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Building Your Own Climbing Wall (Book)

Excellent book packed with info, tricks, highly illustrated--will save you time/money.

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Ice Climbing Gloves

Wearing gloves when ice climbing is necessary to protect your hands, however they hinder use of the necessary tools and your climbing gear. Gloves with thick pile liner and a waterproof and breathable shell are good for ice climbing. Small 'biners are very difficult to clip with gloves on. Good ice climbing gloves also have an attachment for a leash. This is so you can take the glove off if some type of technical work is necessary, and they dangle from the wrist on the leash. They should also be waterproof. Working in ice and snow will get your gloves snow covered, and the heat from your body will tend to melt the ice and make the gloves wet. Gloves with seamless waterproof breathable inserts will keep your hands dry.

Using gear with ice climbing gloves

For ice climbing, the extra strong, large gate carabiners are best. The larger gate allows you to clip with gloves on. Buckling up a climbing harness can also be a challenge while wearing ice climbing gloves. It is much easier to place protection and use the tools with gloves. Gloves provide better dexterity, however mittens are much warmer. Protect your hands while ice climbing. A hazard of ice climbing is hitting your knuckles against the ice while using the ice tool. Padded gloves will help reduce the pain of smashing knuckles.

When ice climbing you need the use of your fingers. To keep your fingers warm in extreme cold environments, use chemical heat packs. For mixed climbing a thin pair of liner gloves will offer reasonable protection. Mittens are warmer than gloves. However you need use of your fingers for most of the ice climbing tasks. Many people use mittens for the belay as the rope can be controlled fed and braked through the palm of the hand.

MolGym Mens Battle Special Ops Tactical Gloves Full Finger Outdoor Sport/Fitness/Military Combat/Riding/Shooting 3colors

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Reinforced palm and back. The palm and back are reinforced with PU material, which enhance abrasive resistance and ensure a snug and secure fit. Super snug fit. The velcro design at the wrist, adjustable and fix your hand. Flexible and responsive. Provides exceptional dexterity and flexibility when...

Headsweats Shorty Beanie and Helmet Liner

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The Headsweats' Shorty is designed to keep you cool and stylish with the high-tech construction and high performance . The Shorty is the perfect under-helmet accessory and delivers a comfortable beanie fit.

Camouflage Fingerless Mountain Climbing Gloves Climbing Gear Tactical Gloves, L

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Ships from Hong Kong. Combine rough and rugged durability with strong and dependable design that stands up to the toughest tasks. They help exerciser to reinforce finger joins and enhance dexterity, and provide exerciser excellent protection.

Glacier Glove Ice Bay Neo Paddling Gloves

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Glacier Glove Ice Bay Neo Paddling Gloves - When the weather cools down slip on the Glacier Glove Ice Bay Neo Paddle Gloves to keep your hands warm and comfortable. These gloves are 100 percent waterproof and are made with a 2mm fleece lined neoprene for comfort and warmth. The Ice Bay gloves are blind...

Black Diamond Terminator Glove

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Black Diamond took the minimal approach in its design of the Terminator Glove. A woven four-way stretch shell provides durability and an unlimited range of motion while the tough goat leather palm gives you the grip you need for modern mixed and ice climbing. A waterproof breathable BDry insert keeps...

Outdoor Research Men's Stormtracker Gloves

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The ultimate in backcountry versatility, the StormTracker Gloves are equally at home alpine climbing, ski touring or ice climbing. Low-profile WINDSTOPPER Soft Shell fabric deflects biting gusts, and a tricot lining retains valuable heat. The streamlined profile allows for amazing breathability, unprecedented...

Outdoor Research Contact Gloves

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You won't lose touch with your tools or the route when you protect your hands with the Outdoor Research Contact Gloves. Designed for ice climbers, these articulated gloves keep a low profile to give you optimal sensitivity when you're wielding tools and placing pro. Swing your axe, set your...

Black Diamond Enforcer Glove

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The Black Diamond Enforcer Glove is the top-shelf ice climbing glove from the top-shelf ice climbing glove manufacturer. In other words, the Enforcer is the balls. Weather protection is taken care of by an impenetrable combination of Gore Tex XCR insert and 170g PrimaLoft synthetic insulation. The extra-long...

Outdoor Research Alpine Alibi II Gore-Tex Glove - Men's

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When you're hanging onto a frozen waterfall by a couple of pieces of metal, you want all the grip and comfortable dexterity you can get. The Outdoor Research Alpine Alibi II Glove is purpose-built for ice climbing and doesn't compromise anything in the pursuit. For weather protection it has...

Black Diamond Guide Cold Weather Gloves

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Our warmest ski glove, the Black Diamond Guide fends off the coldest and wettest conditions with a combination of a removable Prim aloft One and boiled wool liner and a fully waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX with XCR Product Technology insert. A woven 4-way stretch nylon shell and tough goat leather...

MolGym Mens Bike Tactical Gloves Half Finger Outdoor Sport/Fitness/Military Combat/Riding/Shooting 3colors

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Reinforced palm and back. . The palm and back are reinforced with PU material, which enhance abrasive resistance and ensure a snug and secure fit. Super snug fit. . The velcro design at the wrist, adjustable and fix your hand. Flexible and responsive. . Provides exceptional dexterity and flexibility...

Camp USA Photon Wire Carabiner

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FEATURES of the Camp USA Photon Wire Carabiner Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Alpinism, General Mountaineering The lightest full-size carabiner in the world Full-size is great for use while wearing gloves SPECIFICATIONS of the Camp USA Photon Wire Carabiner Weight: 1.02 oz / 29 g Major Axis: 21 kN Minor...

Anti-Bacterial Wool Cushioned Hiking Socks by Thirty48 - "The Sock Geeks", Hk Series, Thermal Crew Socks; Anti-Odor Moisture Wicking Poly; Minimize Friction and Soothe Aching Muscles; Great for Hiking, Mountain Climbing, Winter, Outdoor, Boots, Camping, Travel; Money Back Guarantee

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Enrich your outdoor experience and elevate your sport performance, with Thirty 48! Thirty48 Hk Series Ultra Plush Hiking Socks are designed with the great outdoors in mind. Whether you're a hiker, a climber, or simply looking for perfectly thick, warm socks... You will find that the Hk Series by...

Outdoor Research Lodestar Gloves

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Winner of the 2013 Backpacker Magazine Editor's Choice Award, the Lodestar Gloves utilize cutting edge fabric technology: lightweight, highly breathable, durable and water-resistant Polarity Power Shield High Loft. The ideal soft shell gloves for the approach, skinning and high-alpine climbing in...
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