Posts tagged 'Ice Climbing'

The Grand Traverse and WURL


With COVID-19 shutting down Alan's summer travel plans, he turned his objectives closer to home and set his sites on completing the Grand Traverse and WURL.

July 16, 2020

Grivel's Vario System


Grivel's Vario System for their Machine family of ice tools is an innovative system of interchangeable blades and accessories. It allows you to accessorize and customize your tools for the day's activities.

June 22, 2020

Review: Grivel Trail Three Poles


Grivel athlete Natalie Afonino recently tested out the Grivel Trail Three poles and is now a convert to pole life. Check out her review of them.

June 1, 2020

A Classic Alaskan Adventure: Early-Season Ice Chase in the Wrangells

 

 

Grivel and Beal athlete Natalie Afonina recounts her trip to the remote wilderness of Alaska to chase preseason ice. The ice climbing there is big, blue, and beautiful... if you can handle the frigid cold, wild terrain, and short daylight hours.

May 18, 2020

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 w/ Shingo Ohkawa


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