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Rock Climbing Essentials Checklist

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Let us help you plan your next climb with this Rock-Climbing Essentials Checklist. We’ve broken down the list into the following three sections: Climbing gear basics for all the equipment you’ll need for a successful climb. Personal basics to make sure you’re comfortable and fully protected during your trip. Other gear for equipment that you should bring on every trip, even if you’re not hiking

Climbing Gear Basics
  • Belay/rappel gadget
  • Rope
  • Rope bag
  • Climbing shoes
  • Locking Carabiners
  • Non-locking Carabiners
  • Quick Draws
  • Climbing pack
  • Harness
  • Chalk
  • Chalk bag
  • ______________
Personal Basics
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm
  • Gloves
  • Food & Snacks
  • Boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Jacket
  • Cap
  • Water
  • ________________
Other Gear
  • First Aid Kit
  • Map
  • Headlamp
  • Fire Starter
  • Duct Tape
  • Water Treatment Method
  • Toilet Paper
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • Extra Batteries
  • Survival Knife
  • Cell Phone
  • Insect Repellant
  • ________________


Make sure to check out our guides on what to put in a First-Aid Kit and what type of Backpack you need to bring for your hike!

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