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Cams / Nuts / Carabiners

Climbing cams are ingenious, and anyone who has hung from their fingernails while desperately trying to place a nut in a flared crack knows just how reassuring a good placement can be. They come with 3 lobes (light, able to fit into small slots and awkward places) or 4 lobes (a little heavier and wider but many climbers feel 4 lobes is more stable). If you're looking for a good gift for a rock-loving friend, look no further. A climber can never have too many.



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Black Diamond Equipment LiveWire Quickdraw - 12cm 381018 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .5-.75 262215 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .4-.5 262214 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .3-.4 262213 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment LiveWire Quickdraw - 12cm
381018
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .5-.75
262215
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .4-.5
262214
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .3-.4
262213
$23.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment LiveWire Quickdraw - 12cm 381018 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .5-.75 262215 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .4-.5 262214 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .3-.4 262213 (Black Diamond Equipment)
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Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .2 262202 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .1-.2 262211 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Light D Carabiner 210080 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Hoodwire Carabiner 210138 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .2
262202
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .1-.2
262211
Black Diamond Equipment Light D Carabiner
210080
Black Diamond Equipment Hoodwire Carabiner
210138
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .2 262202 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .1-.2 262211 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$5.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Light D Carabiner 210080 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$8.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Hoodwire Carabiner 210138 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C3 Size #000 Cam 262000 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .5-.75 262215 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Hotwire Carabiner 210128 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Petzl America Spirit Express Quickdraw M53D (Petzl America)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C3 Size #000 Cam
262000
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .5-.75
262215
Black Diamond Equipment Hotwire Carabiner
210128
Petzl America Spirit Express Quickdraw
M53D
$59.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C3 Size #000 Cam 262000 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .5-.75 262215 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$7.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Hotwire Carabiner 210128 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$21.95
 
Petzl America Spirit Express Quickdraw M53D (Petzl America)
Petzl America Ok Screw Locking Oval Carabiner M33SL (Petzl America)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 #2 262120 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment ANODIZED STOPPER #11 225211 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Metolius Offset Master Cam - Size 2/3 OFFM003 (Metolius)
Petzl America Ok Screw Locking Oval Carabiner
M33SL
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 #2
262120
Black Diamond Equipment ANODIZED STOPPER #11
225211
Metolius Offset Master Cam - Size 2/3
OFFM003
$17.95
 
Petzl America Ok Screw Locking Oval Carabiner M33SL (Petzl America)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 #2 262120 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$9.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment ANODIZED STOPPER #11 225211 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$59.95
 
Metolius Offset Master Cam - Size 2/3 OFFM003 (Metolius)
Black Diamond Equipment Positron Ano Carabiner 210261 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment GridLock Screw Gate 210257 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #3 BLDEQBD225203 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Neutrino Carabiner 210230 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Positron Ano Carabiner
210261
Black Diamond Equipment GridLock Screw Gate
210257
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #3
BLDEQBD225203
Black Diamond Equipment Neutrino Carabiner
210230
$7.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Positron Ano Carabiner 210261 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$19.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment GridLock Screw Gate 210257 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$8.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #3 BLDEQBD225203 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$5.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Neutrino Carabiner 210230 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment LiveWire Quickdraw - 12cm 381018 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Metolius Extractor Nut Tool EXTR001 (Metolius)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .5 262205 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 Size #3 Cam 262130 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment LiveWire Quickdraw - 12cm
381018
Metolius Extractor Nut Tool
EXTR001
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .5
262205
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 Size #3 Cam
262130
$23.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment LiveWire Quickdraw - 12cm 381018 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$16.95
 
Metolius Extractor Nut Tool EXTR001 (Metolius)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .5 262205 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 Size #3 Cam 262130 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper #10 225210 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Petzl America Spirit Bent Gate Carabiner M53B (Petzl America)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .4-.5 262214 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Micro Stopper Set #1-6 224410 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper #10
225210
Petzl America Spirit Bent Gate Carabiner
M53B
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .4-.5
262214
Black Diamond Equipment Micro Stopper Set #1-6
224410
$9.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper #10 225210 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$9.95
 
Petzl America Spirit Bent Gate Carabiner M53B (Petzl America)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .4-.5 262214 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$87.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Micro Stopper Set #1-6 224410 (Black Diamond Equipment)


Not all climbing gear is so fancy. Passive protection- that's hexes, chocks, and nuts- is very simple conceptually but the materials and manufacturing methods that go into them are incredibly advanced. Compare them to the nuts and hexes of 30 years ago the newer models beautifully light and incredibly strong. And color-coded for easy placement too. Carabiners are another item that every climber could use more of. The non-locking ones are good for racking gear neatly, for making extendable quickdraws, or for simply clipping something to something else. The lockable ones are for belaying, securing yourself to belay points on multi-pitch routes, building slacklines, creating anchors, setting top ropes, and more.