Must-Have Climbing Gear

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Must-Have Climbing Gear

Before hitting the trails, make sure you come prepared with this season's most practical outdoor equipment.

Whether you're an advanced climber who doesn't blink at the idea of climbing Half Dome without any ropes or you're just looking to get started, climbing is fun way to get a full body workout while challenging your mental fortitude.

Before you go, investing in the right climbing gear is truly a matter of life or death, so here are some Men's Fitness-tested gear selections to make sure you start on the right foot (literally).

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