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Crash Pads for Climbing and Bouldering

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.


Mad Rock Mad Pad Crash Pad
Options: $158.95 - $169.00
Mad Rock R3 Crash Pad
Options: $188.95 - $199.00
Mad Rock Triple Mad Pad
Options: $259.00 - $266.77
Mad Rock Hera Crash Pad - Blue
$149.00
Metolius Session Crash Pad
Options: $148.95 - $169.95
Skil-Care 5' x 5' Optional Cover for Crash Pad
$43.13
Mad Rock Mad Pad
Options: $158.95 - $169.00
Skil-Care 5' x 5' Crash Pad with Machine Washable Cover for Crash Pad
$217.97
Metolius Magnum Crash Pad
$324.95
Climb X Double X Crash Pad
$139.95
Mad Rock Mustache Mad Pad Black One Size
$158.95
Evolv Iceman Crash Pad
$134.95
Crash Pad - Large 5' X 5' with Extra Washable Removable Cover - New (A $49.95 Value) Special Pricing!
$229.00
Mad Rock HERA Mad Pad Crash Pad Hera Blue, One Size
$169.00
Amber Sporting Goods Yosemite Rock Climbing Bouldering Crash Pad
$253.31
Metolius Recon Crashpad
$264.95
PETZL Alto Crash Pad
$299.95
Petzl Nimbo Crashpad
Options: $79.95 - $89.95
Sublime Climbing Brush - Premium Boar's Hair Rock Climbing and Bouldering Brush (Slate Grey, Black) - Over 14,000 Bristles - 100% Recyclable with 1 Year Guarantee
Options: $14.40 - $43.83
Evolv Maverick Crash Pad
$249.95
Crash Pad - 48"W x 36"D
$140.55
Sublime Climbing Brush - Classic Nylon Rock Climbing and Bouldering Brush (Blue / Orange) - Over 6,500 Bristles - Proprietary Handle Material That Won't Bend and is 100% Recyclable with 1 Year Guarantee on Bristles
Options: $10.81 - $26.95
Camp Keep Bouldering Chalk Pot
$59.95
Skil-Care 3' x 4' Crash Pad
$142.78
Black Diamond Mondo Crash Pad
$399.95
CRASH PAD - LARGE 5' X 5' SET WITH EXTRA MACHINE WASHABLE NYLON COVER (A $49.95 VALUE)
$234.87
PETZL Cirro Crashpad
$399.95
Weaver Leather Steel Support Pad Old Buckingham and Bashlin Climber, Gray/Brown
$131.79
Skil-Care 3' x 4' Crash Pad with Machine Washable Cover for Crash Pad
$162.99
Steel Spur Kit with Shin Cup Pads
$319.99
Qin.Orianna Adjustable Restraints Bed Bandage Kit for Couple Lover Fetish BDSM Play-7PCS
Options: $13.99 - $14.99
Millet Crash Pad black
$164.95
Crash Pad
$203.16
Lukher Climbing Harness - Protect Leg Waist Wider Safe Seat Belts For Mountaineering Outward Band Fire Rescue Caving Rock Climbing Rappelling, Women Man Child Half Body Guide Harness
$25.00
Steel Spur Kit with Steel Cushion Wrap Pads
$344.99
SODIAL(R) Pair Crampons Anti Skid Over Shoe Spikes Grips Cleats Portable Ice Snow Orange L
$5.37
Cmi Rope Pad
$36.48
8X8 Ft Pop Up Canopy Tent Portable Home Outdoor Party Tent Shade Instant Folding Gazebo With Carry Bag Blue
$54.99
ICAN Carbon Road Bike 700C Wheelset Clincher 38mm Rim Sapim CX-Ray Spokes Only 1350g ( Best for: Climbing and Sprinting )
$525.00
Simplicity Men Women's Cycling Motorcycle Gloves Motorbike Racing Mittens
$12.99
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