The best gear for staying comfortable and climbing on North America’s tallest mountain
A look back at the inspiring history of one of the nation’s most iconic independent gear shops on the eve of its 50th anniversary
When editor Jeremy Rellosa isn’t reviewing gear for us, he’s usually climbing up something. For this episode of the Gear Shed, he shows off his favorite climbing pack, Mountain Hardwear’s 45-liter Crag Wagon, and shares why it’s his ideal bag for a day at the crag.
It breathes and wicks sweat better than any other midlayer I’ve tested
There are more climbing-shoe companies out there than ever before
Practice now and they'll come in handy on future adventures
Tools for trying hard on all projects
We caught up with Scarpa's climbing shoe category manager Heinz Mariacher to talk about what's next
Alex Honnold and Black Diamond are out to make climbing iconic areas like El Cap and Devils Tower "a little bit more mellow"
The goal: test Decathlon's budget-friendly beginner climbing gear
Whether you're bouldering, sport climbing, or jamming splitters, choosing the right shoes is about more than fit. These are the best models.
Sending indoors can be fun. Here are our favorite tools.
Smart features make this a reliable line for the crag and the gym
Gear editor Ariella Gintzler walks us through new 2019 gear from Gregory, Outdoor Research, and Scarpa.
Gear editor Emily Reed walks us through the clever features of the Moon Bouldering Bag.
Build your go-to kit with these recommendations from five professional climbers
Save your climbing hands with these four salves
The first of its kind, the Revo is a belay device with a true auto-locking mechanism.
The well-known mountain guide breaks down his 10 essentials
The writer and film producer reveals her favorite tried-and-true women’s gear for the crag
From hemp oil to ginger tea to earplugs, here’s what the climber and BASE jumper can’t live without
When professional mountaineers design adventure apparel, good things follow
A 10,000-square-foot facility not far from the Hells Angels’ Ventura, California, headquarters—a former food canning operation, the address of which I am not to reveal—houses the Patagonia Archives, a project recently launched by the clothing company to chronicle its storied past.
Welcome to professional climber Cedar Wright’s Boulder gear shed, or, as he calls it, his “discombobulated junk show.” It’s also an adventure athlete’s paradise packed into a one-car garage that’s bursting with ice climbing, paragliding, big-wall climbing, and biking equipment stacked in neat—and not so neat—piles.
Photographer Max Whittaker got to peek inside the new digs late last month while Honnold was climbing in Yosemite.
New-for-2017 tents expands mountain livability
Pinches. Slopers. Jugs. Baby heads? Ever stop to wonder who makes the holds bolted to the wall at your local climbing gym? These guys do.
Everything you need for a day at the rock
Fashion meets performance in these retro-inspired kicks
Nobody has more fun on the rock than Cedar Wright and his wife Nellie Milfeld
An increasing number of well-designed tools help rock climbers train more effectively
Pro adventurer dads share their suggestions. (Hint: Rooftop tents, not ties.)