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A hiatus? Why no new content for a few months?

We’re currently delayed because WeighMyRack’s founder and main writer, Alison Dennis, was…

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Best Climbing Labor Day Sales & Top Deals (in 2020)

Labor Day is one of the best sale periods of the year for climbing gear. It's often better than July 4th sales…

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How to Become a Sponsored Climber or get an Expedition Sponsorship

Becoming a sponsored climber is super tough to pull off and each brand has different nuances of what they're…

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Helpful Resources for a Native Land Acknowledgement

Whenever we (at WeighMyRack) use a specific placename we will also give a Native Land Acknowledgement. We feel it…

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22 Great Places to Resole Your Rock Climbing Shoes (US, Canada)

When it comes to climbing shoes, the #1 best thing you can do for the environment and for your wallet is to repair…

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The Best April Fools Videos : Climber Edition

Our top April Fools picks are listed below - and since there's not many April Fools specific videos from the…

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3 Top Adventure Travel Insurances For Your Next Rock Climbing Trip

This guest post is by Jacob Bushmaker, an international climber, and author of the The Wandering Climber. The…

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Reslinging Cams

The 9 Best Places to Resling Cams (Black Diamond, Metolius, DMM, Wild Country, Trango)

WeighMyRack does not resling cams or replace trigger wires, but we know a lot of great folks who do! The best…

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Why are we REI coop members

The Real Benefits of REI Co-op Membership (It’s Worth it)

Living on the road, ping-ponging across the country, we stop by tons of local gear shops. There is no better way…

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The 10 Best REI Climbing Roadtrip Sales

As long-time coop members ourselves, it's hard to deny that REI provides a great service for the outdoor…

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Outdoor Research Ferrosi Pants Review

Outdoor Research Ferrosi: Pants Review

Although I've liked Outdoor Research as a brand, I haven't owned much OR gear, primarily because I worked at…

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3rd Rock Ramblas Pants Review (1)

3rd Rock Ramblas Rock Climbing Pants Review

3rd Rock is a core climbing brand making apparel for climbers. They're not a lifestyle brand looking to sell…

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