OR winter market 2019

The Newest Climbing Gear Coming in 2019

Below you'll find all the new gear that's coming in Fall 2019, that we saw at Outdoor Retailer (semi-annual…

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Review of the Cassin Blade Runner crampon

Cassin (CAMP) Blade Runner Crampons: First Hand Review

Pro athlete Jeff Shapiro is a total gearhead, always in search of the best tool to get the job done right.…

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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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The 23 brands that sell Ice Axes and/or Ice Tools

We've scoured the globe to list all the brands and manufacturers that make and sell ice axes and ice tools. Every…

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Crampon Graphs

Nerding out on Crampon Specs with Graphs

We're in love with graphs at WeighMyRack. They can completely change how you visualize the gear world. We're…

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Ice Screw Graphs of the 6 Features

Ice Screw Curiosities

After collecting data for every ice screw available on the market we thought it would be interesting to compare…

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Outdoor Retailer Summer 2014

Gearpalooza aka Outdoor Retailer Summer 2014

Outdoor Retailer is the single largest event that brings outdoor manufacturers together to show off, hoping to get…

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X-Light Technical Ice Axe by Cassin/CAMP

Cassin/CAMP took all the features of their Alpax ice axe and dropped 50 grams to create the X-Light. The hammer…

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Cassin CAMP Daisy Twist Daisy Chain

Cassin Daisy Twist Daisy Chain

In addition to a big wall harness, the Warden, Cassin (and CAMP) came out with a new approach to the daisy chain…

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Cassin CAMP Warden Big Wall Aid Harness

Cassin Warden Harness

Cassin (and CAMP) are coming out with some new climbing gear targeting big wall climbers this spring. We'll focus…

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We stole this photo from http://www.lakecityiceclimbs.com/ because it was the perfect size and somebody was placing an ice screw.

The 13 Companies that Sell Ice Screws

Listed below are the 13 brands that sell ice screws (plus 1 that used to sell them and 1 that will sell them in…

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The 52 Brands who Sell Crash Pads

There is no difference whether you refer to your safety zone as a bouldering pad, crashpad or crash mat, foam pad,…

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