Gear Reviews

Mixed Master
Mixed Master (IV, WI5, 5.8) Trip Report
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Climbing Gear Stash: Behind The Scenes for WeighMyRack.com
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Ski Touring Repair Kit Essentials
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Ice Climbing Packing List
Ice Climbing Packing List
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Ice Climbing First Aid Kit
Ice Climbing First Aid Kit Essentials
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Packing List For Multipitch Rock Climbing
Packing List For Multipitch Rock Climbing
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DMM Zenith
DMM Zenith 18 Climbing Pack Review
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Dangers of alpine draws
The Dangers Of Alpine Draws
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Petzl Ride
Petzl Ride Ice Axe
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Petzl SmD
Petzl SmD Screwlock Carabiner Review 
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Deuter Gravity Haul 50
Field Tested: Deuter Gravity 50 Haul Bag
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Essential Gear For Alpine Climbing
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How To Climb Toubkal Without A Guide
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Scarpa Triolet
Scarpa Triolet Pro GTX mountaineering boot review
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Edelrid Skimmer
Edelrid Skimmer Pro Dry 7.1 Half Ropes Review
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DMM Dragon
DMM Dragon 2 Cam Review
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essential gear for multipitch climbing
Essential Gear For Multipitch Climbing
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Initial Review: Petzl Altitude Harness
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Petzl Leopard
Initial Review: Petzl Leopard Crampons
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Petzl SmD
Petzl SmD Carabiner

The newest superlight carabiner from Petzl

DMM Dragon
DMM Dragon 2 Cams

A longterm review of the updated Dragon 2 cam, featured redesigned lobes for increased strength and weight savings.

DMM Zenith
DMM Zenith 18

Technical pack for multipitch rock and alpine climbing.

Patagonia Levitation
Patagonia Levitation Hoody (coming soon...)

Lightweight, breathable an versatile softshell for ice, alpine and rock.

Petzl Ride
Petzl Ride Ice Axe

Ultra-lightweight aluminum piolet for ski touring, mountaineering and alpine climbing.

Deuter Gravity Haul 50
Deuter Gravity Haul 50

Part haulbag, part backpack.

Arcteryx Acrux AR
Long Term Review: Arc'Teryx Acrux AR (coming soon...)

A low volume double boot for technical mountaineering and ice climbing.

Trango Vergo
Trango Vergo Belay Device (coming soon...)

A long term review of the ergonomic assisted braking belay device from Trango.

Patagonia Nano-Air Light Hoodie
Patagonia Nano-Air Light Hoodie (coming soon...)

Quite possibly the best midlayer I've ever owned.

Outdoor Research Deviator
Outdoor Research Deviator (coming soon...)

Possibly the best mid layer I've ever owned.

Volkl V-Werks Katana
Volkl V-Werks Katana (coming soon...)

Light, playful and hard-charging carbon powder skis.

DMM Chimera
DMM Chimera Carabiner (coming soon...)

Lightweight and hot-forged wiregate carabiner.

Kong GiGi
Long Term Review: Kong GiGi (coming soon...)

A simple, low-tech belay device that has become a staple of my multipitch kit.

Edelrid Ohm
Field Tested: Edelrid Ohm

An assisted braking resister designed to help climbers with a large weight differential.

Petzl Leopard
Petzl Leopard Crampons

Ultra-lightweight aluminum crampons for ski touring, mountaineering and alpine climbing.

Petzl Altitude
Petzl Altitude Harness

Superlight Dyneema harness for ski mountaineering and alpine climbing.

Scarpa Triolet
Long Term Review: Scarpa Triolet GTX Pro

The Triolet has taken me above 4000m twenty times in twelve countries over four years and this is my long term review.

Edelrid Skimmer
Edelrid Skimmer Pro Dry 7.1

An initial review of the Edelrid Skimmer Pro Dry 7.1mm set, the world's thinnest fully certified half ropes.

From time-to-time I am sent products by companies for gear reviews but try not to let this influence my feelings on the products whatsoever.  To provide honest gear reviews, I make a point to test each product in a wide variety of conditions and ensure I get some mileage with a few of the competitor products so my gear reviews can remain unbiased. If there are any gear reviews you’d like to see, please contact me at the link below and I’ll do my best to gain access to the product in question and sufficiently battle test it.