Grivel North Machine Review

Grivel North Machines First Hand Review

Having used an array of ice tools starting from the Trango Captain Hooks to the Cassin X-Dreams I thought I knew…

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Grivel New Gear

New 2019 Grivel Climbing, Ice, and Skimo gear

Grivel came out with the most gear out of any brand at the Outdoor Retailer trade show in 2019. Including new ice…

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Black Diamond Fuel review

Black Diamond Fuel Hammer: First Hand Review

I find tools are sexy, unlike crampons. That's just how it is. Tools become extensions of our arms and our hands…

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Black Diamond Reactor ice tool

Black Diamond Reactor Ice Tool – Coming Fall 2018

With the Reactor, Black Diamond's goal was to make a tool that fit in between the Cobra swinging powerhouse and…

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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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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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Black Diamond Fuel Ice Tool

Black Diamond Fuel Ice Tool

Coming out in Fall 2014 is Black Diamonds Fuel Ice Tool. It promises to handle rock, ice and overhanging terrain.…

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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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