Gear editor Ariella Gintzler walks us through new 2019 gear from Gregory, Outdoor Research, and Scarpa.

The apparel and equipment that were fixtures in our kits all year

Sales of the limited-edition climbing shoes and street shoes go to a nonprofit co-founded by Kevin Jorgeson, to build climbing walls in urban communities

When Black Diamond released its first-ever batch of climbing shoes, only a third of the initial line was marketed to women

Still dominant on the crag at 36, Sharma reflects on his greatest climbs and how those lessons have helped him break into the business world

Everything you need to scramble up your local alpine summit

12 pieces of essential gear chosen by our resident climber

After years of testing, I've determined that these must be the most versatile approach shoes around

From the shoes to the harness to the chalk, here are a few tested basics to get you on the rock

Work your project from the ground up

Yvon Chouinard would be proud of these retro climbing shoes

Fashion meets performance in these retro-inspired kicks

All you need to tackle unbolted routes.

How to assemble your first kit.

You need only the essentials, but make sure you know what to look for

Patagonia's Jenna Johnson is on a mission to get women into high-tech gear that can take on real adventures.

Lighten up your kit for faster ascents.

Comfort and support in an unbelievably lightweight shoe

Ali Carr Troxell spoke to Climbing's Julie Ellison and Jes Nelson, a manager at Bent Gate gear store, after they climbed the 5.7 route about the experience and what pieces of gear were pivotal

Scaling rock and ice in the winter is serious business. Bring the right stuff.

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