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Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
WTB XXL Duffel
Feb 28, 2019 Looking to buy a extra large duffel, preferably 150L or so. Looking for something like the stoic welded duffel or TNF Base Camp duffel. Would want it in good condition (no rips… View Message
Regional > Nevada
Red Rock - Mid March
Jan 22, 2019 I'm sure this has come up before so feel free to direct me accordingly. Looking to take a trip to Red Rock mid March of this year. Wondering if it gets crazy due to folks havin… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Helmets- Rock and River?
Jul 3, 2018 Bump.Looking for a helmet rated for both whitewater and climbing. I realize the differences, just wanting to know if there are any active helmets that are rated for both. View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: WTB Ice Boots
Dec 11, 2017 Generally mountaineering boots, not fruit boots. Preferably not the double plastics at this point.  View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
WTB Ice Boots
Dec 9, 2017 Looking for a pair of cheap ice climbing boots, size 10.5 View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: WTB Rossignol Soul 7s
Oct 19, 2017 Bump View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
WTB Rossignol Soul 7s
Sep 24, 2017 Looking for a pair of lightly used Rossignol Soul 7s at 180cm. Hoping either with a set of touring bindings on them currently or only having been drilled once and I'll put my o… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Harness Questions
Jan 14, 2017 Can anybody speak to comfort of the BD Aspect or DMM Renegade while hanging at belays? Either way, thanks for the thoughts! View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Harness Questions
Jan 13, 2017 Looking into getting a new harness and figured I'd see what other people's experience was. Not looking to have two different harnesses, but rather one harness that will work fo… View Message
Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Reply: Wind River Conditions
Aug 3, 2016 Anyone been in to the cirque recently? Just curious on snow conditions! View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Marking Gear
Mar 17, 2016 Sweet, thanks guys! View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Marking Gear
Mar 17, 2016 I'm sure this has already been addressed (feel free to point me to another topic if you know of it off the top of you head), but a quick search didn't get me there. Looking f… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Planning Trip Mid-March
Feb 23, 2016 What's the climbing like in Saint George? Seeing that as a possible option in the area as well. View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Planning Trip Mid-March
Feb 22, 2016 Yeah, we went Allegiant last year to check outZion. Packed everything in one big checked bag and it ended up being not too terrible. View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Planning Trip Mid-March
Feb 22, 2016 We'll be coming from Bozeman, so we're weighing either driving or flying. View Message
General > General Climbing
Planning Trip Mid-March
Feb 22, 2016 Hey guys, My girlfriend and I are trying to take a climbing trip in the middle of March. Was thinking maybe Red Rocks but I was hoping to get some input from everyone. We'll b… View Message
Regional > Nevada
Reply: Cheap Rental Car under 25 Red Rocks/LV
Nov 12, 2015 If you sign up for USAA, you can get decent rates with Hertz and Budget while waiving the under 25 dealio. No requirements to make an account and use the codes. View Message
General > Trad Climbing
Reply: New Trad Rack
Oct 22, 2015 Thanks for all the info, much appreciated! Sounds like a lot of different factors to consider in the decision. Are a lot of the gripes against the X4s just based on price? It d… View Message
General > Trad Climbing
New Trad Rack
Oct 22, 2015 Looking to slowly build a trad rack over here. I've got C4s in #0.3 - #3 and a full set of stoppers so far. I'm planning on picking up a set of tricams (they're cheap and seem… View Message
Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Hyalite Ice Clinics
Oct 20, 2015 Any thoughts on how helpful the clinics are in Hyalite during the Bozeman ice festival? Started climbing ice last year a little bit, but haven't done anything too crazy so far.… View Message
Regional > Southern Utah Deserts
Reply: Moab Sport Climbing
Oct 11, 2015 Thanks for the book suggestions, much appreciated! Any specific route recommendations for a low 5.10 leader? View Message
Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Found Knife - Beehive Basin
Oct 10, 2015 Found a knife on the hike out from Beehive today. Identify what is written on the side of it and I'll get it back to you! -Alex View Message
Regional > Southern Utah Deserts
Moab Sport Climbing
Oct 1, 2015 Hey guys! Heading to Moab over Thanksgiving and looking for some suggestions as far as sport climbing goes. I've heard Wall Street is a good location, but wanted to see if the… View Message
Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Beehive - Snow?
Sep 24, 2015 Anyone been up in the Beehive area recently? If so, how snowy is it up there? Thinking about checking it out this weekend, weather pending, so any info will help! Thanks! View Message
Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Reply: Grand Conditions
Aug 14, 2015 Thanks guys, much appreciated! Was there enough snow on the decent to warrant bringing an axe along, or was it fairly decent without? View Message
Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Grand Conditions
Aug 10, 2015 Possibly joining my buddies on the Grand this weekend to summit via the Exum route. Just curious if anyone knew what the conditions were up there? Thanks! -Alex View Message
Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Lander Area Climbing
Aug 3, 2015 Heading to WY to climb this weekend. Deciding between Wild Iris, Ten Sleep, and Sinks. I've heard good things about all of them, but was looking for some help in deciding. Any… View Message
Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Reply: Lost - Shot in the dark...
Jun 14, 2015 bump View Message
Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Lost - Shot in the dark...
Jun 13, 2015 I've been looking for a small (5L) dry bag forever now. It's a blue stoic dry bag and its contents included a compass, knife, multi tool, and I think my headlamp. Currently mov… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Rope Suggestions
Mar 25, 2015 After a long run with my previous rope, I'm in the market for a new one. I was wondering what people had for suggestions? Most of my climbing will be single pitch, with the oc… View Message
General > Fixed Hardware: Bolts & Anchors
Reply: Shear/pull strength question
Mar 18, 2015 Never used them, but see below for some info I found. These are obviously structural values for use in concrete, but you might find them useful. See pages 9/10 for the steel st… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: OR Chaos vs Patagonia DAS
Feb 11, 2015 Great, thanks for the response! Any other thoughts out there? View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: OR Chaos vs Patagonia DAS
Feb 3, 2015 Doligo - How do the jackets fit in comparison to each other? Looking on Backcountry, it seems that the Chaos (maybe the new model?) has 50g more insulation than the current DAS… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
OR Chaos vs Patagonia DAS
Feb 2, 2015 Hey guys, looking for some thoughts from those of you who might have some experience with these. For background, I'm hoping to invest in a nice warm synthetic jacket that I c… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Shoe thoughts?
Jul 25, 2014 Hey guys! I've been wearing a pair of scarpa vapor v's for the past 3 years, and have really enjoyed their fit. I mostly do single pitch sport with some bouldering, but am hop… View Message
Regional > Northeastern States
Reply: Upstate NY Climb/Paddle Trip help!
Jul 24, 2013 +1 View Message