June 22, 2018

How to Choose Climbing Slings, Cords and Webbings

When you’re on the sharp end of the rope, a well-stocked rack is as important as a trustworthy belayer. If you’re just getting into trad climbing, […]
June 21, 2018

How to Choose Climbing Ropes

If you’re shopping for a climbing rope, there are four main considerations.
June 21, 2018

How to Choose Climbing Nuts, Stoppers and Chocks

If you’re an aspiring trad climber setting up your rack, you’ll want to get a wide range of protection gear (aka: “pro.”) This will include both […]
June 21, 2018

How to Choose Climbing Harnesses

The importance of choosing the correct climbing harness can become quite clear when you are on a rock or ice face. Your type of climbing will […]
June 21, 2018

How to Choose Carabiners

Different climbing tasks require different kinds of carabiners. To choose and use them properly, you must first understand the differences between them. There are three main […]
June 21, 2018

How to Choose Cams and Wedges

If you have your sights set on becoming a trad climber, you’ll need to get a wide range of protection gear. This includes passive pro (gear […]
June 21, 2018

How to Choose Belay Devices

A belay device acts as a brake on the climbing rope by applying friction to it. The device, plus the belayer’s quick “braking hand” (which locks off the […]
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