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Holiday Guide - Vertical Addiction's Staff Picks

Holiday Guide - Vertical Addiction's Staff Picks This year, we've decided to ask our staff what they'd like to receive as presents and tell us why. There are also suggestions based on things we already have and think no one should live without. So if you have someone active in your life and don't quite know what to give her, or if you are looking for suggestions for yourself, take a few minutes to read through this list, you might get inspired!

Making Sense of the Numbers - Understanding the Climbing Rope Rating System

Making Sense of the Numbers - Understanding the Climbing Rope Rating System Out of all the climbing equipment, ropes are by far the piece of gear that has the most certifications and tests performed. This results in a lot of information and data printed on labels of climbing ropes. Sometimes, more information just makes our choice more confusing than it should be. In this article, we'll try to help you better understand all those numbers in order to enable you to buy the best rope for your needs.