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Wild Country Synergy
 Wild Country Synergy
[tip]January, 2016: The Synergy locking carabiner is Discontinued[/tip] The Wild Country Synergy is a good all-around locking biner at a good price. The closest competitor is the Mad Rock Ultra Tech...


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Apr 07, 2010; 12:00pm
Petzl Spirit Bent Gate
 Petzl Spirit Bent Gate
The Petzl Spirit is maybe the oldest and most popular sport climbing in the world. More than a decade ago, Petzl's innovative keylock design of the gate was the first to eliminate the problem of the n...


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Apr 10, 2010; 12:00pm
Black Diamond LiveWire
 Black Diamond LiveWire
The Black Diamond HotWire and Black Diamond Livewire were some of first carabiners with the once revolutionary "wiregate" design. At first glance, the wiregate looks weak and fragile but after reading...


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Apr 11, 2010; 12:00pm
Black Diamond Talon
 Black Diamond Talon
The Black Diamond Talon is probably the most useful hook made for hard granite (sandstone edges small edges are generally too weak for it). It gives three different options including the somet...


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Apr 14, 2010; 12:00pm
Black Diamond Yosemite Hammer
 Black Diamond Yosemite Hammer
This is probably the best selling big wall hammer ever. It has a time-tested design that has gotten people up big walls from Yosemite to Baffin. It is the perfect hammer for light nailing routes and c...


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Apr 14, 2010; 12:00pm
Marmot Exum Jacket
 Marmot Exum Jacket
The Marmot Exum Jacket has been discontinued. If you're in search of a rain jacket immediately, consider the Marmot Essence, which wins our Editors' Choice Award in the rain jacket category and costs ...


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Apr 15, 2010; 12:00pm
CAMP Dyneema Tricam
 CAMP Dyneema Tricam
The CAMP Dyneema Tricam is different than CAMP Tricam | the regular nylon CAMP Tricam in four ways: - they use dyneema instead of nylon that is slightly stronger - they are annodized - they are ...


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Apr 16, 2010; 12:00pm
Black Diamond Angle
 Black Diamond Angle
The Black Diamond Angle is the most classic piton still made and is the image most people associate with a piton. It's amazing to think that at one time routes were mostly climbed on angles alone. Now...


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Apr 16, 2010; 12:00pm
Petzl Fifi Hook
 Petzl Fifi Hook
We have not had a chance to use this yet but it looks solid. I am putting in this entry so that other people can post their reviews and you can look for the best price. Because it is made of steel and...


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Apr 16, 2010; 12:00pm
Kong Fiffi Hook
 Kong Fiffi Hook
The Kong Fiffi is probably the longest selling fifi hook on the market. It's a time-tested design that many Yosemite climbers have used and loved. It was my first fifi hook and I would still reach for...


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Apr 17, 2010; 12:00pm
Wild Country Astro
 Wild Country Astro
The Wild Country Astro is a great lightweight carabiner, especially for the price. Our Best Buy award winner, the Mad Rock UltraLight Bent Gate cost less but it is a little heavier and did not score q...


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Apr 19, 2010; 12:00pm
Petzl Bongo
 Petzl Bongo
I have only used this for a few minutes but it looks awesome. The rubber grip is easy to hold and the head has a nice sturdy feel. The pick is great for cleaning out placements. Most impressive, I wat...


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Apr 20, 2010; 12:00pm
Black Diamond Pecker
 Black Diamond Pecker
The Black Diamond Peckers are designed for thin cracks on big wall and aid climbs. They have a time-tested design and come in a variety of sizes. They are pretty durable and come with a few different ...


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Apr 21, 2010; 8:46pm
North Face Redpoint Jacket - Women's
 North Face Redpoint Jacket - Women's
[tip]As of 2014, the Redpoint Jacket is Discontinued[/tip] When deciding on an insulated jacket, The North Face Redpoint and the Patagonia Nano Puff have many similar features that compete head-to-h...


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Apr 29, 2010; 12:00pm
Black Diamond Cliffhanger
 Black Diamond Cliffhanger
The Black Diamond Cliffhanger is the most classic hook design out there. The first hook widely used on Yosemite big walls was very similar to this. The difference is that this new version has little p...


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May 04, 2010; 12:00pm
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