Climbing Gear for Summer Road Trips

June 6th, 2012 by gripped | Posted in 2012.03, Rack | Comments Off on Climbing Gear for Summer Road Trips

Climbers preparing for a summer road trip, or a trip to the local crag, should check out some of this season’s newest gear that will make living on the road a bit more comfortable.


Gear-Up For Spring

April 10th, 2012 by gripped | Posted in 2012.02, Rack | Comments Off on Gear-Up For Spring

The latest gear for the spring climbing season.





Climbing Shoes Review – Sticky Shoes for Spring

April 10th, 2012 by gripped | Posted in 2012.02, Footwear, Gear, Rack | Comments Off on 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.





Mid Layers

February 7th, 2012 by gripped | Posted in 2012.01, Rack | Comments Off on Mid Layers

Mid-layers, serving a critical role keeping climbers warm when the temperatures drop.





Top Indoor Training Tools

February 7th, 2012 by gripped | Posted in 2012.01, Rack | Comments Off on Top Indoor Training Tools

Top new indoor training tools for winter.





What’s New for Indoor Climbing

November 24th, 2011 by gripped | Posted in 2011.06, Rack | Comments Off on What’s New for Indoor Climbing

Here are a few items that can make that indoor training experience a little more pleasant this winter.





What’s New For Ice

November 24th, 2011 by gripped | Posted in 2011.06, Rack | Comments Off on What’s New For Ice

Unlike rock climbing, where gear and clothing can last several seasons, ice climbing and all its variants are significantly harder on equipment. So rather than go out with last year’s duct-taped clothing and worn down tools, climbers should update their kit with this season’s newest offerings.