Climbing Helmet Certifications

Understanding Climbing Helmet Certifications

All forms of climbing have a degree of risk and helmets are just one piece of gear that we can choose to use to…

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Review: Yates Speed vs Yates Bigwall ladders

It’s a bluebird October day in Yosemite Valley and you’re drinking a lukewarm Cobra underneath Cap’n Tom’s…

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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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Every Mountaineering Boot Brand

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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