Crash Pads for Climbing and Bouldering
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Crash pads are used with the style of climbing called bouldering. Many climbers prefer bouldering for many reasons. Crash pads are like gymnastics mats but used outdoors for while bouldering. Crash pads help prevent injuries when falling and are important to use for any type of bouldering.
Sections of a crash pad
A crash pad has layered foam on the inside covered with a durable nylon outer cover. Many crash pads have straps to let you clip your shoes and chalk while hiking in, and pockets to put your keys and wallet. You will carry the crash pad to the crag, so it's important to get one that folds in half and has handles or straps for carrying on your back. Many companies offer removable pockets. Some crash pads come with launch pads for sitting starts.
The upper layer is usually about 4 cm thick and is usually a more dense type of foam. The dense upper layer distributes the impact across the pad. The lower layer of foam is softer. It molds to the shape of the rocks below it. Thicker padding and the number and density of the layers within the crash pad correspond to increased protection.
Crash pads protect you while bouldering and give you a sense of security and help you push the limits of your ability. Be sure you climb with a buddy who can act as a spotter while you climb. Although you're relatively close to the ground, the risk of injury is still present.
Climbing and Bouldering Crash Pads for Sale
Skil-Care 5' x 5' Optional Cover for Crash Pad
Keep your Crash Pad clean with this nylon cover. Easy to slip on and off, you can toss it in the washing machine to keep pad clean and germ free.
Mad Rock Mad Pad
The crash pad of choice for climbers worldwide who don't want to sacrifice financial security on the next send. The Mad Pad is a plush five inch thick combination of open and closed cell foam for firm but comfortable drops. Backpack straps make a breeze to tote in. EZ attachment straps connect securely...
Mad Rock Mad Pad Crash Pad
Mad Rock made its Mad Pad Crash Pad with a cushy five inches of foam padding to boost your confidence as you top out the mantle on your problem. Closed-cell foam on the top of the Mad Pad disperses the force of your fall into the open-cell foam on the bottom. This Mad Rock crash pad converts into an...
Mad Rock Hera Crash Pad - Blue
The Latest addition to Mad Rock's gear line is the HERA Pad, a bouldering pad that does more than cushion a rock climbers fall....it also helps save women's lives. The New HERA Pad, designed with softer foam to make the pad lighter and have a better bounce for female climbers, is aiding in...
Metolius Session Crash Pad
Cushion your falls while working on a tough boulder problem with the Metolius Session Crash Pad. Weighing in at 9 lbs., the Session is lighter than many pads, making it easier to hike with.
Skil-Care 5' x 5' Crash Pad
Sale Price: $173.50
This foam filled pad is 5' x 5'. It is sturdy enough for jumping on and soft enough for sitting and relaxing. This New Crash Mat helps your child's vestibular and proprioceptive senses. They can play or relax on this mat. It's filled with cushy foam! It is sturdy enough for jumping...
Evolv Maverick Crash Pad
Evolv's Maverick Crash Pad has your back while you fly offhigh-baller problems. Its large landing zone is Evolv's biggest yet, ensuringyou get all pad and no rocks if you fall. The gusseted closure systemeliminates dead spots when the pad is open, and the rubberized corners keep thepad from...
Skil-Care 5' x 5' Crash Pad with Machine Washable Cover for Crash Pad
Sale Price: $204.00
5' x 5' Crash Pad with Machine Washable Cover Great indoor fun for the entire family. Great for sensory stimulation or just stretching out. Can be used for extreme physical activity and play. Can also be used to rest & relax. NO MORE WORRIES ABOUT GERMS, DIRT, PET HAIR OR FOOD SPILLS. REMOVABLE...
Metolius Boss Hog Crash Pad
The Metolius Boss Hog Crash Pad uses a unique combination of open- and closed-cell foam to provide optimal padding whether you're working a sit start or lobbing off a highball. Metolius placed an inch of closed-cell foam on the top to distribute forces for big falls, and then added a half inch to...
Metolius Recon Crash Pad
The Metolius Recon crash pad provides 5.5 sq. ft. more landing area than most standard-size pads while maintaining a narrow profile when folded for easy carrying to your favorite bouldering spot.
Metolius Magnum Crash Pad
As you edge your toe out onto a nickel-sized feature, your knuckles are white with crimping force as you hover over the safety of your Metolius Magnum Crash Pad. After the glorious top out, you plummet nine feet back to earth and decide to take a nap. After all, the Magnum's closed-cell padding...
Metolius Magnum Crash Pad
The Metolius Magnum Crash Pad lives up to its name with a giant 6 ft. x 4 ft. spread that will cushion your falls while you work a boulder problem.
Metolius Magnum Crash Pad
FEATURES of the Metolius Magnum Crash Pad Burly new fabrics for maximum durability and new cross-clipper-logo rug for cleaning shoes Massive 4 x 6' (1.2 x 1.8 m) tri-fold design and increased (4" / 100 mm) foam New sandwich foam design for maximum Impact Absorption: (1" / 25 mm) closed-cell...
Mad Rock R3 Crash Pad
Ankles sure come in handy when you're working an elusive boulder problem, which is why the Mad Rock R3 Crash Pad protects your valuable climbing assets with ferocious dedication and recycled foam. This eco-conscious pad makes an excellent second pad for complicated landings, so you can keep that...
Crash Pads 2700 Roller Derby Padded Shorts
Crash Pads 2700 roller derby padded shorts take the extra protection of the Crash Pads 2500 and redesigns the shorts with a lower waist, higher cut, and an increased focus on the areas Derby Girls are most concerned with: the tailbone and outside hips.
Mad Rock Triple Mad Pad
The Triple Mad Pad is Mad Rock's largest crash pad so climbers don't miss the pad when they flail off boulders. Open and closed foams offer a cushy yet firm catch that lasts for seasons, and shoulder straps get this pad to and from faraway boulders without a problem. Convert the pad into a...