Climbing

Best Hangboards for Beginners 2020

Training with a hangboard (also known as a fingerboard) can be a great way to improve your finger strength – especially when it’s the limiting factor in your climbing after you’ve reached a plateau. We’ve all been there, you get the climbing bug and start going every week. You’re having…

Best Quickdraws of 2020

Quickdraws are an essential safety component in your sport or trad climbing arsenal.  Just as crucial as your harness and rope, quickdraws help connect you to whatever you’re climbing in case you have a fall.  Sounds pretty important to me!  Choosing a set of quickdraws can be tricky just because…

Best Climbing Pants of 2020

Climbing pants (or trousers if you speak the Queen’s english) tend to be something of an afterthought.  We may think very carefully about which climbing shoes to invest in or which puffer jacket offers the best warmth-to-weight ratio but we sort of just forget about climbing pants.  But when you…

Gear Guide: Belay Device Types

When walking around the climbing wall or crag you may notice climbers using a few different types of belay devices. Read on to know what types of belay devices actually exist and which is the best belay device for you and your needs. What is a Belay Device? Let’s start…