Trango is Recalling New Vergo Belay Devices

April 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Trango is Recalling New Vergo Belay Devices

Trango has issued a voluntary product recall for Trango Vergo belay devices in batch numbers 16159 and 16195 that were sold after Oct. 1 2016. Trango’s press release states there were two instances where […]


Edelrid Ohm is Perfect for Heavier Lead Climbers

April 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware | Comments Off on Edelrid Ohm is Perfect for Heavier Lead Climbers

Finding a climbing partner that weighs the same is hard to do. Many climbers team up with their significant other or climb with youth and the weight difference can lead to dangerous situations. When […]


Watch a Tour of Cedar Wright’s Gear Garage

February 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Tour of Cedar Wright’s Gear Garage

Top American climber Cedar Wright has amassed a serious collection of gear over the years, from climbing to paragliding and cycling. Check out this short clip of Wright in his trusty gear garage in […]


New Ice/Mixed Tool Training Grip is the Duck Ring

January 26th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware | Comments Off on New Ice/Mixed Tool Training Grip is the Duck Ring

Tired of being kicked out of the gym for training with your ice tools? With the increased popularity of books discussing training for winter climbing, Duck Rings created by Tindeq are a good alternative […]


Climbing Gear from Winter Outdoor Retailer 2017

January 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear, Hardware, Mountain, News, Profiles, Ropes | Comments Off on Climbing Gear from Winter Outdoor Retailer 2017

Every year, industry members and athletes head to Salt Lake City to take part in the Outdoor Retailer. Below is just some of the gear announced for 2017. Be sure to pick up the […]


New 2017 Petzl Sirocco Helmet is Light and Strong

January 11th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on New 2017 Petzl Sirocco Helmet is Light and Strong

Petzl has updated its popular Sirocco helmet for fall 2017. The Sirocco’s popularity is due to its strength, lightweight design and because it was only available in bright orange. You can always tell when […]


The Edelrid Jul 2 is Perfect for Climbing Gym Belays

December 5th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on The Edelrid Jul 2 is Perfect for Climbing Gym Belays

The break-assist Edelrid Jul 2 is a single tubular belay device designed for beginners, gym climbers and single-pitch climbers. Made with a stainless steel core that will last years and won’t heat up like […]