Between Two Hanks, Episode 1: Holiday Gifts for Climbers

In this video, Liz talks to Alex from our Climb and Outdoor Sales team about great gift ideas under $50 for the climber in your life. Scroll down for Part II where they talk about ropes! 

 

 

Shop Gift Ideas for Climbers in the $10-$50 Range:

13.5

13.5" HollowBlock

They may be small, but don't underestimate their usefulness! They are the perfect solution to slippery friction hitches and are quickly becoming the industry standard for rappel backups.

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Chain Reactor

Chain Reactor

Often used as a personal anchor or for extending rappels, the Chain Reactor is one ouf our most popular and versatile pieces of climbing gear. Each loop is rated to take a full load, so its applications are countless.

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21' PowerCord Cordelette

21' PowerCord Cordelette

Every climber needs a cordelette to create a safe, strong and efficient anchor. The 5.9mm PowerCord uses a Technora Core, allowing your cordelette to be thinner, lighter and more compact while maintaining strength.

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Rope Bag with Tarp

Rope Bag with Tarp

Not only does this rope bag provide an easy way to transport and store your climbing rope, it helps you to keep it clean and out of harm's way. The included tarp provides protection from anything on the ground that may damage your rope.

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12mm Dyneema Sling 48

12mm Dyneema Sling 48"

Versatile, lightweight and strong. These double length dyneema slings are invaluable to climbers and are great for extending quickdraws or building anchors.

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Chalk Bag

Chalk Bag

Colorful, lightweight, and big enough to fit the hands of the burliest climbers. This bag excels in both form and function. Keep your hands dry on your next big adventure with the Sterling Chalk Bag.

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Bouldering Is Dumb T-Shirt

Bouldering Is Dumb T-Shirt

We're not saying that bouldering isn't fun, we just like the security and peace-of-mind that comes with tying into a nice rope made by Sterling. Available in both t-shirts and tanks and come in a range of colors.

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Climber Pom Pom Beanie

Climber Pom Pom Beanie

Make sure you and the climber in your life keep warm this winter. This stylish acrylic knit cap. Features a sport climber silhouette and the Sterling logo knit into the band. 100% acrylic, imported.

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 In part II of the gift guide, Alex and Liz talk about giving the gift of safety this holiday season, by purchasing the special climber in your life a rope. They discuss several options and treatments depending on experience, budget, treatment options, etc. 

 

 

SHOP GIFT IDEAS FOR CLIMBERS IN THE $100+ Range: 

 

9.0 mm Nano IX with DryXP

9.0 mm Nano IX with DryXP

For advanced climbers looking for an ultra-light, high-performance rope. Measuring in at only 9 mm in diameter, the Nano IX is Sterling's skinniest triple-certified dynamic rope and is ideal for advanced sport climbs, ice, or mixed conditions.

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9.5 mm Helix with DryXP

9.5 mm Helix with DryXP

Boasting a thicker sheath than other ropes in its size range, the 9.5 mm Helix is the perfect choice for someone who wants a light and responive rope without sacrificing durability and feel. When you add the DryXP UIAA Dry Treatment, it's the ultimate package.

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9.8 mm Velocity

9.8 mm Velocity

Sterling's flagship dynamic rope and true "Jack-of-all-trades". Available in 8 different colors, the velocity is a great pick for almost any type of climbing and has been our most popular rope for over a decade. Not sure which rope to get? You can't go wrong with the Velocity.

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10.2 mm VR10

10.2 mm VR10

Legendary Sterling quality and durability at a lower price. Available in two options, 60 m blue or 70 m red. The 10.2 mm VR10 is the perfect rope for the budget-concious climber (or gift giver) or for those who are new to the sport.

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