With Spring fully here, it wouldn’t hurt to do a little training, get your rain gear prepped or find inspiration for big objectives when the weather goes sour.
Metolius Rock Rings
Attach these two hanging holds to your indoor gym or a burly tree limb and train for your next Olympic try out or climbing project. Whatever suits your fancy.
Metolius Super Chalk Sock
Available in a Refillable or non-refillable standard sock for gym or home use. They last a while too. Not too bad for four bucks.
Black Diamond Superslacker Rope Bag
First off, the Super Slacker Rope Bag eliminates the coiling process forever. And as if that weren’t enough, it also protects your rope from dirt and debris, and serves as a rope bucket on long climbs. The Super Slacker sports a zipper closure and padded shoulder straps for easy and comfortable transport to the next crag.
Gear Aid Tenacious Tape Repair Tape
Aggressive adhesive tape that will stick to almost any surface and can be used for a variety of flexible, long lasting repairs: jackets, tents, etc. Just fixed my jacket with this the other day. Comes in a variety of colors.
Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete
Training for the New Alpinism translates theory into application to allow you to coach yourself to any mountaineering goal. Steve House, one of the best, and his trainer Scott Johnston present training plans for weekend warriors as well as the world’s best mountaineers. Filled with photos, graphs, illustrations, and anecdotes.