August 11th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Bouldering, Events, Events, Footwear, Gear, Hardware, Harnesses, Ice, Mountain, News, Outdoor, Profiles, Rock, Ropes | Comments Off on Gripped’s Top 20 Gear from Outdoor Retailer 2016
The 2016 Outdoor Retailer was a gathering of climbers, brands and industry representatives. While there are many reasons to attend the event, the main one was to reveal what is new for 2017. The […]
As climbers await the new-gear announcements at the upcoming 2016 Summer Outdoor Retailer, we have to stop and look at two great products released by DMM this year. First are the new DMM Dragons. […]
Since climbers began taking whippers, belayers have been catching big falls. When the belayer is lighter than the climber, they deal with the danger of being lifter off the ground or pulled into the […]
Summer is the time for trad climbing and for making those dream routes a reality. Payback for all the effort you put-in at the indoor wall over winter. It’s about fitting in climbs after […]
The Grivel Twin Gate carabiner wins the Compasso d’Orco ADI for design. The Compasso d’Oro ADI is an association for industrial awards that began over 50 years ago. The Twin Gate is designed as a locking […]
This summer, we will be running a story contest that anyone can enter. The author of the selected story will be awarded new gear from Mammut. Have you ever spent a night out on […]
Association of Canadian Mountain Guides guide Paul McSorley demonstrates how to belay on a multi-pitch climb using a “guide style” auto-blocking belay device from the top.