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How to Clean Climbing Shoes and Remove Odor

Cleaning climbing shoes is not a particularly pleasant or exciting task. The good news is that the cleaning process doesn't need to be too...
bank line cordage

Bank Line – Main Uses and How to Find the Best One (Full Guide)

When it comes to twine and cordage, there are so many products out there that it's quite hard to keep track of them all....
break in climbing shoes

How to Break in Climbing Shoes (Every Known Method)

It takes a bit of practice and patience to break in climbing shoes, but that doesn't mean that the experience needs to be painful...
warmest socks

The Warmest Socks You Can Put on Your Feet This Year

You might think that socks are not exactly the most important apparel piece or even a mandatory piece of your outdoor gear collection, but...
ape index

What Is the Ape Index and How Do You Measure It?

Today I wanted to focus on a specific example of climbing slang: the Ape Index. Not only is this term incredibly popular but understanding...
Best Prusik Cord

Finding the Best Prusik Cord & Pre-Sewn Alternatives

I wanted to talk a bit about the Prusik Cord because I know that some of you out there are probably a bit confused...
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The Best Belay Devices You Can Get in 2020

The belay device: one of your most important pieces of gear. Some are definitely more complex than others, and some are designed for specific...
Best Rappelling Tours in Utah

The Best Canyoneering and Rappelling Tours in Utah

Rappelling in Utah. Here's everything you need to know. Also known as the Beehive State or the Mormon State, Utah is home to some of...
Best Headlamps for Hiking and Climbing

The Best Headlamps for Hiking and Climbing in 2020

Hiking or climbing at night comes with its own set of challenges, but that doesn't mean that you should only practice these activities when...

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