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Photo shoots and multi-pitch free-climbing projects have one thing in common too much harness time! Say goodbye to numb legs with METOLIUS CLIMBINGS GIZMO BELAY LEDGE ($390, metoliusclimbing.com). Though designed for extended belay sessions, this ledges easy set-up and ultralight weight are perfect for photographers or rigging work. At about 1.5 by 3 feet, the Gizmo will keep all photography equipment in place, while creating a comfy seat for those extended shooting sessions. Originally used to transport creator Doug Phillips dog Gizmo from dinghy to sailboat, the five-pound mini-ledge is modeled after Metolius big ledges, so you know its super durable. For long hours of catching the action or the whippers the Gizmo is the ticket. And when your five-year-old is ready for her first trip up El Cap, youll be set! Amanda Fox