Choosing the Right Crampons

Get a Grip With the Right Set of Crampons

Binding Styles- Strap:

For boots without welts, like regular hiking boots, insulated winter boots, snowboarding boots, approach shoes, or mountaineering boots with overboots, a strap-on style crampon is necessary. This style of crampon utilizes nylon webbing straps and flexible plastic cages on the toe and heel. Strap style crampons are perfect for providing traction on non-technical terrain or unconventional winter footwear … Read more >>

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Published:January 23, 2015 View Post

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Gear Guide: Petzl Harnesses

High Performance Climbing Harnesses from Petzl

With so many different harnesses on the market, it can be a challenge to choose the right one.  All rock climbing harnesses from major brands are certified to be safe and hold up to the immense forces generated during a fall, therefore how comfortable a harness is, how light a harness is, and the various additional features —like adjustable leg loops, ice clipper slots … Read more >>

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Published:January 13, 2015 View Post

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Petzl Tikkina2 Headlamp + Free Core Battery

This is a killer deal on a great headlamp + free rechargeable core battery pack! The Petzl Tikkina2 headlamp is a great everyday handsfree lighting device and now GearX.com is selling it with a Lithium Ion Polymer rechargeable battery at no additional cost – a $60 value for only $20!

The Tikkina2 headlamp has two LEDs that illuminates a wide range of vision and up to 23 meters ahead.

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Published:November 12, 2012 View Post

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