The History of Wild Country Friends

August 24th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on The History of Wild Country Friends

The camming device is one of the greatest pieces of climbing gear ever made, just try to imagine a world without them. Their short history began in 1977 when British climber Mark Vallance founded […]


Brise Pant: A Modern Rock Climbing Pant

August 17th, 2017 by Tim Banfield | Posted in Apparel, Gear | Comments Off on Brise Pant: A Modern Rock Climbing Pant

Tired of finishing climbing and then having to change into some street clothes to go out after? Your problem has been solved with the new Foehn pants, they are performance rock climbing pants with […]


The Mad Rock Lifeguard Device Good for Gym

August 10th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware | Comments Off on The Mad Rock Lifeguard Device Good for Gym

The Mad Rock Lifeguard belay device uses a camming mechanism that engages when there is a strong pull on the climber’s end, which results in the device stopping the rope to feed. If you […]


In Canada: New Black Diamond Momentum Shoes

August 7th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on In Canada: New Black Diamond Momentum Shoes

Black Diamond has a long track record of making top climbing gear, from harnesses and helmets to cams and ropes. Over the past few years, Black Diamond has introduced new skis, apparel, trekking poles […]


Watch How to Short-Rope on Alpine Terrain

July 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Ropes, Video | Comments Off on Watch How to Short-Rope on Alpine Terrain

This series from UKclimbing.com covers the basics of a typical day of alpinsim and mountaineering. In this video, Peter Mason explains how to short rope a climbing partner. Short-roping is one of the most […]


Watch Episode 0 of Edelrid Gear Tour

July 12th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Harnesses, Ropes | Comments Off on Watch Episode 0 of Edelrid Gear Tour

Weigh My Rack spent 70 days in Europe this year, most of that time behind the scenes at Edelrid’s german facilities to get a complete understanding of what makes the company tick. Hello climbing […]


Watch How Alien Cams are Made

July 9th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Video | Comments Off on Watch How Alien Cams are Made

Many years ago, David Waggoner envisioned a cam that helped eliminate the usage of pitons. The Alien cams ability to protect piton scars and flared cracks not only made climbing much safer, faster and […]