Winter is officially over and sunny summer climbing days are upon us. Whether you’re looking forward to putting your steep sport project to rest or just getting out for a fun crag day with your friends, right now Backcountry.com has great deals on everything you need for sport climbing.
Scarpa Instinct Climbing Shoe XS Edge
$143.16 (20% off, was $178.95)
The Instincts are an aggressive climbing shoe, designed for the most technical routes. The soft midsole enhances sensitivity so you can feel even the most subtle nubbins, and the asymmetrical downturn excels on steep terrain. The rubber toe patch helps with hooking and toe-scums, and the full-lace closure system ensures a snug fit.
Black Diamond Solution Harness
$63.17 (15% off, $74.95)
The Solution Harness was made specifically for sport climbers, with a contoured fit to ensure comfort and a full range of mobility. The Fusion Comfort construction uses stretchy nylon and 3-D mesh to reduce pressure in sensitive areas, making it ideal for both climber and belayer during long hangdog sessions.
View the men’s Solution Harness at Backcountry.com
Mammut Smart 2.0 Belay Device
$38.21 (15% off, was $44.95)
This belay device from Mammut is designed for sport and gym climbing. It has an assisted braking feature that adds safety for catching falls, and lowering with the Smart 2.0 is smooth and easy. It has a durable steel insert in high-wear areas ensuring longevity and is compatible with ropes 8.7mm-10.5mm.
Black Diamond Mojo Repo Chalk Bag
$14.96 (25% off, was $19.95)
The Mojo Repo Chalk Bag is constructed from repurposed materials and fabrics from the Black Diamond factory. It has a cylindrical shape with a wire rim to hold it’s form, a cinchable opening, and loops for brushes. It also has a super sleek and subtle aesthetic.
Wild Country Helium 10mm Dyneema Quickdraw
$22.91 (15% off, was $26.95)
The Helium 10mm Dyneema Quickdraw is one of the lightest on the market, with a claimed weight of just 2.57oz. The Helium carabiners have a wire gate and clean-wire nose to reduce your chances of snagging.
Edelweiss Power Unicore EverDry 10mm Climbing Rope
$195.46 (15% off, was $259.95)
Will you want to carry this rope seven miles on an alpine approach? Probably not. But can it take an absolute beating at the sport crag? Most definitely. With a diameter of 10mm and a dry treated sheath, this rope is a burly beast, meant for catching whip after whip and holding strong.
Deuter Gravity Motion 35L Daypack
$70 (30% off, was $100)
The Gravity Motion 35L Daypack is the perfect size to fit all your climbing essentials for a day at the crag—rope, draws, shoes, harness, water, and snacks. It’s main compartment has duffel-like access due to a zipper on the back panel, and the suspension system makes it wicked comfortable to carry. It also has smaller zippered pockets for organization of personal items.
View the men’s Gravity Motion 35L Daypack at Backcountry.com
Edelrid Shield II Climbing Helmet
$69.96 (30% off, was $99.95)
Helmet’s are becoming commonplace for any style of roped climbing, gnarly alpine days and chill crag days alike, and rightfully so—there is no more important piece of gear than your noggin. The Shield II Climbing Helmet has a tough outer shell and impact foam construction to protect your head from falling rocks as well as impact on the wall. No excuses, wear a helmet!