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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 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)
Bestsellers

Black Diamond Equipment Positron Screwgate Carabiner BD210271 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Hoodwire Carabiner 210138 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Petzl America Attache Locking Carabiner M35SL (Petzl America)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .4 262204 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Positron Screwgate Carabiner
BD210271
Black Diamond Equipment Hoodwire Carabiner
210138
Petzl America Attache Locking Carabiner
M35SL
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .4
262204
$8.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Positron Screwgate Carabiner BD210271 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$8.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Hoodwire Carabiner 210138 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$13.95
 
Petzl America Attache Locking Carabiner M35SL (Petzl America)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .4 262204 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Livewire/Dynotron Quickdraw 381042 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #13 225213 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Magnetron Gridlock Carabiner 210288 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .75 262207 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Livewire/Dynotron Quickdraw
381042
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #13
225213
Black Diamond Equipment Magnetron Gridlock Carabiner
210288
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .75
262207
$23.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Livewire/Dynotron Quickdraw 381042 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$9.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #13 225213 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$29.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Magnetron Gridlock Carabiner 210288 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$69.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot X4 Size # .75 262207 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Hoodwire Carabiner Rack Pack 381066 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Metolius Master Cam Size #00 Cam METOLMASS000 (Metolius)
Petzl America Spirit Bent Gate Carabiner M53B (Petzl America)
Black Diamond Equipment Rocklock Screwgate 210251 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Hoodwire Carabiner Rack Pack
381066
Metolius Master Cam Size #00 Cam
METOLMASS000
Petzl America Spirit Bent Gate Carabiner
M53B
Black Diamond Equipment Rocklock Screwgate
210251
$52.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Hoodwire Carabiner Rack Pack 381066 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$59.95
 
Metolius Master Cam Size #00 Cam METOLMASS000 (Metolius)
$9.95
 
Petzl America Spirit Bent Gate Carabiner M53B (Petzl America)
$10.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Rocklock Screwgate 210251 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #6 225206 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Oz Rackpack Carabiners 381055 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #3 BLDEQBD225203 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 .5 262105 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #6
225206
Black Diamond Equipment Oz Rackpack Carabiners
381055
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #3
BLDEQBD225203
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 .5
262105
$8.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #6 225206 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$52.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Oz Rackpack Carabiners 381055 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$8.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #3 BLDEQBD225203 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$59.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 .5 262105 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 Size #4 Cam 262140 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Hotwire Carabiner 210128 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #8 225208 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper #10 225210 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 Size #4 Cam
262140
Black Diamond Equipment Hotwire Carabiner
210128
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #8
225208
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper #10
225210
$84.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Camalot C4 Size #4 Cam 262140 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$7.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Hotwire Carabiner 210128 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$8.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #8 225208 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$9.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper #10 225210 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #7 225207 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Black Diamond Equipment Neutrino Carabiner 210230 (Black Diamond Equipment)
Metolius Element Key Lock Belay Carabiner EKEY001 (Metolius)
Metolius Cam Lube 2oz CAML001 (Metolius)
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #7
225207
Black Diamond Equipment Neutrino Carabiner
210230
Metolius Element Key Lock Belay Carabiner
EKEY001
Metolius Cam Lube 2oz
CAML001
$8.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Anodized Stopper - #7 225207 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$5.95
 
Black Diamond Equipment Neutrino Carabiner 210230 (Black Diamond Equipment)
$9.95
 
Metolius Element Key Lock Belay Carabiner EKEY001 (Metolius)
$4.95
 
Metolius Cam Lube 2oz CAML001 (Metolius)


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.