Rappel Without a Belay Device
You’re lying if you say you’ve never dropped your belay device and watched it go “tink, tink, tink” all the way down to the base of a route. It can happen to anyone. But have no fear: If you have four carabiners of any shape or gate type, plus a locking belay biner, you can make it to the ground. The double carabiner brake rappel is the best way to descend without a traditional rappel device.
The Mountain Jacket is built from waterproof nylon oxford fabric with taped seams at critical points to keep you warm (and keep the elements at bay). Four dimensional cargo pockets allow plenty of room for you to stash your keys, gloves or phone. Each Mountain Jacket uses 27 post-consumer recycled plastic bottles in it
Petzl Superavanti Caving Harness
Due to its minimalist design, the Petzl Superavanti Caving Harness is a lightweight harness that can be given to a wide selection of users. Thanks to its buckles, this basic harness is entirely adjustable so it'll work whether you're getting into caving or want to pick up an extra harness for someone else. Petzl lowered the attachment points in order to make the ascent easier for beginners. Plus, its compact size reduces the risk of snagging when you're going through those narrow passages so…