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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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Over 100 New Pieces of Climbing Gear Coming in 2019 (US & Europe Edition)

This year at the OutDoor show in Freidrichshafen Germany we saw a over 100 new products that’ll be dropping in…

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2018 New Climbing Gear: Ropes, Harnesses, Crash Pads

We went to the Outdoor Retailer trade show at the end of July to document and film all the new climbing gear…

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2018 Climbing Hardware: carabiners, belay devices, cams, nuts & more

We went to the Outdoor Retailer trade show to video all the new climbing gear that's coming in 2018. While those…

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Every brand of climbing harnesses

The 38 Brands That Sell Rock Climbing Harnesses

When I asked some new climbing friends to guess how many brands make climbing harnesses the first climber said…

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2016 rock climbing ropes

10+ Ropes coming out in 2016

See video, pictures, and details of all the new ropes coming out in 2016 from Beal, Edelrid, Edelweiss, Maxim and…

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UIAA Water Repellent Snow Climber

Explained and Debated: UIAA Water Repellent Dry Test

When I first heard there was going to be a UIAA Water Repellent standard I was stoked. Particularly while…

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14 Rock Climbing Harnesses Coming in 2016

See and read about the newest rock climbing harnesses from Beal, Black Diamond, CAMP, Edelrid, Edelweiss, Grivel,…

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2016 Climbing Gear Overview

WeighMyRack went to the 2015 Outdoor Retailer summer show and every climbing gear manufacturer and brand to report…

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Beal Opera 8.5mm Rope

Beal Opera 8.5mm, Lightest & Skinniest Single Rope

Beal has been on a roll recently, presenting mind-blowing ropes and continually one-upping themselves in…

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How to Inspect a Climbing Rope (When should I retire my rope?)

Rope inspection will be the most helpful step in determining when to retire your rope. Knowing what to look for…

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How Many Years Does a Climbing Rope Last?

After hearing loads of contradictory opinions regarding the lifespan of climbing ropes, we wanted to find an…

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