Category: Hardware

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Leeper Z-Pitons

Leeper Z-Pitons have incredible holding power. The springy “Z” cross section provided a good bite when used by its self and also make stacking easier and more secure. The sizes shown are: (left to right)...

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Forrest Nut Hammer

1974 Forrest Mountaineering “Nut Hammer”. This bare metal version was available first and later a black corrosion treatment, similar to the other Mjollnir hammers, became available. The pick is fixed and the handle is epoxied...

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Peck Cracker Chocks

Our Peck Crackers are from approximately 1969/1970. The sizes were as follows: Wired Sizes: A4 6mm diameter chock, wire diameter 2.5 mm., Breaking strength 1,150 lb. Stainless Steel A5 8mm diameter chock, wire diameter 3 mm.,...

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Dolt Lopchock #88

A Dolt Lopchock #88 magnesium chock from the shop of the late great Bill “Dolt” Feuerer. Only one size magnesium Lopchock was made and it was marked with “88” to set it a apart...

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Chouinard Drilled Hexcentrics

Chouinard factory drilled hexes from 1978. Sizes #7 through #11 were drilled out to save weight when the hexes were still “thick walled”. The next design changed to a “thinner walled” stock and made...

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Forrest Pin Bin (1st Generation)

This is the first generation Forrest Pin Bin. The bins had simple tapered gates instead of the later spring-style gate. Some interesting details of the early Forrest Pin Bin include: An adjustable shoulder sling...

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Wooden Wedges

Wooden wedges have been used by climbers for a long time. Most were home made but many early Sporthuases in Europe carried commercial versions with refinements like beveled edges, grooves for the cordage to...

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Homemade Bashies

The origin of our homemade Bashies is uncertain. They were one of the first “odd pieces” of gear in the Vertical Archaeology archives and probably date from sometime in the early 1990s or late...

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Fisher Griff Fiffi

The Griff Fiffi by Fisher was used to hook aid ladders to a piece of protection. The Ladder was clipped or tied directly to the convenient handle loop. In the photos above the red...