2016 rock climbing ropes

10+ Ropes coming out in 2016

See video, pictures, and details of all the new ropes coming out in 2016 from Beal, Edelrid, Edelweiss, Maxim and…

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14 Rock Climbing Harnesses Coming in 2016

See and read about the newest rock climbing harnesses from Beal, Black Diamond, CAMP, Edelrid, Edelweiss, Grivel,…

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2016 climbing shoes

25 Rock Climbing Shoes Coming in 2016

Find photos and details of all the rock climbing shoes coming out in 2016 from Boreal, Butora, Climb X, Evolv,…

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2016 Cams by Black Diamond, DMM, Wild Country

So many new cams are coming to the market in 2016 (not to mention the 2015 revamped Metolius cams) that it almost…

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2016 Climbing Gear Overview

WeighMyRack went to the 2015 Outdoor Retailer summer show and every climbing gear manufacturer and brand to report…

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Metolius FS-Mini Upgrades

Metolius FS Mini: Seriously Updated

There is no marketing BS spewing from the mouth of Metolius Founder and President Doug Phillips, the most humble…

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DMM Grip – 7 Years in the Making

Although it may not look like it, DMM's Grip performs like a regular tubular device. A single-stranded, magnetic…

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Black Diamond’s Snaggletooth Crampon

The aptly-named Snaggletooth is the first horizontal monopoint crampon, coming to market in Fall 2015. Who It's…

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Beal Opera 8.5mm Rope

Beal Opera 8.5mm, Lightest & Skinniest Single Rope

Beal has been on a roll recently, presenting mind-blowing ropes and continually one-upping themselves in…

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2015 Rock Climbing Belay Devices

The Newest Belay Devices Coming to Market in 2015

Similar to next seasons carabiners, the trends in belay devices are definitely around safety. An increasing number…

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Ourdoor Retailer Show Floor

What is Outdoor Retailer and Who Attends?

Before I went to Outdoor Retailer I thought this show (and all trade shows) were synonymous with consumers. I…

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Petzls new 2014 crashpad line

Petzl’s 2014 Crashpad Line

Petzl created a series of bouldering pads that are dressed to impress. The pads come standard with an astounding…

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