Is it time to start replacing your worn out gear after a long summer of hucking yourself at your project or chasing alpine days? Or are you new to climbing, looking to get outfitted with all the essentials for your first outdoor climbing trip this autumn? Right now Backcountry.com has great deals on shoes, harnesses, chalk bags, and more.
Scarpa Vapor Climbing Shoe
$98.97 (40% off, was $164.95)
The Vapors are a moderately downturned shoe for performance sport climbing and bouldering, but designed with comfort in mind. Its padded tongue and suede and microfiber upper is soft on the foot, while the Vibram XS Edge rubber outsole offers great traction on varied terrain with a stiff toe that excels on thin, vertical edges.
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Black Diamond Momentum DS Package
$86.21 (25% off, was $114.95)
The Momentum DS Package is the perfect buy for someone who is just starting out in climbing—for less than $100 you can pick up a harness, tube-style belay device, and chalk bag. This starter pack will see you transition seamlessly from your lead certification class at the gym to your first outdoor trip to the Red River Gorge.
Scarpa Booster S Climbing Shoe
$113.97 (40% off, was $189.95)
The aggressive downturn of the Booster S is designed for steep climbing. From your wildly overhung sport project to the cave at your local bouldering gym, the Booster will keep your feet dialed while your body leans back toward horizontal. The Tri-Tension randing system prolongs the shoes downturn and pushes power to the toe for technical performance.
CAMP USA HMS Belay Lock Carabiner
$14.97 (40% off, was $24.95)
The HMS Belay Lock Carabiner is specifically for use with a belay device; a clip at the bottom of the carabiner locks it in place to the belay loop of your harness to prevent cross-loading.
Black Diamond Neutrino Rackpack
$31.96 (20% off, was $39.95)
A climber can simply never have enough carabiners, especially the tradsters looking to bring more of an organizational quality to their Franken-rack. The Neutrino Rackpack includes six non-locking carabiners, meant for color-coding your cams so that it’s quick and easy to spot the red carabiner on your No. 1 Camalot as you are desperately going for the placement.
Ocun Neon 3 Harness
$74.96 (25% off, was $99.95)
This lightweight harness is built for sport climbing, with padded leg loops and waist strap that won’t dig into the skin, and a design that allows for full range of motion. It has three self-locking buckles to always ensure a secure fit,and wear indicators at the tie-in points that change color when the fabric is too worn to use.
Backcountry Goodro Chalk Bag
$11.97 (40%, off, was $19.95)
A good chalk bag is an absolute necessity for any climber—whether a boulderer, gym-rat, or trad-dad, you need to keep those hands dry. The Goodbro Chalk Bag has a fleece-lined interior that is soft against the skin, and a shock cord closure to keep your chalk from falling out. Available in an array of colors, the Goodro Chalk Bag is also a pretty stylish piece.
La Sportiva Women's Mythos Climbing Shoe
$123.25 (15% off, was $145)
The flat-soled Mythos are an iconic rock shoe, designed for crack and slab. The low asymmetry and leather upper provides all day comfort on multi-pitch routes, while the XS Grip 2 outsole is super grippy over all sorts of terrain. There is a reason why the Mythos has been such a popular shoe for so long: comfort meets trad climbing performance.