Guides

What is a UNICORE Rope?


With Beal's line of dynamic climbing ropes that feature UNICORE, climbers now have a safer option to consider when purchasing a rope. UNICORE permanently bonds a rope’s sheath to its core. This eliminates sheath slippage, allows a climber to escape off the rope if the sheath has been cut, reduces rope shrinkage, and allows for the temporary cutting of a rope without the usual fraying of the sheath.

April 6, 2020

Gear Check- Grivel


Grivel athlete Shingo Ohkawa shares his knowledge and recommendations about Grivel products for various scenarios in this wonderful video. Give it a watch!

September 6, 2019

20 Uses for a Nalgene


Single-use water bottles are not only wasteful and bad for the environment, but they are also just that- single use. Recently, we asked our employees to come up with a list of uses they have for a reusable Nalgene bottle aside from just drinking out of it. We received a ton of answers and some of them were pretty out there (seriously, our employees have done some weird things with Nalgenes). Without further ado, here is our list of the 20 best uses we received.

August 12, 2019

Choosing a SUP


If you live near flat or moving water then you've no doubt seen people out having a great time on standup paddleboards (or SUP as the cool kids are calling them). Whether you want to get some exercise, explore new areas, get your adrenaline pumping, fish previously unobtainable spots, put a new twist on your yoga practice, or just relax and cool off, owning a SUP can expand your options on a nice day. Check out this guide to understand the differences in various standup paddleboards and narrow down your choice. 

July 9, 2019
  • What is a UNICORE Rope?


    With Beal's line of dynamic climbing ropes that feature UNICORE, climbers now have a safer option to consider when purchasing a rope. UNICORE permanently bonds a rope’s sheath to its core. This eliminates sheath slippage, allows a climber to escape off the rope if the sheath has been cut, reduces rope shrinkage, and allows for the temporary cutting of a rope without the usual fraying of the sheath.

    April 6, 2020
  • Gear Check- Grivel


    Grivel athlete Shingo Ohkawa shares his knowledge and recommendations about Grivel products for various scenarios in this wonderful video. Give it a watch!

    September 6, 2019
  • 20 Uses for a Nalgene


    Single-use water bottles are not only wasteful and bad for the environment, but they are also just that- single use. Recently, we asked our employees to come up with a list of uses they have for a reusable Nalgene bottle aside from just drinking out of it. We received a ton of answers and some of them were pretty out there (seriously, our employees have done some weird things with Nalgenes). Without further ado, here is our list of the 20 best uses we received.

    August 12, 2019
  • Choosing a SUP


    If you live near flat or moving water then you've no doubt seen people out having a great time on standup paddleboards (or SUP as the cool kids are calling them). Whether you want to get some exercise, explore new areas, get your adrenaline pumping, fish previously unobtainable spots, put a new twist on your yoga practice, or just relax and cool off, owning a SUP can expand your options on a nice day. Check out this guide to understand the differences in various standup paddleboards and narrow down your choice. 

    July 9, 2019