4/09/2014

The Lightest and Thinnest Half-Rope: Beal Gully 7.3mm


The new Beal Gully 7.3mm Unicore climbing rope was featured in Climbing Magazine’s 2014 Gear Guide. The lightest and thinnest half rope on the market, the Gully is also certified as a twin rope.


Grivel 360 Ice Screw--Better Than Ever


The Grivel 360 ice screws were featured in the Climbing Magazine’s 2014 Gear Guide where they were praised for their improved hanger that allows them to rack tighter on the harness and the longer teeth that makes them quicker to place.


4/02/2014

Beal Athlete - Chris Thomas


Chris Thomas has signed on as a Beal sponsored athlete. His obsession for vertical adventures makes him a great fit for the team.

3/27/2014

Video: Adam Ondra Makes The First Ascent of La Dura Dura


Big Up Productions just released this free online film that features Adam Ondra's first ascent of La Dura Dura (5.15c).


3/26/2014

Alpine Mentors Opens Pacific Northwest Chapter


Alpine Mentors is getting a little brother: Alpine Mentors Pacific Northwest (AM-PNW).

AM-PNW is a partnership between Alpine Mentors and the Northwest Region of the American Alpine Club. Together they promote alpinism by encouraging, coaching, and climbing with technically proficient young alpinists who aspire to climb great mountains in a lightweight, low-impact style.


3/19/2014

Cypher Zero Climbing Shoe


It's always a treat to open up my mailbox and see the latest issue of Rock and Ice magazine sitting there, begging me to procrastinate everything important so that I can look through its pages.



3/17/2014

UIAA Water Repellent Ropes


UIAA sets a new standard for water repellent ropes. Edelweiss Supereverdry ropes and Beal Golden Dry ropes have passed the test.