It’s time to connect with some of the smoothest grips in climbing. And in this edition of the CBJ Grip Report, the trend is indeed smooth. From geometric volumes to wavy, bulbous macros, sharp edges have given way to finger-friendly shapes. Enjoy!
New from Ember Holds & Solo Stile Climbing Lab: Ember Flux
New from Lapis: Goody 02 – Goody 05 – Mini Goodies 02 – Screw Ons 10 – Macro Goody 01
New from Kilter Grips: Sandstone 2XL Ribs – Granite XL Slopers – Noah Medium Big Crimps
New from Squadra: Dadao 01 – Dadao 05 – Dadao 07 – Dadao 08 – Dadao 10
New from sToKed Climbing Volumes: Trips
New from Teknik Hand Holds: Rapscallions Set 1 – Big Brutes Set 1 – Vandals Set 1 – Marauders
New from Urban Plastix: Reg Slopey Pinches – Reg Jugs – Reg Pinches – Reg Incut Crimps – Reg Dimple Feet
New from EuroHolds: Billows Family
New from Formik: Mothership Macros
New from Megalith Climbing: Hewn Jugs – Large
New from Rock Candy: Sandstone Huecos
New from RockCity: Fibreglass Macros – Biotes
New from So iLL Holds: Smooth Family
New from WhiteOak Wooden Climbing Equipment: Pinches, Slopers, & Holds
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