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The Best Locking Carabiners for Anchoring in Hangers and Chains

Guest Author and Gear Geek Khoi Chau here to talk about the nuances of locking carabiners. Belay carabiners aside,…

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Ultimate Gear Stashes - Part 1 - WeighmyRack

Behind the Scenes: WeighMyRack’s Gear Stash

We regularly get asked about the gear we choose to use, and we're here to answer that question. Since we live on…

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New 2018 Winter Gear: Ice Edition – Outdoor Retailer Winter Show

The Outdoor Retailer trade show is THE place where manufacturers and brands come to showcase their newest…

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44 New Climbing Shoes Coming in 2018

We've documented 44 new shoes from 12 shoe brands. As usual, we'll be making videos so you can hear from the…

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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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Black Diamond ATC Pilot Details

The geometry of the ATC-Pilot makes it easier for a belayer to catch (and hold) a fall by increasing the friction…

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The Newest Belay Devices Coming in 2017

There are 4 new belay devices coming to the US market in 2017. Read on to see what the Black Diamond ATC-Pilot,…

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Climbing Helmets for Big Heads

If you have a big noggin' your helmet choices shrink drastically. After scouring the WeighMyRack database, it's…

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The Top 10 Best Looking Helmets (from 10,000+ votes)

WeighMyRack set up a comparison test, à la Hot or Not, of 144 helmets. Tens of thousands of votes were cast as…

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Black Diamond Vector Helmet Review

I've been wearing a helmet while climbing for many years now and I think as a whole they've become so light and…

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How to Pick The Best Climbing Harness Package

The quickest and easiest way for a new climber to gear up is to buy a climbing starter package. These packages…

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