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This story originally appeared in the August 2015 issue of our print edition.
If your kiddo’s little legs can’t carry him along fast enough to maximize crag time or the terrain is too rough or steep, give him a luxurious, complaint-free ride in the Kid Comfort Air. Read full review.
A fun helmet means kids love to rock it, making it more effective than one they never want to wear. Read full review.
The Stickits, a bona fide climbing shoe with sticky rubber, have a nifty heel adjustment that enables parents to dial in fit across two full sizes. Read full review.
Couple the Macchu with the Body chest harness to ensure that tiny climbers taking little whippers stay upright. Read full review.
Parents loved that it meets safety standards for both climbing and cycling, so it’s essentially two helmets in one. Read full review.
Get two-in-one protection for kids up to 88 pounds with the Fraggle full-body harness. Read full review.
The hardest part for our test crew was choosing which “power animal” they wanted. Read full review.