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Protection: Chocks, Nuts, Stoppers, hexs, Cams, pitons...
Ascender/Belay compatibility - Rope sizes:
ATC Belay Device - 8 mm - 11 mm
ATC Guide Belay Device - 7.7 - 11 mm
Ropeman MK 2 Ascender 8.5 - 11 mm
5/16 in = 8-9 mm, 3/8 in = 9.5-10 mm, 7/16 in. = 11-11.5 mm
Static Rope - non stretching 9-13 mm - Rappelling, rescue and big-wall ascending.
Half-rope - 8-9 mm
New England Ropes See: How to choose a climbing rope at REI
ropes and cables here
Shoes Listed in order by number of dealers: Five Ten Mammut/Climb High La Sportiva Boreal EB Scarpe/Black Diamond Triop/Rock Empire PMI Red Chili/Excalibar Rock Pillars/Climb Axe Saltic/Bear Adventure Mad Rock Dealers: Shorline, REI, Campmor, EMS, Sierra Trading PostTerms/Manufacturers:
backcountry.com BD Black Diamond C.P.M.P. CCH Colorado Custom Hardware EMS Eastern Mountain Sports HMS Carabiner: Halbmastwurfsicherung carabiner (Pear-shaped) PETZL REI Recreation Equipment Inc rockclimbing.com RURP Realized Ultimate Reality Piton SLCD Spring Loaded Camming Devices See also Glossary at the main climbing page.