Gear Review: NEW Petzl Hirundos Harness

I have been lucky enough to get to check out Petzl’s newly updated Hirundos harness over the last couple months.  While the original Hirundos was a pretty perfect design for a lightweight harness as far as I was concerned, the new Hirundos adds some additional features that have increased comfort while minimizing the overall profile … More Gear Review: NEW Petzl Hirundos Harness

Petzl Spirit Screw-Lock Review & the Perfect Anchor/Belay System

Within the last year, Petzl introduced the Spirit screw-lock carabiner based on the well-received non-locking Spirit carabiner. At 45 g, it is one of the lightest locking carabiners on the market.  To achieve this impressive strength to weight ratio, it is designed with an H cross section and made out of aluminum, while still rated … More Petzl Spirit Screw-Lock Review & the Perfect Anchor/Belay System

Gear Review: Petzl Sirocco Climbing Helmet

The Sirrocco climbing helmet is one of Petzl’s new products and it sure does deliver!  It is the lightest and most durable climbing helmet on the market while also being comfortable and breathable.  This combination results in one of the more innovative pieces of climbing gear to recently hit the market. Photo: Doris Oberlander At … More Gear Review: Petzl Sirocco Climbing Helmet