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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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Black Diamond 2020 Carabiner Details

In 2020 Black Diamond is dramatically changing their carabiner line. Most notably, all their snag-free wiregate…

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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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Mammut Smart 2.0 – With More Braking Power

Mammut was one of the early companies to come out with a belay device that had semi-automatic braking power…

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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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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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Finding the Best Strength to Weight Ratio

Recently we've been deep in gear data, searching for trends and looking for new ways to visualize climbing gear.…

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CAMP Nano 22: Firsthand Carabiner Review

If WeighMyRack gave out a "Most Improved" award, it would without question go to the CAMP Nano 22. It's no secret…

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Auto-Locking Carabiner: Why Now?

Screw gates have been the locking carabiner standard since their inception in the late 1890's. Auto-lockers…

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Carabiner Gate Openings Explained

What is a carabiners gate opening? Gate opening refers to the distance between a carabiner's nose and the fully…

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Carabiner Rack Packs Explained

A decade ago, color-coded carabiners were virtually non-existent but now there are plentiful options. If you're…

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