Sustainable Eco Climbing Ropes

The Most Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Climbing Ropes

The most eco-friendly ropes on the market today are Bluesign-certified, have PFC-free waterproof coatings, and/or…

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3rd party certifications

The 5 Best Sustainability Certifications for Climbing Gear Companies

There are no UIAA or CE certifications, tests, or requirements for sustainability or eco-friendly efforts in…

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WARNING: DO NOT TRUST DPM CLIMBING (new owners)

Although I'm telling you about DPM Climbing please do not go to DPM's website - more (or sudden) traffic will make…

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Mountain Method Boulder Caddy – Crash Pad Gear Organizer Review

Do you remember that scene in 10 Things I Hate About You, where the dad makes his daughter wear the “Baby Belly”…

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How to Train for Climbing with Kids

Luckily there already are plenty of articles about climbing and parenting (blogs and magazine articles, and more),…

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New Five Ten Gear

2020 Five Ten Climbing Shoes (Newest Gear)

In 2020, Five Ten is releasing a totally revamped version of the Hiangle and a brand new entry-level shoe called…

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New DMM Gear

DMM Newest Climbing Gear Coming in 2020 (nuts and carabiners)

In 2020 DMM is releasing a set of Halfnuts and is coming out with a locking carabiner called the Shadow. DMM…

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DMM Halfnuts (half a Wallnut) Coming in 2020

DMM took the classic DMM Wallnut profile and essentially chopped it in half lengthwise. The Halfnuts will come in…

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New Arcteryx Gear

2020 Arc’teryx Climbing Harness (Newest Gear)

Arc'teryx is coming out with a new male and female harness in 2020 (and they've hinted that more harnesses are in…

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New SCARPA Gear 2020

2020 SCARPA Rock Climbing Shoes (Newest Gear)

SCARPA is always updating previous models and bringing out new models. For 2020, SCARPA updated the Booster and…

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2020 Black Diamond Z4 Cams and Z4 Offset Cams

A few years ago Black Diamond sat down some of their prominent athletes (including Hazel Findlay, Carlos Traversi,…

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New La Sportiva Gear

2020 La Sportiva Climbing Shoes & Boots (Newest Gear)

In 2020 La Sportiva is releasing 3 new climbing shoes, specifically designed for the Olympics. These shoes will…

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