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What is the best climbing equipment?

I'm interested in buying my own equipment for climbing. The equipment I have been using is rental equipment and is OK, but I'd like to have my own stuff. I already know some of the things I am buying like my harness, shoes, belay device and carabiner / quickdraws. I have been climbing on indoor walls but I'm interested starting outdoor climbing as well. What kind of ropes and other equipment will I need and what types do you suggest? (I want to get the best stuff for the job, kinda interested in Trad and Sport climbing).

Asked By: Aquelan Knight - 1/16/2010
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Buying gear is a highly preferential matter. The type of gear you need will depend on where you are climbing and what type of climbing you are doing. You really should take a training course on anchor building and trad climbing before you make the jump from the gym to the real world, unless you have experienced... More
Answered By: Cody - 1/17/2010
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The Key for me, and for many others, has been to start climbing with experienced people who have gear, such as ropes, SLCD's, and such. That way you can see what they use and trust and try it out for your self. It is an individual thing, some people like BD, for example, while others think Wild Country make the best... More
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Answered By: Lizard King - 1/16/2010
 
Just talk to someone where you go to buy your gear. Tell them what our looking for and they should be able to help you out.
Answered By: Wess - 1/17/2010
 
Depends in your climate and things, i usually climb in freezing cold mountains so i would get something that is very warm and this helps me out very well. More information at http://www.everest1953.co.uk
Answered By: Ivan - 1/17/2010
 
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