend sabout your bad neck? Feel like all those little bones are all crunched up and unhappy with you after every climbing sesh? You might be suffering from belayer’s neck, a common climbing ailment. The solution? Belay glasses. Yes, we know: belay glasses look dorky. There’s … More Best Belay Glasses for 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
Some high-end gifts for rock climbers and aspiring mountain climbers. … More Expensive Presents for 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.
Christmas season is coming up, which means it’s time to start thinking about the things we could get out loved ones to help them along their way, and brighten their days in the year ahead. Read on for our recommendations.