Posts Tagged ‘gear review’

  • Review: Grivel Salamander 2.0 helmet

    Mar 13, 17 • 520 Views • GearNo Comments

    The Grivel Salamander 2.0, while designed with zero frills to keep operation straight-forward, is a versatile helmet with a few highlights as well as drawbacks. Designed for alpine, rock and ice use, the 2.0 comes in three colors – white, yellow, and black....

  • Review: Patagonia Fitz Roy Down Parka

    Dec 23, 16 • 1705 Views • GearNo Comments

    If you’re a climber, you have a puffy coat. That’s a given—the best climbing days usually give way to cold nights and mornings. I tend to run on the cool side, and for years I’ve been trying to find that perfect puffy, one that both keeps me warm, but...

  • Review: Voormi Eleven.9

    Mar 17, 16 • 1701 Views • GearNo Comments

    Wearing something from Voormi—a clothing line based out of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, attracts attention and curiosity. Retail: $149.00 For the last two months I’ve tested out their Eleven.9 hoodie, and almost every day someone makes a comment about it....

  • Review: Westcomb Recon Cargo Pant

    Dec 22, 15 • 1745 Views • GearNo Comments

    Are you looking for a synthetic, 3-season technical pant that moves as you move? If so, read on. Featuring NanoSphere® moisture and stain shedding technology the Westcomb Recon Cargo Pant does one thing quite well: wears like a pant for a person looking for...

  • Review: Scarpa Techno X

    Nov 1, 15 • 4063 Views • GearNo Comments

    Scarpa redesigned their most popular shoes this year, with a new model to cover each style of climbing. I had the chance to try out their super-downturned bouldering and steep sport shoe (Instinct VS) and their slightly downturned, sensitive performance shoe...