Hint: your first investment should be rock-climbing shoes
The North Face's annual Global Climbing Day is Saturday, 8/24. Try out climbing for free at a participating gym, and if you like it, take advantage of these deals on our favorite climbing gear.
Smart features make this a reliable line for the crag and the gym
Gear that’s got you covered wherever you choose to send it
You don't need to shell out a ton of cash to get into the sport. Here are the best deals on the essentials.
The Tension Flash Board is a crag essential
Soft and sensitive, the Scarpa Furia S is ideal for steep sport routes and technical boulder problems
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.
If you're a climbing newbie, choosing the right pair of shoes to start with is crucial.