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How to Recycle and Upcycle Used Carabiners

We've written a whole lot about when to retire carabiners, but what do you do with those old, broken, and worn…

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The 40+ Books on our Booklist

We're sharing our booklist here, so you can see what we're reading (we've had many people ask). Most of the books…

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8 Reasons It’s Time To Retire Your Carabiners

Carabiners are incredibly strong. They can easily last 10, 15, 20 years or even a lifetime when properly…

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PitchSix EyeSend Belay Glasses Review

PitchSix has created the worlds first adjustable angle belay glasses. With a small easy-to-use lever, you can…

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The 7 Most Sustainable Climbing Slings

Edelrid and Mammut were the first two companies to take extra measures to ensure their slings were bluesign®…

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REI Sales Guide to the Most Sustainable Climbing Gear

This guide was created to help you use your 20% off REI member coupon. (Are you a member? If not, this post goes…

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Petzl Borea Helmet : First Hand Review

When I think about a good climbing helmet two things come to mind: fit and durability. Fit is important to me…

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Sustainable Eco-Friendly Climbing Shoes

There are a few features that make climbing shoes more eco-friendly and/or sustainably made. One of the most…

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All the 41 Brands that Make and Sell Mountaineering Boots

Can you name more than 10 mountaineering boot brands? Most climbers that we ask can’t. That’s why we're listing…

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Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Climbing Harnesses

"Sustainable" or "Eco" harnesses are challenging to find. The main reason for the lack of sustainable options is…

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Black Diamond 2020 Carabiner Details

In 2020 Black Diamond is dramatically changing their carabiner line. Most notably, all their snag-free wiregate…

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The Best 11 Clean Nose Wiregate Keylock Carabiners

Many climbers wish their wiregate carabiners had clean keylock noses. This makes total sense. Wiregate carabiners…

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