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Climbing Cam Ratings Summary

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Editors' Choice Award
These cams are awesome for long Yosemite free climbs and Indian Creek splitters.
Editors' Choice Award
These narrow headed cams are great for Yosemite finger cracks.
Best Buy Award
The super light, narrow headed Ultralight Master Cam have you covered in small cracks and flares.
Top Pick Award
Totems are the best cam for aid climbing and hard-to-protect free climbs.
The Friend tweaks the Camalot design, offering an extendable sling and a slightly different range.
C4s are the industry standard because they are reliable and have an excellent range.
X4s are a great addition to a rack of BD C4s, perfectly complimenting the finger sizes and protecting smaller cracks.
Featuring an extendable sling to reduce rope drag, these cams are a good choice for free climbing.