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Metolius Alpine Aider
 Metolius Alpine Aider
The Metolius Alpine Aider is surprisingly comfortable considering how light and non-bulky it is. The Biothane step-stiffeners keep your feet relative comfortable despite the thin (0.80") webbi...


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Nov 23, 2009; 12:00pm
Yates Speed Wall Ladder
 Yates Speed Wall Ladder
The Yates Speedwall Ladder is a lighter and thinner version of the our Editors' Choice winner, the Yates Big Wall Ladder. The steps are 1" wide compared to the Big Wall Ladder's 1.75" steps. That mean...


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Nov 27, 2009; 4:03pm
Omega Caranut
 Omega Caranut
Omega was the first company to introduce a nut tool with a built-in carabiner, thus saving you the weight of an additional carabiner to clip the tool to your harness. The Caranut is one of the lighter...


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Dec 01, 2009; 12:00pm
Petzl Verso
 Petzl Verso
The Petzl Verso is the lightest and most expensive of all the manual belay devices tested. It has the same superior smoothness as the popular Reverso 3, which is the Verso plus additional auto block c...


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Dec 09, 2009; 12:00pm
ABC Huevo
 ABC Huevo
Advanced Base Camp (ABC) Huevos are a great option for climbers looking for a good price on dependable nuts. Huevos are identical to Omega Pacific Wedgies Omega Pacific makes them for ABC. Th...


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Dec 12, 2009; 12:00pm
Omega Pacific Wedgies
 Omega Pacific Wedgies
Omega Pacific Wedgies might have a strange name but they are a great foundation for any climber's rack. Wedgies are also among the better priced nuts we tested. In addition to their competitive price ...


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Dec 14, 2009; 12:00pm
Black Diamond Momentum DS
 Black Diamond Momentum DS
The Black Diamond Momentum DS is the dual speed adjust buckle version of the popular climbing harness the Black Diamond Momentum SA. Because it has two buckles for the waist it fits a wide range of wa...


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Jan 03, 2010; 12:00pm
Ushba Altai Titanium
 Ushba Altai Titanium
This axe is 100 percent titanium (it will never rust or corrode) and is the lightest axe reviewed that comes with a fully functional spike. It is also by far the most expensive ice axe we look...


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Jan 13, 2010; 12:00pm
Petzl Snowalker
 Petzl Snowalker
The Charlet-Moser turned Petzl Snow Walker has been around for quite some time and remains a wonderful general mountaineering ice axe. It penetrates ice and firm snow slightly better, is lighter, and ...


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Jan 15, 2010; 12:00pm
REI Yeti
 REI Yeti
Discontinued Product REI is no longer selling the Yeti. Instead we recommend you check out the nearly identical SMC Capra which is produced by Seattle Manufacturing Company (SMC) just like t...


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Jan 15, 2010; 12:00pm
Metolius Nylon Daisy Chain
 Metolius Nylon Daisy Chain
Discontinued Product Metolius has discontinued this daisy and replaced it with their Ultimate Daisy. We expect to have full review of this new loop style daisy in the near future. In the meantime we...


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Jan 16, 2010; 12:00pm
Trango SuperFly Screwlock
 Trango SuperFly Screwlock
The Superfly Screwlock is the lightest locking biner on the market. Other than its limitations (listed below) it excels at most applications at a fraction of the weight of most locking biners....


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Jan 18, 2010; 12:00pm
Wild Country Rocks
 Wild Country Rocks
In 1979 Mark Vallance created the first curved nut with three points of contact instead of the usual two points typical of other nut designs. Nearly all other nuts would follow this lead. Wild Country...


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Jan 20, 2010; 12:00pm
Fish Smart Aider
 Fish Smart Aider
Fish's Smart Aider uses the a simple design that has led to thousands of successful big wall ascents. Chris McNamara used these for his first 10 big walls and loved them. Fish Smart is the most durabl...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Jan 30, 2010; 3:02pm
The Best Daisy Chain For Climbing
 The Best Daisy Chain For Climbing
What is the best daisy chain for climbing? We look at seven of the best options and test them head-to-head. We evaluated them on four criteria: fall absorption, ease of hooking, durability, and weight...


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Best Daisy Chain

Feb 02, 2010; 12:00pm
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