Petzl Hirundos Aquila Harnesses

Petzl Hirundos and Aquila, 2015 Harnesses

Petzl is coming out with two high-end unisex sport climbing harnesses in 2015, the Hirundos (a total redesign) and…

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CAMP Nano 22 Intro

2015 Debut: CAMP Nano 22

The Nano 22 is one of the lightest carabiners available. In fact, it's the #2 lightest 'biner in the world (see…

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No Sheath Slippage for the Protect PA by New England Ropes

Platinum(R) Rope Technology Explained Available now, the Protect PA is the first static rope that has no sheath…

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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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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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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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Edelrid Micro Jul and Mega Jul

Edelrid’s Mega Jul & Micro Jul

When WeighMyRack visited the Edelrid booth at the Outdoor Retailer Trade Show the Germans excitedly asked us,…

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DMM Rhino Belay Carabiner

DMM Rhino Belay Carabiner

In the past few years there have been a lot of new belay carabiners coming onto the market. Most of the new…

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DMM Thor Carabiner Dark Color

One of the strongest wiregates around: The Thor

DMM had a hole to fill; they had just retired a wiregate carabiner from their line and needed something new to…

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DMM Alpha Light Carabiner

DMM Alpha Light Carabiner, Finally Released!

It's been years of anticipation, but DMM's Alpha Light Carabiner is finally available. This carabiner has such…

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Beal BeSafe Locking Carabiner

First ever: A line of carabiners from Beal

With Beal's main specialty in rope manufacturing, when they set out to create a new line of carabiners, they put a…

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2014 Beal Harness

Beal’s US Line of Climbing Harnesses: First Look

In 2014 Beal is coming out with 6 new rock climbing harnesses for the US market, a complete harness line-up. We…

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