21 New Climbing Products and Services for Fall 2023

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Buyers Guide 2023 Fall

Buyers Guide 2023 Fall

Fall is here, which for many climbers means cooler temperatures. It’s not too late to update your gym’s retail space for send season. The new arrivals below can help gyms and climbers up their game in the short-run and long-run, from new gear—crash pads, packs, harnesses, ropes and helmets—to complete training plans, help with training room buildouts, an IFSC-approved bouldering comp wall, and more.

BRANDS INCLUDED BELOW:
AsanaCapitanDynamite StarfishEldorado ClimbingEP ClimbingFlashedKayaKilter Grips – PetzlPhysiVantageRise Above ConsultingSo iLLSterling RopeStrati ClimbingThe Power Company –  Wild Country

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Asana

Asana recently launched two new backpacks; both are 20L in size, have high-visibility neon green interior, and include their BYOB buckle which also opens bottles. The Session Pack ($60) has an extra-large main zippered opening, a zippered front stretch pocket, carry handles on both sides, and a separate external shoe pouch for airing out the kicks. The Circuit Pack ($99) has a padded sleeve pocket for a tablet or laptop, a draw string closure, and zip pockets on both the front and upper lid. Asana also added their Lashing Carry Strap ($14.95, or 2 for $24.99), 12 feet of 1-inch webbing with a metal cam buckle.

Capitan

Capitan has released a suite of new features making it easier for their customers to manage waitlists for events. Various new tools are available now, including options to handle tasks automatically or manually, custom questions for participants, and flexible deadlines and time limits.

Capitan

Dynamite Starfish

Dynamite Starfish products are now available to gym retail shops. Their stickers ($5.25) are outdoor-rated and made with thick vinyl. Their t-shirts ($29.50-$38.00) are locally printed on eco-friendly 50/50 cotton/poly blends made in the USA. Low minimums, approximately 50% margins.

Eldorado Climbing

Eldorado Climbing has added the new modular Square Set panels to their line of DIY climbing wall products. Each 42″x42″ panel is either flat or 3D, has four frame options, and has ten color options. They are engineered to attach to wood or metal studs, grouted CMU, and concrete walls, with finishes for both indoor and outdoor locations. $219 to $699 each.

EP Climbing

The new Titan Boulder was developed by EP Climbing in partnership with the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC). The 1400 sqft registered design is intended to provide an extensive range for routesetting and optimized viewing angles, catering to both international competitions and climbing gyms. Starting at $54,000 which does not include shipping or installation.

Flashed

Flashed released two new accessory crash pads, both featuring 1680 ballistic nylon bases and 1000d nylon tops in five colors. The single-layer hinged 36″x50″x0.75″ Rambler (CAD $150) is designed to cover seams when laid over smaller pads, to cover rocks, or for low starts. The two-layer 25″x36″x4.25″ Shield (CAD $165) is a single non-folding pad for extra coverage.

Kilter Grips

Kilter is now offering full training room packages that include flooring alongside their walls and board systems. The flooring options do not require an installation fee – the modular systems are designed to be installed by the customer. Custom covers enclose the foam cores with zippers, military grade Velcro seals the seams, and a top sheet is stretched over the entire area. Kilter also now offers adjustable -10° to 40° slab walls up to 24′ wide as part of these packages. Contact holds@kiltergrips.com for quotes.

PhysiVāntage

PhysiVāntage recently introduced two new flavors to their flagship product Supercharged Collagen. Pomegranate Berry and Honey Lemon Tea complement their other four flavors, all of which contain no sugar, no artificial flavors and no artificial sweeteners. $44.95 for 16oz.

PhysiVantage

Rise Above Consulting

Gavin Heverly with Rise Above Consulting is now offering customized strategic plans and facilitated planning sessions starting at $5,000. The process starts with your company’s goals and aligns resources to achieve them, and delivery includes process and recommended tools to carry the planning forward. Gavin has been leading CBJ’s webinars; the Make Next Year Your Best Ever webinar overviews his planning process. Ask about the CBJ seminar discount.

Rise Above Consulting

So iLL 

So iLL has recently added several new products to its line. The large 17.5 gallon Setter Bucket ($139) is a fully enclosed liner (bucket not included) and has two large flat packable side pockets, multiple interior pockets and gear loops, and two clear zippered interior pockets. The Tyvek Rolldown Chalk Bucket ($45) is water resistant, has a reinforced top velcro closure with a buckle, brush loop and zippered accessories pocket, and comes in three colors. The hold-shaped Campers Choice™ ($9) was developed with 8 essential oils known to mask CO² to repel insects and also provides gentle exfoliation.

Strati Climbing

Strati Climbing is now offering carpet seam closures as an option for their bouldering flooring systems. The 6″-wide hook Velcro carpet material is slightly lighter weight than the main cover, so the seam stays flexible and not too thick. The cost is the same as their traditional vinyl-covered closures.

Kaya

Kaya recently launched web-based search functionality to complement their app. Users can now search their database of climbs and videos from their desktop.

Kaya

Petzl

Petzl’s new Boreo helmet is designed for climbing, mountaineering, canyoning and caving. It features both top and side impact protection with a thick ABS shell, a dual EPP and EPS foam liner for durability, ventilation holes, and headlamp clips. $64.95

Petzl

Sterling Rope

Sterling Rope recently launched the VR96 9.6mm Limited Edition Kenya Rope in partnership with Global Climbing Initiative, with colors inspired by the Kenyan flag. The rope features a middle mark and core fibers treated with DryCore to prevent yarn-on-yarn abrasion and moisture absorption. Proceeds benefit GCI. 40M for $129.99, 60M for $199.99, 70M for $229.99.

Sterling Rope

The Power Company

The Power Company is now offering Trip Prep Plans tailored for 5.11, 5.12 or 5.13 climbers. Each plan provides training that is focused on area-specific skills and strengths, developed by coaches with extensive experience in the area. Available for Wild Iris and Ten Sleep, with other areas coming. $100

The Power Company

Wild Country

Wild Country’s new Flow 2.0 harness is designed for comfort, with four 3D gear lops, a rear haul loop, slots for ice screw/tool holders, fixed leg loops, and an integrated wear indicator on the lower tie-in point. The women’s model is specifically designed to fit the female anatomy, to reduce pressure and provide back support. $84.95

Wild Country

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