Climbing Gear

Carabiners and Quickdraws: Essential Equipment for Rock Climbing Outdoors

Carabiners and Quickdraws: Essential Equipment for Rock Climbing Outdoors

So you want to start climbing some rock climbing routes outdoors, and you may be wondering about the gear you’ll need to bring. If you started lead climbing in the gym, normally the ropes are all set up for you with an attached belay device on a carabiner for youRead More

Advantages of the Different Types of Belay Devices

Advantages of the Different Types of Belay Devices

What does a belay device do? The point of a belay device is to help you, the belayer, manage the rope for the climber while they climb, help you catch the fall, and to lower your climber down once they’ve finished. Belay devices can also be used to rappel (orRead More

Rock Climbing Chalk Bags That Are Cool And Unique

Rock Climbing Chalk Bags That Are Cool And Unique

Carrying chalk is a requirement for your sweaty hands, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find special looking chalk bags to help express yourself. Are you bored as we are of all the same logo-ed chalk bag holders clipped to the back of everyone’s harness? We found some really greatRead More

Best Rock Climbing Harness Reviews

Best Rock Climbing Harness Reviews

What are the differences between all the different climbing harnesses? Choosing your first climbing harness can be overwhelming. The different climbing harnesses available have different features, and you may not know which features are important to you yet. To get to know what to look for when choosing a climbingRead More

The Best Rock Climbing Shoes for Your Adventures

The Best Rock Climbing Shoes for Your Adventures

Because climbing shoes serve as the interface between you and the rock, you might not be able to make much progress if you select the wrong fit. If you are a beginner, you should be looking for all-round, resilient, and versatile rock climbing shoes. As your climbing confidence increases, youRead More

The Best Climbing Shoes Available

The Best Climbing Shoes Available

With the number of climbing shoes being introduced into the market, you might find it overwhelming when you want to select some new shoes for your climbing activities. It becomes an even more daunting task if you are looking for your first climbing shoe. You may eventually settle on theRead More

The Best Climbing Harness for Safe Climbs

The Best Climbing Harness for Safe Climbs

You have selected your climbing shoe, and you now need something to keep you secure when climbing. You need a climbing harness. Now, there is a great variety of climbing harnesses out there. It’s not easy to find the best without a guide. Sometimes you might get lucky, but it’sRead More

Rock Climbing Rope: The Strongest Cords Around

Rock Climbing Rope: The Strongest Cords Around

One of the most important pieces of equipment in your gear list is the climbing rope. Few climbers can do without climbing rope and it is an absolute necessity for the beginner. Shopping for your next rope might be challenging. With the huge selection available on the market today, itRead More

Rock Climbing Gear List

Rock Climbing Gear List

For adrenaline, fun, and fitness, rock climbing is always the perfect activity. With proper instruction and equipment, any moderately fit person can enjoy a rock climbing adventure. Many people are scared away from rock climbing by its reputation as being dangerous, and by the fear of heights. If you areRead More