Best Mountain Bikes Under $2,000

Picking the best mountain bikes under $2,000

Ready to take your mountain biking to the next level? While the price of a quality mountain bike can increase quickly, sometimes getting into the five-figure range, affordable solutions that don’t skimp on handling, speed and fun are out there. To find the best mountain bikes under $2,000, it’s important to go into the buying process understanding what your primary needs in a bike are and the type of features you’re looking for.

If you’re in the market for the best mountain bike at an affordable price, GearVie can help. GearVie offers cash back rebates for trusted retailers like REI, Backcountry and Black Diamond. Just sign up at GearVie.com, go to the online store of your brand of choice and see the savings for yourself. As you get started on your search, be sure to think about the following questions: Continue reading “Best Mountain Bikes Under $2,000”

Sterling Hollow Block Review

Sterling Hollow Block Review

The Sterling Hollow Block is a sewn prusik or klemheist made from RIT 900™ cord. This hollow braid cord is made of 100% aramid fiber which is basically Nomex (the same material used by Firefighters). It is sewn with Sterling’s proprietary sewing pattern giving it added strength, durability and gripping power on rope 7mm and larger.  Sterling Hollow Block

 

Rappelling accidents are probably the most common type of accidents while being the most preventable. Tying knots in the end of your rope and using a prusik can eliminate most.” Continue reading “Sterling Hollow Block Review”

Best Climbing Harness For Multi Pitch

 

Best Climbing Harness for Multi Pitch

We tested five harnesses to determine which is the best climbing harness for multi pitch. I’m aware there are a lot of harnesses out there, we pay for ALL of the gear we test out of our own pockets, so we tested the ones we thought were designed for multi pitch use.

Let’s get to it. I took into consideration many factors such as comfort, durability, number and placement of gear loops to name a few. Some of the harnesses have “automatic” buckles, this is not necessarily a good thing as far as multi pitch climbing is concerned. Sometimes you need to undo the leg loops for one reason or another. Continue reading “Best Climbing Harness For Multi Pitch”

Start Your Journey with Rock Climbing Gear for Beginners

Beginning Climber

Ready to heed the call of the crag? If you’ve wanted to get into rock climbing, whether you’re inspired by breathtaking footage from the world’s highest peaks or worn down by a friend’s constant invites to the gym, there’s never been a better time to get started. Climbing is a great way to test your limits, get in shape and experience the natural world. Continue reading “Start Your Journey with Rock Climbing Gear for Beginners”

Choosing the Best Climbing Backpack for You

Great Outdoors

Ready to take your climbing out of the gym and onto the crag? If so, it’s time to look into purchasing a trusty climbing backpack. Packs are designed to help you move your gear around in an easy, accessible and organized way. No matter your adventure of choice, the right climbing backpack is out there for you. To find your best one for you, consider what kinds of climbs you’ll be using your pack on, as well as considerations like fit, weight and volume. Continue reading “Choosing the Best Climbing Backpack for You”

Making the Most of Your REI Cashback

Making the Most of Your REI Cash Back

However you choose to get outside, whether it’s climbing, mountain biking, camping or hiking, REI has the gear you need to make your next adventure a success. You can have an additional 3% cashback on all REI products on top of the 10% you already earn, plus other special coupons, Climbers Link can help make your next adventure a reality, at premium prices. It’s truly a great combination for the bargain-focused buyer. Continue reading “Making the Most of Your REI Cashback”

Finding the Best Beginner Climbing Shoes

Finding the best beginner climbing shoes
Finding the best beginner climbing shoes

Whether you’re brand new to the sport, or simply ready to stop renting shoes at the climbing gym, buying your first pair of climbing shoes is a major step. Ideally, you’ll want a shoe that is comfortable, but still ready to handle new challenges as you learn new skills and grow your climbing expertise. If you’re in the market for beginner climbing shoes at an affordable price, Climbers Link can help. Climbers Link offers cash back rebates for trusted retailers like REI, Backcountry and Black Diamond. Just sign up at GearVie.com, go to your brand of choice and see the savings for yourself.

As you start your search for the best beginner climbing shoes for you, be sure to consider the following: Continue reading “Finding the Best Beginner Climbing Shoes”