How to Recycle and Upcycle Climbing Slings

It seems that you should be able to recycle nylon slings, just like you can recycle nylon climbing ropes. The…

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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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How to Recycle, Resole, Upcycle, Sell, or Donate Your Climbing Shoes

In this post we cover all the best options for what to do with climbing shoes that you no longer use. Whether you…

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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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Environmental Racism – 15 Books For Climbers to Read

In April 2020, we weren't yet familiar with the terms: Environmental Racism, Environmental Justice, or…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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