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.
The Arc’teryx Alpha FL30 is one of the go-to packs for climbers who want to move fast and light in the mountains. Gripped editor Brandon Pullan recently spent a few days climbing with a new […]
Black Diamond Equipment has voluntarily issued a recall, subject to user inspection, of carabiners, quickdraws and nylon runners because of the possibility of product irregularities. In some carabiners, the gate rivets (in solid gate […]