Overviews and first-hand reviews by technical designers, product managers, and anybody who knows a thing or two about climbing gear.

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CAMP Skimo Crampons - Which is Best?

Ski mountaineering may sound niche, but CAMP is taking it to a whole new level, with 4 skimo crampon...

0 Comment / May 23, 2018

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Wild Country Revo - A Revolutionary Belay Device

The WeighMyRack team is impatiently waiting to get our hands on a Revo for an official climbing test,...

9 Comments / Oct 03, 2017

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How Climbing Ropes Are Made (at Edelrid)

Earlier this year we travelled to Germany and toured Edelrid's headquarters and rope making facility....

1 Comment / Sep 27, 2017


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Metolius FS Mini: Seriously Updated

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

3 Comments / May 12, 2015

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The Newest Harnesses from Arc'teryx

Arc'teryx's harnesses have been completely re-vamped for 2015. In addition to taking feedback from climbers, harness...

2 Comments / Apr 27, 2015

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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...

3 Comments / Jan 05, 2015


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A dynamic and static rope in one?! Meet Edelrid's Rap Line II

Have you ever been in the unwelcome rappelling situation where your lead rope is caught and the only...

1 Comment / Dec 18, 2014

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Beal Opera 8.5mm, Lightest & Skinniest Single Rope

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

2 Comments / Nov 17, 2014

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The Newest Carabiners Hitting the Market in 2015

The trend in 2015 carabiners is clear: Most brands are adding a "price conscious" solid gate keylock...

2 Comments / Oct 23, 2014


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The "First Women's Harness": Edelrid Solaris

Edelrid's newest women's harness, the Solaris, comes with a bold statement: the Solaris is the first...

0 Comment / Jun 10, 2014

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Edelrid Slider Series Locking Carabiners

When Edelrid designs a new product, they create strict and purposeful goals. For their newest locking...

2 Comments / Jun 02, 2014

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The Lightest Carabiner (and Quickdraw set) on the Market

Warning: This carabiner is not for everybody. It's geared towards the most ambitious 1-2% of the climbing...

3 Comments / May 06, 2014


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Petzl's 2014 Crashpad Line

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

1 Comment / Mar 14, 2014

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Grivel's 360 Ice Screw gets an Update

Grivel listened to all the feedback from their initial release of the 360 ice screw and came back with...

3 Comments / Mar 07, 2014

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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....

3 Comments / Mar 02, 2014


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Cassin Daisy Twist Daisy Chain

In addition to a big wall harness, the Warden, Cassin (and CAMP) came out with a new approach to the daisy...

7 Comments / Feb 24, 2014

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Cassin Warden Harness

Cassin (and CAMP) are coming out with some new climbing gear targeting big wall climbers this spring....

5 Comments / Feb 20, 2014

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Black Diamond Fuel Ice Tool

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

1 Comment / Feb 13, 2014


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Details: Grivel's 2014 Ice Gear

Grivel debuted the most climbing hardware of any brand at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show...

5 Comments / Feb 10, 2014

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Edelrid's Mega Jul & Micro Jul

When WeighMyRack visited the Edelrid booth at the Outdoor Retailer Trade Show the Germans excitedly...

5 Comments / Nov 21, 2013

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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 technology...

6 Comments / Oct 30, 2013


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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...

3 Comments / Oct 25, 2013

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DMM Alpha Light Carabiner, Finally Released!

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

0 Comment / Oct 17, 2013

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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,...

4 Comments / Oct 15, 2013


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The Lightest & Thinnest Half Rope in 2014

Beal is coming out with the industries lightest and thinnest half rope in the market in 2014. Conveniently...

3 Comments / Oct 12, 2013

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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....

2 Comments / Oct 10, 2013

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Millet's 2014 Opposite 9/10 Climbing Rope

At the 2013 Outdoor Retailer Trade Show we caught up with Maro LaBlance and Elliott Bates from Millet....

1 Comment / Sep 05, 2013


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First Look at all the 2014 Climbing Gear

We just wrapped up a visit to Outdoor Retailer (the biggest climbing trade show) where we heard about...

5 Comments / Aug 12, 2013

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CAMP Corsa Nanotech Ice Axe Review

We stopped by the American Alpine Institute to learn more about their Guides Choice Awards and took...

1 Comment / Jul 25, 2013

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Black Diamond ATC Guide Belay Device Review

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0 Comment / Jul 23, 2013


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CAMP Photon Carabiner Review

See Jeff Voigt, the Guides Choice Program Manager, talk about why the CAMP's Photon Carabiner won a Guides...

0 Comment / Jul 21, 2013

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Petzl Attache 3D Carabiner Review

We stopped by the American Alpine Institute to learn more about their Guides Choice Awards and took...

2 Comments / Jul 19, 2013

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CAMP Blitz Harness Review

We stopped by the American Alpine Institute to learn more about their Guides Choice Awards and took...

0 Comment / Jul 17, 2013


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AAI Guides Choice Awards: Explained

Every company wants to claim their gear is Award Winning. When you see an award winning piece of gear...

5 Comments / Jul 17, 2013

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