Scarpa Helix Review

A Budget-friendly Rock Shoe Perfect for All-day Wear The Scarpa Helix is a classic neutral rock shoe that balances comfort, precision, and stability. The Helix’s relatively symmetrical profile provides beginner to intermediate climbers with all-day comfort while still allowing for growth and progression through the grades.  Scarpa introduced the Helix to replace the discontinued Thunder …

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La Sportiva Tarantulace Review: Sending Fundamentals

The La Sportiva Tarantulace is one of La Sportiva’s climbing shoe designs that is built specifically for beginner-level climbers who are looking to build their knowledge and confidence at the crags. The RN45 asymmetric design for advanced performance on the rocks or climbing wall and semi-flexible sole to keep your foot comfortable and protected. It …

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La Sportiva Solution Review: A High-Performance Shoe for Your Hardest Projects

The La Sportiva Solution is one of the most popular climbing shoes for challenging bouldering projects and steep sport routes. This aggressive, downturned shoe strategically positions the toes for powerful movements on the wall without being overly uncomfortable.  La Sportiva first released the Solution in 2007. The shoe quickly gained popularity in the climbing community …

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2020’s Best Hangboard: Take Your Climbing to the Next Level

Hangboards are one of the top tools available to climbers to increase their finger strength and maintain fitness during the off-season. With so many different models available, choosing the best hangboard can feel overwhelming.  If you’re thinking about buying your first hangboard or upgrading your current one, we’ve got you covered with a variety of …

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