Gripped Magazine

Gear

Approach Shoes – Hike to the Crags

With their burly uppers and sticky, climbing- specific outsoles, approach shoes allow climbers to easily get to almost any crag. Here are some of this season’s best approach shoes.
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The Rack: Climbing Shoes For Spring

This season, climbers can pick from a variety of shoes that deliver comfort, versatility and exceptional performance. Here are some of this spring’s top picks.
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The Rack- Helmets

The choices for new lightweight helmets for this season.
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The Rack: All – Around Harnesses

Here are some top choices for all-around harness' for this season.
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Climbing Shoes Review – Sticky Shoes for Spring

Every year at about this time, climbing shoe companies release their latest crop of sticky-soled shoes. Here are some of the top picks guaranteed to help climbers tick their latest projects.
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Hard Ware for Hard Climbs

Here are some top gear choices for anyone building a new rack or updating any existing gear.
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Softshells

By blending excellent breathability and solid weather protection, softshell jackets have transformed the way climbers dress in the mountains.
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Cragging Packs

Very few backpacks are subjected to the regular use and abuse seen by the humble cragging pack. Climbers deploy the these small-to-midsize workhorses almost every weekend expecting them to be durable and carry heavy loads without compromising comfort or carrying efficiency - a
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