Dec 14, 11
By Giovanni Badalamenti
Rock Climbing involves strength, skill, determination and quality equipment. When bought together, the equipment used in rock climbing can be pricey, which makes buying one of the following pieces of the puzzle a perfect gift for your friend or loved one.
One of the more expensive items required for the sport is a climbing rope. Typically made using kernmantle techniques for both tensile strength and durability, rope used in rock climbing is divided into two categories—dynamic and static or low elongation. Great Outdoors Depot has several choices depending on budget and need.
Read more at Yahoo! Sports
(plus there is a little plug from yours truly)
Thanks for the great gift ideas, Giovanni!