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Best in Gear Contest

Every year Rock and Ice recognizes new climbing gear that is inventive, a good value and among the best products in their class by awarding them a Best In Gear (B.I.G.) award. We’ve chosen the B.I.G. award winners and we’ll be giving them away all month—to win, all you have to do is tell us about your favorite gear.


  • Aperture Chalk Bag from Arc’Teryx
  • Petzl Laser Speed Ice Screw (set of 4)
  • ClimbTech Wave Bolt (set of 10)
  • Black Diamond X4 Camalot
  • Petzl Sirocco Helmet
  • Asolo Eiger GV Alpine Boot
Here’s how it works:

You must be a Rock and Ice registered user to enter. Once you’ve registered, post as many reviews as you want in the Rock and Ice Gear Guide. Post reviews by finding your favorite (or least favorite) pieces of gear in the Gear Guide, click "More Details" and scroll down to "Consumer Reviews;" fill out the form, and click submit. One review = one entry. Each day, we’ll pick our favorite review to win the Aperture Chalk Bag from Arc’Teryx. At the end of the week, all reviewers will be entered to win a Grand Prize!

  • Must be 18 or older to win
  • Prizes must be shipped to U.S. addresses.
  • You may enter as many times as you want, but you may only win once.