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Metolius Ultralight Mastercam Review

The ultralight cam race is heating up. We got our hands on some of the first Metolius Ultralight Mastercams available and put them to the test.   Metolius Ultralight Mastsercam Changes The changes are pretty significant for these new Ultralight Mastercams, but they retained the functionality that has made them a go-to favorite for climbers all Continue Reading...

Black Diamond Camalot X4 Offset

At last year’s Summer Outdoor Retailer show, one of the highlights was the new Black Diamond Camalot X4 Offset cams. A new offset cam on the market was a real show-stopper. We finally got our hands on a set this Spring and have been putting them through paces to see how they do. First a Continue Reading...

DMM Dragon Cam

Summer is upon us and so is the season of trad climbing. You can climb trad year round, but I tend to do the most trad climbing in the Summer months. This is probably due to the fact the snow has melted and the more remote cliffs and faces are now open. The areas that Continue Reading...

Metolius Master Cams

Trad climbing to me represents the true nature of adventure climbing. Don’t get me wrong I truly enjoy clipping bolts and working routes, but with bolted protection points (though some run-out routes have more than enough adventure) the route and it’s intermediate stopping points are all pre-dertermined. Trad climbing represents the ability, at least in most Continue Reading...