4/14/14

Featured in Climbing Magazine: Grivel 360 Receives High Praises


The Grivel 360 ice screws were featured in the Climbing Magazine’s 2014 Gear Guide where they were praised for their improved hanger that allows them to rack tighter on the harness and the longer teeth that makes them quicker to place.


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Featured in Climbing Magazine: Beal Gully is the Lightest and Thinnest Half-Rope


The new Beal Gully 7.3mm Unicore climbing rope was featured in Climbing Magazine’s 2014 Gear Guide. The lightest and thinnest half rope on the market, the Gully is also certified as a twin rope.


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Video: VAUDE - Vertriders - Steep


Vaude shows us what it takes to bridge the gap between mountain biking and vertriding.


3/25/14

Smallest and Lightest Backpacking Stove - Olicamp Ion


With spring just around the corner, I keep stalking the newsstands for the latest Spring Gear Guides from magazines like Backpacker Magazine and Men’s Journal. Amongst all the great gear coming out for 2014, the Olicamp Ion Micro Titanium stove is making headlines for being the smallest, lightest, and most compact canister stove on the market.

Men’s Journal included the Olicamp Ion in their list of The Best New Spring Gear of 2014.


Backpacker Magazine gave a great review about the Ion, saying:
“Our New Mexico tester boiled water in temps down to 25º F, and was able to simmer soup and vegetables on low heat with no burning or sticking, even in a titanium pot.”

3/20/14

Water Repellent Ropes: A New UIAA Certification


UIAA sets a new standard for water repellent ropes. Edelweiss Supereverdry ropes and Beal Golden Dry ropes have passed the test.



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3/19/14

Cypher Zero Climbing Shoe Featured in Rock and Ice Magazine


It's always a treat to open up my mailbox and see the latest issue of Rock and Ice magazine sitting there, begging me to procrastinate everything important so that I can look through its pages.



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2/7/14

The New Gear Unveiled at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2014


While most woodland creatures are sedated during the winter months, Liberty Mountain has all engines set at full speed. Aside from the heavy load of holiday sales, our team has been busy with creating two large catalogs, demoing gear at ice festivals, and unveiling the latest and greatest gear at trade shows.