Category: gears

Used Rock Climbing Gear – Rock Gear Swap

My son has been participating in rock climbing since 2011 and every year I received the same question from parents (myself included) “Are there used rock climbing gear available for kids?” Rock climbing shoes and harnesses are the most popular items. Every year, I would reply “I don’t know. I don’t think so.” Then the

Crash Pad Reviews​ – Which One Is Good For Me?

  Crash Pad Reviews In my previous crash pad article, I shared about the different style of crash pads with the descriptions along with the pros and cons of each style. In this review, I would like to compliment that article with the different folding style crash pad reviews to help you decide what works

Belay Glasses Review – Are they Affordable and Worth It?

Plasfun Basic Belay Glasses Review Name: Plasfun Basic Belay Glasses Owners: Y & Y Vertical from France Overall Rank: 4.6 out of 5 starts from customers Where to Buy: Amazon.com Plasfun Basic Belay Glasses, Product Overview What is belay glasses you may wonder? Is it a fad or a gimmick? First of all if you

Dynamic Climbing Rope Reviews – What Works Best for Rock Climbing?

Dynamic Climbing Rope Reviews There are many types of ropes, lengths, sizes, and brands. It can get confusing and overwhelming. In this review, I narrowed down to four different popular and quality brands with a range of 9.7 to 10.1 thickness in diameter for durability, long-lasting, and easy to handle with beginning climbers in mind.

Lead Climbing Indoor – Tips On How To Lead Climb

There are many types of climbing that involves rope such as trad or sport as well as no rope such as bouldering or free solo climbing. In the past, most climbing are done outdoor. As time passed, more rock gyms are built so that we can learn and practice climbing indoor and become better prepared

Petzl Grigri Belay Device Review – Grigri 2 and Grigri+ advantages

Petzl Grigri Belay Device Review Name: Petzl Grigri Belay Device Website: Amazon.com Owners: Petzl Available Colors: Grey, Turquoise, Yellow (Grigri 2) Grey, Orange, Violet (Grigri+)   Guarantee: 3 years from manufacturer Material(s): aluminum side plates, stainless steel cam and friction plate, reinforced nylon handle Certification(s): CE EN 15151, UIAA Overall Rank: 4.8 out of 5