Greatest New Climbing Gear for Intermediate and Superior Climbers


It’s never too late for your climbing game and there are more disciplines to increase your skills than most people realize. Maybe you’re a dedicated indoor climber or you’ve seen a documentary about a solo climber that’s sparked some interest, only to be intimidated into amassing more technical gear. No sweat, we got the lowdown on the best new climbing gear for intermediate and advanced climbers, featuring products from trusted brands like Mammut, Petzl, Scarpa and more.

Whether you’re looking to hone your skills at a local gym or take your climbing adventures outside on real rock, advanced climbers can benefit from these few essential pieces of gear. And for all you vertical veterans out there, summer presents an excellent opportunity to upgrade your rack and pick up some new essential gear to help you climb higher and further this season.

Best new climbing gear of 2022

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1. Mammut Sender Wire 12cm Draws

Send tricky projects this summer with the new, extremely light Sender Wire 12 cm Draws from Mammut. Functional for year-round climbing, the transmitters are designed for alpine climbing and high-performance sport climbing, but are also excellent for snow and ice. The wire closure offers less rattle and closure while the sling guard slows wear and tear. Whether you’re working on a red dot or trying your hand at a long, grueling alpine route, the Senders are your new favorite expresses.

[$90 for 6-pack;]

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