The Metolius Safe Tech Deluxe Harness Improved for women is a comfortable, adjustable, and versatile option that can keep you supported in a wide range of climbing conditions. With a padded waist belt, adjustable rise, and heavy-duty materials, this durable harness may not be the lightest on the market, but it does inspire user confidence while hanging around for hours.
The Metolius Freerider is a durable, functional, and lightweight pack that works well for carrying a full day’s worth of climbing gear. With a secure suspension system, durable outer material, and stiff construction that makes it easy to find your gear while at the wall, this is a great choice for a serious climber.
The La Sportiva Maverink Climbing Shoe is a children’s shoe that is sticky, secure, and sensitive for teaching kids how to climb properly while still letting them be creative. For children who want a comfortable, high-grip, and stable option, this could be a good choice.
The Grivel G22 Crampon is a lightweight, easy-to-use, and versatile option that works well on a wide variety of terrain. Made for inspiring confidence in the wearer, this crampon is expensive, but well worth the price due to the performance benefits and easy transportability.
The Butora Narsha Tight Fit Climbing Shoe is a stiff, aggressive, and durable shoe that performs especially well for toe and heel hooking. Since this shoe has an aggressive construction and down-camber shape, it might not be the best option for multi-pitch routes, but is a great choice for bouldering, overhung routes, and short climbs.
The Butora Altura Climbing Shoe – Tight Fit works very well for climbing in tight spaces, protecting your ankles, and performing at a high-level in various conditions and climbing scenarios. Even though this shoe may be too stiff for some users, if you want a shoe that works exceptionally well on edges and is comfortable for all-day use, this could be a good choice.
The Beal Antidote Climbing Rope – 10.2mm is a versatile, durable, and stiff rope that can be used for both indoor and outdoor use. Although it may be too wide and too stiff for some expert climbers, it provides smoothness when going through the belay device and durability for long-term use.
The Scarpa Instinct VSR Climbing Shoe is a durable, comfortable, and versatile shoe that works well for heel and toe hooking. After you try-on the shoe to get the correct size, the Scarpa Instinct will provide a snug and secure feel, plenty of ankle and foot mobility, and long-lasting performance benefits.
The Scarpa Force V Climbing Shoe is a high-quality, comfortable, and durable shoe that works especially well for beginners who want to be able to climb easy-to-moderate climbing walls and outdoor situations. Despite the shoe being not downtrend or asymmetric enough for expert use, it has the potential to last your entire beginner career, making this a good first or second shoe for new climbers.
The Five Ten Quantum Climbing Shoe is a versatile, comfortable, and well-rounded shoe that provides performance benefits in a wide range of climbing situations. Despite some issues with finding the correct size and lacking stiffness for some climbing routes, this shoe is durable, grippy, and snug to provide secure holds.