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Petzl to Light Your Way

Petzl to Light Your Way

Posted on 2/28/2022

Three Petzl headlamps, three different uses. Although you could certainly use all of these headlamps for a number of

Posted by Jeremy Adams on February 28, 2022

Rope Buying Guide 2022

Rope Buying Guide 2022

Posted on 2/3/2022

For many climbers, buying a rope is one of the toughest decisions they’ll make. Not only are they one of the most exp

Posted by Ethan Baher on February 3, 2022

Hults Bruk

Hults Bruk

Posted on 4/12/2019

The Hults Bruk axe and hatchet line is classic, truly classic. The company-- with a history dating back to 1697 -- has

Posted by Gabe on April 12, 2019

"A Company By Climbers, For Climbers."

"A Company By Climbers, For Climbers."

Posted on 2/21/2017

Butora, a South Korean climbing shoe company, hasn’t been on the scene for all that long, but ever since they hit the

Posted by Maureen on February 21, 2017

Felix, Bruno, Moritz, and Crew

Felix, Bruno, Moritz, and Crew

Posted on 2/10/2017

Have you ever needed a little extra extra moral support to get past the crux? If your super-stoked friends couldn't m

Posted by Gabe on February 10, 2017

Tall House Pour Over Please

Tall House Pour Over Please

Posted on 7/21/2016

My favorite way to make coffee at home is the simple pour-over method. There's almost no cleanup, it makes great tasting

Posted by Gabe on July 21, 2016

Meet The Piranha

Meet The Piranha

Posted on 3/8/2016

Known the world over for their fierce attacks, villainous movie roles, and voracious appetites, Piranhas are thankful

Posted by Gabe on March 8, 2016

Gift Center Extravaganza

Gift Center Extravaganza

Posted on 11/24/2015

We all dread it, but it's time again to choose gifts for your hopefully-not-too-picky friends and relatives. I've fou

Posted by Gabe on November 24, 2015

Gettin' Clinical... Again.

Gettin' Clinical... Again.

Posted on 8/14/2015

We had a visit a few weeks ago from our Backpacker's Pantry Rep, and he set up a taste-testing-table for a few new fla

Posted by Gabe on August 14, 2015

Super, or Mega? Both! SuperMega UL1

Super, or Mega? Both! SuperMega UL1

Posted on 7/8/2015

The Mountain Hardwear SuperMega UL 1 is a lightweight wonder of a shelter with very few drawbacks. It's light. Really

Posted by Gabe on July 8, 2015

Chaco Tan

Chaco Tan

Posted on 6/19/2015

If you don't already own a pair of Chacos you should jump on the bandwagon this summer. We're showing off the Women's

Posted by Gabe on June 19, 2015

Fresh Kicks

Fresh Kicks

Posted on 6/12/2015

It's just a few days away from summer and warm weather is already here to stay. We'll all be headed to the water soon

Posted by Gabe on June 12, 2015

Man on the town!

Man on the town!

Posted on 5/28/2015

We have so much gear and technical clothing that we don't usually show off the more casual side of our inventory. I pu

Posted by Gabe on May 28, 2015

Jet-Set Bug-Out-Bag

Jet-Set Bug-Out-Bag

Posted on 4/21/2015

Frequent travelers all have one thing in common: a favorite go-to travel pack for unexpected trips. Osprey has made a

Posted by Gabe on April 21, 2015

Gettin' Clinical

Gettin' Clinical

Posted on 4/15/2015

Mountain Hardwear Rep Jack Powell stopped by today for a clinic on new Spring '15 clothing and hardgoods. It's a cold

Posted by Gabe on April 15, 2015

New for Spring: Osprey Atmos 50 AG

New for Spring: Osprey Atmos 50 AG

Posted on 4/14/2015

We've carried the Atmos and Aura packs since they came out back in 2007, and WOW have they come a long way. About the on

Posted by Gabe on April 14, 2015

"Excuse me, where should I sit?"

"Excuse me, where should I sit?"

Posted on 5/20/2014

Sitting on a smooth rock or bare dirt is only comfortable for so long: two minutes tops. If you plan on spending a few

Posted by Gabe on May 20, 2014

Snow Peak: We All Want It.

Snow Peak: We All Want It.

Posted on 10/23/2013

If there's one brand we carry that exudes quality and elegant simplicity, it's Snow Peak. Most of us can only afford

Posted by Gabe on October 23, 2013