Video: Roundup of 40 Climbing Shoes for 2018

October 19th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear | No Comments »

For 2018, there are more climbing shoes and shoe brands than almost ever before. In this video by Weigh My Rack, we see new-for-2018 shoes from Boreal, Evolv, La Sportivia, Scarpa, Butora and others. […]


New Guide Tennie is Made for Canadian Rock Approaches

October 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Footwear, Gear | Comments Off on New Guide Tennie is Made for Canadian Rock Approaches

The new Guide Tennie is an updated version of Five Ten’s approach shoe that hit the hills many years ago. The 2017 version has stripped away much of the bulk and returned to its […]


Patagonia’s Popular Fleeces Now Fair Trade Certified

October 3rd, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear | Comments Off on Patagonia’s Popular Fleeces Now Fair Trade Certified

Patagonia has more styles and products made in Fair Trade Certified™ factories than any other apparel or home goods brand and this fall, two of Patagonia’s best-selling lines, Better Sweater® and Synchilla® Snap-T® are […]


Five Reasons to Wear a Climbing Helmet

September 29th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on Five Reasons to Wear a Climbing Helmet

Over the past few months, there’s been a number of serious injuries and deaths from climbing accidents. Recently, a high-profile one involving top British climber Mina Leslie Wujastyk has left many climbers thinking about […]


The North Face Ventrix Jacket is Great for Canadian Fall

September 21st, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Apparel, Gear | Comments Off on The North Face Ventrix Jacket is Great for Canadian Fall

The North Face Ventrix Jacket recently hit the shelves, but we are already loving it for the cooler temps in the Rockies this fall. Gripped Publishing writer and top runner Tim Huebsch reviewed the […]


Watch Good Film on How Edelrid Ropes are Made

September 20th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Profiles, Ropes | Comments Off on Watch Good Film on How Edelrid Ropes are Made

In this 10-minute film, Weigh My Rack asks Germany-based Edelrid to walk them through every step of the rope making process. Watch the intricate details of what it takes to make a quality climbing […]


New Black Diamond Ropes, Harness and Shoes for 2018

September 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Gear, Hardware, Profiles | Comments Off on New Black Diamond Ropes, Harness and Shoes for 2018

Black Diamond’s rope line is growing in 2018 after a successful few seasons of them being on the market. All ropes have a middle marker, the thinner one are dry and thicker ones are […]