View Post

Demystifying the Ball Nut!

In From the Range of Light & Fast, Gear Reviews, Guide Tips by Howie Schwartz4 Comments

Ball Nuts? For those that have heard of them but have never tried them, they are thought of as a piece of aid climbing pro or a relic from a bygone climbing era. But for those that have used them for free climbing, especially on less traveled granite, and in the alpine, they tend to become an invaluable addition to the rack for many climbs. For those who have never heard of them at all, this may just sound like …