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Gear Every Sport Climber Needs

From shoes to ropes, knee pads to glasses, there’s something here for every sport climber.

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1. Wizard Sleeve II Knee Pad

Totally redesigned and improved! Now with pull loops, internal silicone printing, reinforced seams, and new comfort spandex area with internal stretch mesh for better performance and longevity. Made with 3mm of ultra grippy Send Rubber. Available in 7 sizes to get the perfect fit. (XXS-XXL)
(Also try our optional Sleeve Horn to help assist it onto your leg!)

2. Metolius Upshot Belay Glasses

The Upshots have a field of vision that aims higher on the wall than our original Belay Glasses. They have sport-style temples with low-profile nose pads that fit better when used with glasses or sunglasses and increased peripheral vision. These glasses are specifically designed to help reduce neck strain and fatigue while belaying at the gym or crag. A durable case keeps them safe while transporting in your pack or climbing with them.

3. Metolius Bravo II Wiregate
$14.95 single;
$69.95 5 pack

These quickdraws have a redesigned carabiner rope well for increased durability and a flared nose profile helps prevent accidental gate openings. The Bravo II Ouickdraw also features an internal band on the rope end that keeps  the carabiner correctly positioned. Available as singles or in a five pack. 6″, 2.8 oz. (79 g),  22 kN, 12 mm webbing, CE/UIAA certified. Also shown: Inferno II Go To  Ouickdraw $17.95 and Anchor Draw $29.95.

4. Scarpa Instinct WMNs

With a curved, asymmetric last and a chiseled low-profile toe, the Instinct is a powerful and precise lace- up shoe that excels across a variety of technical styles and disciplines. The Instinct is the most supportive shoe in our super popular Instinct family. The brand- new Instinct WMN shares all of the same benefits of the regular Instinct, but incorporates a softer, more flexible Vibram XS Grip2, our PAF Heel system, and a reduced-volume heel cup.

5. Maxim Airliner
$307, 60 meters

The MAXIM Airliner is ultra-light, ultra-skinny and perfect for quick ascents with long pitches, multi day climbs or areas with long approaches. The Airliner is an indestructible rope that is triple certified as a single, twin and half rope. Using this skinny climbing rope is the quickest way to save some weight.