The GriGri Saved My Life

I experienced the most terrifying fall in April 2015. I was climbing “Stick to Your Guns” 5.12a in Green Valley Gap in Saint George, Utah. I want to preface two things: one, we were using a GriGri which is an assisted-breaking belay device. If the climbing rope is tugged, the GriGri is designed to lock … Continue reading The GriGri Saved My Life

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Choosing Climbing Shoes

Rock climbing shoes are the interface between you and the rock. The wrong type of shoe or fit can hold you back. When choosing climbing shoes, there are three primary considerations: 1) Climbing shoe fit: For the best performance, climbing shoes should fit snug but not painfully. Getting the right fit will help you climb harder … Continue reading Choosing Climbing Shoes

Grip Shoe Care Review

Grip is a new product on the market and the first formula specifically created for climbing shoes. Grip is a 3-in-1 product. It maximizes friction, prevents oxidation, and removes odors. This is the first product that I have used that can be applied to the inside and the outside of the shoe. Grip is ecofriendly … Continue reading Grip Shoe Care Review