The Petzl Stop Descender is a lightweight, versatile, and reliable option that works well on low-angle descents. With an easy-to-use set-up that makes it a good choice for beginners and advanced users, this descender works well for users who want a slow and steady descent.
The Petzl Meteor Climbing Helmet is a durable, lightweight, and well-ventilated option that works well for a wide range of outdoor activities. Versatile enough to work for climbing and skiing, this helmet is a good choice as an all-around and everyday option for any level of climber or skier.
The Petzl Mambo Standard Climbing Rope – 10.1mm is a durable, sturdy, and versatile option that provides a secure feel in various climbing conditions. For beginners or advanced climbers, this rope will provide long-lasting use over multiple seasons.
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 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 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 Evolv Shakra Climbing Shoe for women is a versatile, comfortable, and supportive shoe that is specifically designed for women with low volume feet. Despite some issues with sizing and lack of proficiency in edging or crack climbing, this climbing shoe provides enough versatility for bouldering, various outdoor routes, and vertical climbs.