Reviews written by Eric Belcher

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Eric BelcherEric Belcher   December 03, 2007
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0
Portability 
 
5.0

Love my rope pack!

I am a purely rec climber, and always hike somewhere to climb, often many miles. Therefore I wanted a rope bag to fit the bill, and bought this. ...

Carabiners, Screw Links, and Snaps
Eric BelcherEric Belcher   December 03, 2007
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Type of Use 
 
1.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
5.0

I always use these.

It's funny how perspectives work. I was taught how to climb originally by an arborist who used these all the time, and so I learned how to climb using...

Eric BelcherEric Belcher   November 08, 2007
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Type of Use 
 
1.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Comfort 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0

Best Gloves Ever

I used to put my gloves on, and take them off, and put them on again so many times during a climb to tie this or untie that or clip...

Eric BelcherEric Belcher   November 08, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Strength 
 
3.0
Portability 
 
5.0

Origami Kudos

I actually have the regular "Fold and Hold" cube, (wanted to try the $16.00 version first), and can say wholeheartedly that this is an amazing product. I end up...

Descending Tools
Eric BelcherEric Belcher   November 08, 2007
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Type of Use 
 
1.0
Frequency of Use 
 
3.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
1.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
1.0
Strength 
 
5.0
Portability 
 
5.0

Old School Rappel

For the old fashioned rappel enthusiast, this is about as pure as it gets. There's nothing quite like the simplicity of an 8 to sail down a rope from...

Ascending Tools
Eric BelcherEric Belcher   November 08, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Type of Use 
 
1.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
4.0
Strength 
 
5.0
Portability 
 
3.0

I have a Left...

I bought one left Expedition to use as my foot loop rope grab in DRT, and I also use it quite a bit SRT matched with a right Black Diamond...

Branch/Rope Protection
Eric BelcherEric Belcher   November 08, 2007
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Type of Use 
 
1.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Portability 
 
5.0

Beautiful simplicity

What really sets this sleeve apart from the old school leather ones to me is the fact that they can get rolled up pretty compactly so that I can carry...

Line Placement Gear
Eric BelcherEric Belcher   November 08, 2007
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Type of Use 
 
1.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
2.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0

A Most Satisfying Tool

Of all the equipment that I use regularly, the King Grapnel is easily the most satisfying tool I have. For some reason every time I use it successfully it...

Line Placement Gear--Throw Lines
Eric BelcherEric Belcher   November 08, 2007
(Updated: November 08, 2007)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Type of Use 
 
1.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Technical Skill Required 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
5.0
Safety 
 
5.0

Love it!

I love my target line. It's smooth, supple, flows well, stacks well, ties well, unties well, and most importantly for me, is extremely visible at height. It's thicker...

Eric BelcherEric Belcher   November 08, 2007
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Type of Use 
 
1.0
Frequency of Use 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
5.0
Ease of Use 
 
2.0
Safety 
 
3.0
Strength 
 
4.0

Doable one handed...

I had originally intended on purchasing the "balls" in the same shape and was dissuaded from them by my New Tribe sales person because there was apparently some concern at...

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