Petzl Borea Helmet : First Hand Review

When I think about a good climbing helmet two things come to mind: fit and durability. Fit is important to me…

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Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Climbing Harnesses

"Sustainable" or "Eco" harnesses are challenging to find. The main reason for the lack of sustainable options is…

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Petzl’s Newest 2020 Climbing Gear

In 2020 Petzl is releasing a totally new lightweight glacier climbing harness called the Fly and an updated…

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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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Over 100 New Pieces of Climbing Gear Coming in 2019 (US & Europe Edition)

This year at the OutDoor show in Freidrichshafen Germany we saw a over 100 new products that’ll be dropping in…

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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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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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2018 New Climbing Gear: Ropes, Harnesses, Crash Pads

We went to the Outdoor Retailer trade show at the end of July to document and film all the new climbing gear…

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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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The Best: Petzl GriGri (2019) vs GriGri Plus (2017) vs GriGri 2

What is the the newest GriGri difference? Petzl's newest GriGri takes the body of the GriGri 2 and adds an updated…

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Petzl Laser Speed Light Ice Screws: First Hand Review

Jeff Shaprio is a pro athlete who's spent 20+ years on ice. Here he reviews the Petzl Laser Speed Light ice…

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