Climbing

Petzl Selena Harness

Petzl Selena Harness

The Selena is very comfortable, and it excels at the sport crag.

La Sportiva Testarossa

La Sportiva Testarossa

The La Sportiva Testarossa is a sport-climbing specialist that excels on everything from steep, powerful routes to climbs that require precise edging and footwork.

CAMP Pulse Helmet

CAMP Pulse Helmet

Blister’s Iris Neary updates her review of the CAMP Pulse, one of the few combo climbing/skiing helmets on the market.

Mammut Realization Short

Mammut Realization Short

A climbing harness built into a pair of shorts? We take a look at Mammut’s Realization Short.

Mammut Nordwand Single Rope

Mammut Nordwand Single Rope

The Mammut Nordwand is a great option for hard red-point attempts, as well as mixed and ice climbs.

Boulder5 Cragging Pack

Boulder5 Cragging Pack

If you’ve ever complained about a rope or crag bag, you should get in touch with Boulder5.

2nd Look: La Sportiva TC Pro

2nd Look: La Sportiva TC Pro

We take another look at the TC Pro, and Joe Mills evaluates it in its native environment—technical trad climbing and big days.

CAMP Corsa Nanotech Ice Axe

CAMP Corsa Nanotech Ice Axe

For those trips when you’re looking to save weight but still need a self-arrest tool, the Corsa Nanotech ice axe is a versatile, solid option.

2nd Look: Evolv Astroman

2nd Look: Evolv Astroman

Hannah Trim takes a second look at the high-top Astroman, and makes some interesting observations about its sizing, shape, and stiffness.

Black Diamond Camalot X4

Black Diamond Camalot X4

See why Blister’s climbing editor calls the Black Diamond X4 his “all-around favorite small cam.”

Evolv Wingman Crash Pad

Evolv Wingman Crash Pad

The Evolv Wingman Crash Pad, an easy addition to a boulderer’s kit, is a great tool for protecting sit starts, leveling out landings, and covering gaps between pads.

La Sportiva Women’s Boulder X

La Sportiva Women’s Boulder X

In this head-to-head comparison between two top approach shoes, the La Sportiva Boulder X has the Guide Tennie beat when it comes to alpine climbs and quick peak attempts.

Five Ten Women’s Guide Tennie

Five Ten Women’s Guide Tennie

Thanks in part to its super sticky outsole, the Five Ten Guide Tennie is one of the best shoes on the market for cragging days, short approaches, and easy climbing routes.

Petzl Sama Harness

Petzl Sama Harness

The Sama excels as a sport climbing tool that strikes an incredible balance between comfort and performance.

La Sportiva Solution

La Sportiva Solution

“The send is about the climber. But sometimes a shoe teaches us about our technique because it enhances what we’re trying to do as climbers. The Solution did this for me. ”

Metolius Master Cam

Metolius Master Cam

When it first debuted, the Metolius Master Cam was touted as the piece to end the CCH Alien’s reign as the most beloved small cam on the market. About five years later, it’s still holding its own in the competitive arena.

Mammut Infinity Single Rope

Mammut Infinity Single Rope

Mammut’s Infinity, a 9.5mm single with exceptionally fluid handling, sets the bar pretty high for the one-rope quiver.

Black Diamond Momentum 3S Harness

Black Diamond Momentum 3S Harness

The Black Diamond Momentum 3S is a versatile, breathable, comfortable harness. And it costs less than 60 bucks.

Five Ten Stonelands VCS

Five Ten Stonelands VCS

Though not an edging machine, the Five Ten Stonelands VCS strikes a good balance between sensitivity and performance. It also marks a new step in climbing shoe design.

Tenaya Tatanka

Tenaya Tatanka

“The Tenaya Tatanka is easily the most comfortable aggressive climbing shoe I have ever worn.”