Who doesn't love a good climb? Whether you're traversing a steep rock face, or abseiling down a building, there's one thing that's guaranteed above all else; and that's a racing heart as you reach new heights! One of the most important aspects for any climber is to have reliable and durable gear as it can often be the difference between life and death.
Finding the right rope, resilient harnesses and heavy duty helmets should be a priority and fortunately top brands like Mammut, DMM, Pellor and Petzl have taken things even further with great climbing gear that looks cool too. So even lone climbers can look the part and perform to their maximum without the added concerns of increased risks while climbing.
People have been climbing for hundreds, if not thousands of years and the only thing that has changed is our equipment. We'll be taking a look at some of the greatest climbing gear on the market, from guides and instruction manuals for the home-learners among us, all the way to reliablehelmets, harnesses, straps and other pieces of equipment. Whether you're in the UK, the USA or in Europe, it's important to find reliable tools and equipment that can keep you safe and help you to improve your climb, especially if you're in the natural environment where safety isn't always an option.
We've had our share of accidents, the worst of which could have left Phil dead and hanging, which is why we've made a point of finding the best climbing products on the market and we'll be adding to them as we come across others, so be sure to check back for more!
Download our Climbing Grade Conversion Chart
Whether you're a local climber or prefer international setups and cliff-faces, here's our Climbing Grade Conversion Chart to keep you up to date with global grades.
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