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Climbing

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    Arcade Belts

    If you’re going to bother to make a belt, you really ought to get it right. Arcade has.

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    Metolius Dirt Bag and Porta-Cord Rope Bags

    The Metolius Dirt Bag and Porta-Cord rope bags are both solid options to make life at the crag a...

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    Five Ten Anasazi LV

    The Five Ten Anasazi LV is a comfortable, all-around shoe designed for low-volume feet, but pay close attention to...

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    DMM Demon Cams

    The DMM Demon Cams have a combination of features that may put them high on your "next cam" list....

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    Asana KJ Signature Highball2 Bouldering Pad

    The Asana KJ Signature Higball2 bouldering pad has all the essentials of a highball-specific pad, without superfluous design elements.

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    Black Diamond GridLock Screwgate Carabiner

    The Black Diamond GridLock Screwgate carabiner is effective at eliminating cross-loading while belaying, but there are a few quirks...

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    DMM Dragon Cams

    The DMM Dragon cams bear a striking resemblance to the Black Diamond C4s, but in practice they're different from...

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    La Sportiva Futura

    The La Sportiva Futura has less rubber under your foot, more sensitivity, and...no edge. At all. Time for some...

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    Sterling Evolution Duetto 9.4 Half Ropes

    While switching rope brands might seem unthinkable, for anyone considering making the jump from single ropes to half ropes,...

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    Evolv Shaman

    The Evolv Shaman was designed to achieve both high performance and exceptional comfort. Does it deliver?

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    Wild Country Helium Friends Cams

    The Wild Country Helium Friends are touted as being among the lightest and best cams out there. So how...

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    La Sportiva TC Pro

    The La Sportiva TC Pro has a reputation as a shoe for big names on big walls. But how...

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    SCARPA Vapor V

    If you’re going to use one climbing shoe for damn near everything, or you climb rock that necessitates both...

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    Five Ten Team 5.10 (Blue)

    The Five Ten Team 5.10 is a great technical sport climbing and bouldering shoe that performs well on just...

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    Arc’teryx Miura 50 Backpack

    Built for climbers, the Arc'teryx Miura 50 pack offers easy gear access, a comfortable fit, and a marsupial-inspired design.

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    Five Ten Blackwing Women’s

    The Five Ten Women's Blackwing is an aggressive, slim, relatively comfortable climbing shoe that's most at home on anything...

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    La Sportiva Katana Women’s

    The La Sportiva Katana Women's climbing shoe performs exceptionally well in a wide variety of conditions—once they're broken in....

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    Mad Rock Conflict 2.0

    The Conflict 2.0 wasn't designed to be the best at a single aspect of climbing, it was designed to...

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    La Sportiva Miura VS

    The Miura VS takes the mechanics of the Miura lace that made sport climbers embrace them, and ramps them...

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    La Sportiva Miura VS Women’s

    The women's version of the La Sportiva Miura VS is a fantastic climbing shoe. But if you have particularly...

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