The Black Diamond Stinger Crampon is a versatile, high-performance, and very adjustable option that is well-suited for steep vertical climbing and multiple seasons of use. Even though some users may prefer a dual-point over a mono-point crampon, this option is good for climbers who want a snug fit, comfortable crampon, and highly-compatible choice to work with a variety of boots.
The Backcountry x Metolius Party Pit Crash Pad is a durable, functional, and easy-to-transport pad that might be a good option for those who want a comfortable crash pad to carry to their climbing location. With many positive expert reviews, even though there are no user reviews yet, we feel confident in this pad’s ability to protect and cushion against tough falls, resist abrasion, and last multiple climbing excursions.
The Tenaya Mundaka Climbing Shoe is a comfortable, adjustable, and functional shoe that works especially well on indoor climbing routes and bouldering. For climbers who almost solely climb inside, this shoe balances sensitivity, stiffness, and performance capabilities that can make this a one-stop-shop for what you need.
The Sterling Slim Gym Climbing Rope – 10.1mm is a lightweight option that works well for indoor climbing and sport routes. For climbers who are looking for a straightforward and minimalist rope that can provide ample safety and easy transportation, this could be the best choice for you.
The Scarpa Vapor V Climbing Shoe – XS Edge for women is a breathable, versatile, and comfortable option that works on almost any type of terrain during long days on slabs and walls. For those female climbers who are wanting an extremely versatile shoe that combines a snug fit and comfort with a firm hold, look no further.
The Petzl Cirro Large Crashpad is a comfortable, protective, and easy-to-carry option that is well-suited for climbers who want a padded and comfortable choice. Despite being tedious to set up and heavier than other options, this crashpad could be a good choice for climbers who want a durable and long-lasting choice.
The La Sportiva Otaki Climbing Shoe for women is a versatile, precise, and high-quality shoe that works well on a variety of climbing routes. Despite not being the best shape for those with wide feet and taking some time to break-in, this shoe is a comfortable option that blends stiffness and flexibility.
The Five Ten Hiangle Climbing Shoe for women is a versatile, grippy, and functional shoe that works well during different types of climbs. Despite some issues with the shoe lacking durability, sizing issues, and not being the stiffest option on the market, this shoe is a good choice for climbers who want a combination of comfort and performance in one, well-priced shoe.
The Black Diamond Touchstone Haul Bag is a durable, convenient, and functional option that works well for those who want an easy-to-use pack. Despite not being completely waterproof and lacking some features, the simplicity of this pack is what makes it appealing to some users. This haul bag could be a good choice for those who want a versatile and sleek bag, although it might be too small for single haul users.
The Petzl Contact Standard Climbing Rope – 9.8mm is a versatile, high-performance, and smooth option for experienced climbers who want an all-around, workhorse rope. Despite some user reports of the sheath wearing out, the majority of owners of this rope have applauded the easy-handling, soft catches, and reliability. This is a durable rope that can easily feed through belay devices, and provide soft catches during otherwise dangerous falls.