Tuesday’s Tips

Protecting your climbing rope and maximizing it’s life span: According to Petzel the following precautions will help keep your trusty rope fit for duty and avoid early retirement. Use a Rope Bag:   When your rope is in contact with the ground, it will have contact with dirt and other debris which can get into…

Tuesday’s Tips

  Today our quick tips are on rock climbing safety-more specifically, rappelling.  As fun and adventurous as rappelling can be, it is one of the more accident-prone areas of climbing. TIE THE KNOT! – You have heard it and we want to remind you. Tie a knot at the end of your rope when rappelling.…

NEW ACCESS BOOK FROM PETZL

Petzl just sent out an e-mail today with a very nice instructional book for belaying indoors at climbing gyms.  As the Gear Guys, we thought it was some great information and wanted to share it with you. Please click the hot link below to download your very own copy. ACCESSBOOK-1-2017-EN ACCESS BOOKS provide technical information…

Trango Vergo Belay Device

      IMPORTANT NOTICE Voluntary Recall Notice: Announced on April 14th, 2017, Targo has elected to voluntary recall all Trango Vergo belay devices in batch number 16159 and 16195 that were sold after October 1st, 2016. Please immediately cease use of all such Vergos and see Trango’s Product Alerts page for more information.  …