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 […]


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 […]


The Edelrid Boa Eco 9.8 Rope is a Workhorse

December 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Ropes | Comments Off on The Edelrid Boa Eco 9.8 Rope is a Workhorse

The Edelrid Boa Eco 9.8 is not only a workhorse, it is one of the top ropes of the year. From burly sport routes to multi-pitch trad climbs, it performs well across the spectrum […]


Gripped’s Top 20 Gear from Outdoor Retailer 2016

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 […]


The DMM Dragon Cams and Orbit Rope Rock

July 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, News, Profiles, Rock, Ropes | Comments Off on The DMM Dragon Cams and Orbit Rope Rock

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. […]


MEC’s Gift Picks with Nick

November 17th, 2014 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Accessories, Apparel, Footwear, Gear, Hardware, Harnesses, Outdoor, Profiles, Ropes | Comments Off on MEC’s Gift Picks with Nick

Here is a new video and six weeks of gift ideas from the new MEC envoy and gear expert, “Nick.” Nothing against the jolly bearded guy from the North Pole, but he’s not exactly what […]