Climbing Holiday Gift Guide 2016


Need a gift for that special climber in your life? This month we're running new product recommendations every weekday until the holidays.

December 1


Rumpl JerCollins Super Fleece Blanket Review
The JerCollins Super Fleece Blanket from Rumpl is a classy and cozy way to add a little mountain vibe to your linens. Read full review.

December 2


Rhino Skin Care Products Review
The Rhino Holiday Stocking Stuffer Pack includes repair cream, tip juice, dry spray, and everything else you need to maintain strong climbing skin. Read full review.

December 5


Luminoodle Light Rope Review
“These lights make it feel like you’re chilling on the sweet patio of a biergarten, instead of blinding each other with direct headlamp shots to the eyeballs.” Read full review.

December 6


Pladra Peregrine Flannel Review
After 10 months of taking it to France, the Middle East, and the U.S. fashion capitol—Kentucky—we can say this is the best flannel shirt on the market. Read full review.

December 7

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Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler ReviewOur favorite burly duffel. Theses bags easily stood up to abuse during all legs of travel, and shined for their Russian doll–style packability. Read full review.

December 8


Matador Camera Base Layer Review
Weighing in at less than three ounces, the Camera Base Layer is a light and fast way to protect your camera during days outdoors. Read full review.

December 9


Kammok Thylacine Sleeping Bag System Review
"The Thylacine proved invaluable during a 9-day road trip through Norway's interior, where driving a couple hours could bring us from 60° temps to snowfields." Read full review.

December 12


Arc'teryx Proton AR Hoody Review
"Designed as a midlayer, the Arc'teryx Proton AR Hoody's athletic fit allowed me to move easily on the steep gneiss sport routes of Rumney." Read full review.

December 13

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Trailside Kitchen Nutrition Program Review
"After a month on the program, I sent my hardest trad pitch to date in Zion, and slimmed down my troublesome tummy area." Read full review.

December 14

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Sponsor Content: Gear Aid ARC light and Power Station
The ARC Light and Power Station is built with 60 LEDs, USB charging, and a 10,400 mAh battery giving you light and power for days. Hang it, angle it, or mount it for 180° of lighting for any task or adventure. Read full article.

December 15


Sun Day Afternoons Northwest Trucker Cap Review
This trucker hat not will help you climb V18, but it does feature rad and colorful hand-drawn art of Oregon's mountains and beaches. Read full review.

December 16


La Sportiva Skwama Review
"The Skwamas shined on toe hooks with the ample sticky rubber toe and performed well in the gym and on boulders, helping me send projects in comfort. Read full review.

December 19


Awesome Woodys Cliff Board Review
“Now there’s no excuse not to train,” one tester said after using this portable hangboard in hotels, at crags, and at home over the holidays. Read full review.

December 20


Mammut Wall Rider Helmet Review
The Wall Rider sits low on the head, which came in handy in tight squeezes, and the larger size weighs in at a slight 6.9 ounces. Read full review.

December 21


Gnarly BCAAs Supplement Review
Winter always means more time in the gym than outside, and Gnarly BCAAs help optimize those hours of plastic struggle. Read full review.

Check back for a new review every weekday.