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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.



New Items

Black Diamond Equipment Hotwire Rackpack 381067 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment GridLock Screw Gate 210257 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Cypher Vesta Carabiner 765114 (Cypher)
Liberty Mountain D Carabiner 433011 (Liberty Mountain)
Black Diamond Equipment Hotwire Rackpack
381067
Black Diamond Equipment GridLock Screw Gate
210257
Cypher Vesta Carabiner
765114
Liberty Mountain D Carabiner
433011
$44.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Hotwire Rackpack 381067 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$19.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment GridLock Screw Gate 210257 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$7.95
 
Cypher Vesta Carabiner 765114 (Cypher)
$10.50
 
Liberty Mountain D Carabiner 433011 (Liberty Mountain)
Bestsellers

Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper #10 225210 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 Size .3 Cam 262103 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Livewire/Dynotron Quickdraw 381042 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #6 225206 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper #10
225210
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 Size .3 Cam
262103
Black Diamond Equipment Livewire/Dynotron Quickdraw
381042
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #6
225206
$9.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper #10 225210 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$64.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 Size .3 Cam 262103 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$23.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Livewire/Dynotron Quickdraw 381042 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$8.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #6 225206 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Metolius Offset Master Cam - Size 2/3 OFFM003 (Metolius)
Black Diamond Equipment Wired Hexentric Nut Set No. 4-10 220215 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment GridLock Screw Gate 210257 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C3 #1 262010 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Metolius Offset Master Cam - Size 2/3
OFFM003
Black Diamond Equipment Wired Hexentric Nut Set No. 4-10
220215
Black Diamond Equipment GridLock Screw Gate
210257
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C3 #1
262010
$59.95
 
Metolius Offset Master Cam - Size 2/3 OFFM003 (Metolius)
$107.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Wired Hexentric Nut Set No. 4-10 220215 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$19.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment GridLock Screw Gate 210257 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$64.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C3 #1 262010 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Petzl America Spirit Express Quickdraw M53D (Petzl America)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C3 Size #00 Cam 262001 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .1 262201 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .75 262207 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Petzl America Spirit Express Quickdraw
M53D
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C3 Size #00 Cam
262001
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .1
262201
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .75
262207
$21.95
 
Petzl America Spirit Express Quickdraw M53D (Petzl America)
$64.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C3 Size #00 Cam 262001 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$74.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .1 262201 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$74.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .75 262207 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #7 225207 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Liberty Mountain D Carabiner 433011 (Liberty Mountain)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper #5 225205 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #12 225212 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #7
225207
Liberty Mountain D Carabiner
433011
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper #5
225205
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #12
225212
$8.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #7 225207 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$10.50
 
Liberty Mountain D Carabiner 433011 (Liberty Mountain)
$8.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper #5 225205 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$9.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #12 225212 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Mini Pearabiner Screwgate Carabiner 210074 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Hotwire Carabiner 210128 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .4-.5 262214 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C3 Size #0 Cam 262002 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Mini Pearabiner Screwgate Carabiner
210074
Black Diamond Equipment Hotwire Carabiner
210128
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .4-.5
262214
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C3 Size #0 Cam
262002
$12.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Mini Pearabiner Screwgate Carabiner 210074 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$7.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Hotwire Carabiner 210128 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .4-.5 262214 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$64.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C3 Size #0 Cam 262002 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Hoodwire Quickdraw 381064 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .2-.3 262212 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Omega Pacific Omega Dash Carabiner 433706 (Omega Pacific)
Cypher Vesta Carabiner 765114 (Cypher)
Black Diamond Equipment Hoodwire Quickdraw
381064
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .2-.3
262212
Omega Pacific Omega Dash Carabiner
433706
Cypher Vesta Carabiner
765114
$19.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Hoodwire Quickdraw 381064 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Offset - Size .2-.3 262212 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$7.75
 
Omega Pacific Omega Dash Carabiner 433706 (Omega Pacific)
$7.95
 
Cypher Vesta Carabiner 765114 (Cypher)


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.