Tales of Booty from a Master Pirate

Over the years we’ve all had wonderful and memorable climbs: hard routes sent, projects completed, magical…

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Want More Booty

Quick and Dirty Tips on How to Booty Gear

Whether you are an alpine, sport, or trad climber, gear is expensive, and despite best intentions and skill,…

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As seen at the 2015 Winter Outdoor Retailer trade show

New gear in most every climbing category continues to push the limits, albeit in small increments. Although the…

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Black Diamond Manufacturing hot forged carabiners

What Makes Black Diamond Tick: Part 2

Black Diamond was born out of litigation so it's no surprise that the company has a very rigorous approach to…

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Black Diamond Employee

What Makes Black Diamond Tick, Part I

With it's steepled brown roofs and off-white walls, arriving at Black Diamond is like stumbling across a quaint…

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Metolius Building Sign

11 Things I Learned Touring Metolius

WeighMyRack spent a day at the Metolius Headquarters in Bend, Oregon. In addition to a tour, I talked with Doug…

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Nuts about Nuts

All the brands that sell climbing nuts

When I started trad climbing I didn't think there was that much difference between nut sets. So I just got the…

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All the brands that make and sell rock climbing gear

Who Makes Climbing Gear? We List all the Climbing Brands.

When your job is to find all the gear that exists, and you look at gear all day, you feel like you should just…

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