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The Newest Belay Devices Coming in 2017

There are 4 new belay devices coming to the US market in 2017. Read on to see what the Black Diamond ATC-Pilot,…

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Trango Vergo Belay Device

Trango Vergo Belay Device: A First Look

In January, we got a sneak peak of Trango's newest belay device, the Vergo. Since then, this device has been kept…

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Climbing Helmets for Big Heads

If you have a big noggin' your helmet choices shrink drastically. After scouring the WeighMyRack database, it's…

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Every brand of climbing harnesses

The 38 Brands That Sell Rock Climbing Harnesses

When I asked some new climbing friends to guess how many brands make climbing harnesses the first climber said…

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The 23 brands that sell Ice Axes and/or Ice Tools

We've scoured the globe to list all the brands and manufacturers that make and sell ice axes and ice tools. Every…

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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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Carabiner Rack Packs Explained

A decade ago, color-coded carabiners were virtually non-existent but now there are plentiful options. If you're…

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All the Rack Pack Carabiner Options

Here are all the racking carabiners available in at least 6 colors, sold as a rack pack or individually. They're…

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The 40 Brands Selling Climbing Shoes

Can you name more than 10 shoe brands? Most climbers that we ask can't. That's why we wanted to list all the…

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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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All the brands that sell these carabiners

The 37 Brands Selling Rock Climbing Carabiners

Read on to find out all of your carabiner buying options! We list all the folks who sell certified rock climbing…

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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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