Review of the Best Rock Climbing Gloves for Rope Handling, Belay and Rappelling

Climbing gloves are probably one of the lesser known pieces of gear, but one of the most undervalued at the same time. Of course, the label “rock climbing gloves” can refer to any kind of coverings for your hands worn while at the crag… In this guide, however, we won’t be looking at gloves designed […]

Beginner Rock Climbing Shoes: Best Choices When You’re Starting Off

Looking for the absolute best beginner climbing shoes out there? You’re in the right place. Let’s face the facts – climbing in tennis shoes is only fun on V0 and most gyms don’t want your sweaty bare feet smooshing into the handholds. Likewise, climbing barefoot outdoors can give you some gnarly toe calluses.  If you […]