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The Best Quickdraw for Climbing

 The Best Quickdraw for Climbing
What is the best quickdraw for rock climbing? We compared 13 of the best in a variety of tests to find out. We judged each quickdraw in the following five categories: ease of clipping, ease of unclipp...


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Jan 26, 2011
Wild Country Helium Quickdraw

 Wild Country Helium Quickdraw
The Wild Country Helium Quickdraw is probably the most innovative quickdraw on the market today. It has a hooded nose that brings the best of both worlds: the light design of a wiregate plus the ease ...


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Sep 08, 2010
Petzl Spirit Express

 Petzl Spirit Express
The Petzl Spirit Express is maybe the oldest and most popular sport climbing quickdraw. It combines the popular Petzl Spirit carabiners with one of the most durable webbing slings or "dog bones" we te...


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Apr 13, 2010
Black Diamond FreeWire Quickdraw

 Black Diamond FreeWire Quickdraw
This is the best deal we know of for a quickdraw. It is $3 less than the Mad Rock UltraLight Quickdraw. The Mad Rock is a little lighter but for people not obsessed on weight, the FreeWire gets the jo...


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Jan 26, 2011
Black Diamond Oz Quickdraw

 Black Diamond Oz Quickdraw
The Black Diamond Oz Quickdraw is a lightweight small to medium sized, multiple use, wire-gate quickdraw.

This is one of our favorite lightweight quickdraws. There is no easier and simpler wa...


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May 16, 2010
Black Diamond Positron Quickdraw

 Black Diamond Positron Quickdraw
The Black Diamond Positron Quickdraw is a good medium-sized quickdraw for sport, trad or top rope routes. The stand out feature being the easy to unclip keylock design.

The Petzl Spirit Expr...


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Oct 06, 2010
Black Diamond LiveWire Quickdraw

 Black Diamond LiveWire Quickdraw
The Black Diamond LiveWire Quickdraw is Black Diamond's top quickdraw for sport climbing. We like clipping it much more than standard wiregate biner such as the Black Diamond Hotwire. It's main compet...


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Dec 29, 2010
Black Diamond Hotwire Quickdraw

 Black Diamond Hotwire Quickdraw
This was the first quickdraw we know of made with the revolutionary "wiregate" design. While once it was the only one, there are now many to choose from. Still, this remains a solid quickdraw at a goo...


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Jan 25, 2011
CAMP Nano 23 Quickdraw

 CAMP Nano 23 Quickdraw
This is the lightest quickdraw made. The small size is best suited for alpine or traditional climbing but also makes a great biner for clipping small hangers or links on anchors. This biner is also av...


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Apr 03, 2011
Mad Rock UltraLight Quickdraw

 Mad Rock UltraLight Quickdraw
The Mad Rock Ultra-Light Bent is probably the best value on a bent gate wiregate quickdraw and, at only $14, one of the best deals in quickdraws period. It is $1 less than the Wild Country Astro Quick...


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Sep 30, 2010
Wild Country Nitro Quickdraw

 Wild Country Nitro Quickdraw
The Wild Country Nitro Quickdraw is one of the best values in a sport climbing quickdraw. It is also one of the lightest full-sized quickdraws. It scored near the top in all our tests but is often 50%...


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Oct 09, 2010
Wild Country Astro Quickdraw

 Wild Country Astro Quickdraw
The Wild Country Astro is one of the best lightweight quickdraw designs out there, especially for the price. Only the Mad Rock UltraLight Quickdraw cost less but it is a little heavier and did not sco...


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Jan 26, 2011
Metolius FS Mini Quickdraw

 Metolius FS Mini Quickdraw
The Metolius FS Mini Quickdraw is one of the lightest and smallest climbing-strength quickdraws on the market. When I first saw this at the Trade Show I thought the Metolius FS Mini was a keychain bin...


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Apr 15, 2010
Black Diamond Quicksilver Quickdraw

 Black Diamond Quicksilver Quickdraw
Discontinued Product
Black Diamond has discontinued the Quicksilver carabiner and the Quicksilver Quickdraw. We recommend you check out the Positron Quickdraw(pictured below) instead. The Positron...


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Aug 29, 2010
Petzl String

 Petzl String
The Petzl String is a little rubber piece that attaches to the end of a quickdraw to keep the bottom biner correctly oriented to clip the climbing rope into. It also offers some protection from the en...


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Oct 03, 2010
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