Gear


Deuter Backpack – Gear Review!

Deuter Backpack – Gear Review!

Specs: Volume: 22.1 cu. in. Weight: 770 g. Color: turquoise-granite 3427 Material: Ripstop 210 / Microrip-Nylon Compatible with a small hydration bag inside Technique extreme in Chamonix 2018 price: 69 Euros (Deuter lists this pack under their kids section on their...
FrictionLabs Chalk – Gear Review!

FrictionLabs Chalk – Gear Review!

There are a variety of chalk manufactures out there, but which one is the best for you? My first experience using chalk was in 1978. I had heard that rock climbers were ‘Buildering’ the Limestone walls on the Stanford Campus. Many of the walls around the campus had...
Organic Bouldering Pads – Gear Review!

Organic Bouldering Pads – Gear Review!

After purchasing two ‘Briefcase Pads’ from Organic Climbing USA, Bill Brooks and I trekked into Eldorado Canyon excited to try a few bouldering problems. With evening nearing, we skirted under the Wind Tower and crossed over to the Redgarden Wall. After a short...
Omega Link Cam – Gear Review!

Omega Link Cam – Gear Review!

The first place I used a set of Omega Link Cams was in Joshua Tree, CA. My partner had purchased a single rack, purple to yellow. It was November and our goal was to climb 50 crags and 100 routes. Camped out in Indian Cove, we racked up an assortment of cams, nuts and...