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Wild Country Recall Batches of Helium Karabiners - 2012-12-18 by admin

Wild Country Recall Batches of Helium Karabiners

Wild Country have announced a voluntary recall for a recent production of the Helium Karabiner, this recall was issued on the 10th of December 2012.


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La Sportiva Introduces Futura Climbing Shoe - 2012-03-28 by admin

La Sportiva Introduces Futura Climbing Shoe La Sportiva North America, makers of the world’s finest mountain products, introduces the Futura, a high-performance rock climbing shoe that features La Sportiva’s proprietary “no edges” technology. Climbing magazine awarded the shoe its highest honor, Editors’ Choice, in the 2012 Gear Guide that hit newsstands this week.
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Rock Exotica Unicenders Recall - 2011-08-29 by admin

Rock Exotica Unicenders Recall All Rock Exotica Unicenders made before August 2011 are affected. This required inspection is important for the user’s safety and your Unicender should not be used until the inspection has been performed.
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Spring 2012 REI Gear & Apparel Announced - 2011-08-22 by admin

Spring 2012 REI Gear & Apparel Announced REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national outdoor gear and clothing retailer, today unveils its spring 2012 line of exclusive REI-brand gear and apparel, during the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market tradeshow.
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Petzl America Recall - Scorpio and Absorbica Safety Lanyards - 2011-07-13 by admin

Petzl America Recall - Scorpio and Absorbica Safety Lanyards The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.
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Recall Alert: GRIGRI 2 - 2011-06-22 by Petzl

Recall Alert: GRIGRI 2 Petzl has issued a Recall for Replacement for all Petzl GRIGRI 2 units with the first five digits of the serial number between 10326 and 11136.
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CAMP USA Recall - 2011-04-29 by admin

CAMP USA Recall The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with CAMP USA, has announced a voluntary recall of Photon carabiners and Photon and Mach Express quickdraws.
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Fusion Product Recall - Double Ring Anchor - 2011-03-21 by admin

Fusion Product Recall - Double Ring Anchor Around Feb. 26 we were made aware of a defect in one of our products. On several of our Double Ring Anchors (BH-1011) we found that the welds were not complete and that the rings could fail at loads less than they’re rated weights.
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DMM Safety Notice - Dragon Size 4 and 5 Recall - 2011-02-17 by admin

DMM Safety Notice - Dragon Size 4 and 5 Recall On the 15th Feb 2011 DMM received information from a U.S retailer regarding size 5 (Blue) Dragon Cams. They have found cracks on the aluminium axle boss on 2 of the Dragon Cam size 5s they have in stock.
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Totem Cam Recall Notification - 2011-01-20 by admin

Totem Cam Recall Notification It has been brought to our attention regarding the Totem Cams sold prior to 31 December 2010 that the color anodizing of the cams gives them a surface hardness that may affect their holding power in certain areas of polished limestone.
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DMM Recall on Dragon Camming Device in Size 6 - 2010-07-26 by admin

DMM Recall on Dragon Camming Device in Size 6 DMM International has identified a raw material problem that may affect the strength of certain units of the Dragon Cam in size 6 (Product Code A7056A).
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Black Diamond Merger Followup - 2010-06-11 by admin

Black Diamond Merger Followup A follow up article with Black Diamond's Thomas Laakso regarding the controversial merger with Clarus Corporation, by Backcountry magazine.
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RAP4 Helmet Camcorder - 2010-04-09 by admin

RAP4 Helmet Camcorder Real Action Paintball has announced in a press release, a new helmet mounted camcorder which can be used in a variety of extreme sports such as mountain biking, skiing, skydiving, base jumping and of course rock climbing.
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Trango #5 Big Bro Recall - 2009-02-11 by Casey Newman

Trango #5 Big Bro Recall Due to a manufacturing error, #5 Big Bros made since March 2008 need to be returned for repair.
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New England Ropes Recalls Climbing Lines Due to Fall Hazard - 2008-07-30 by Jay unknown

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Maxim is announcing a voluntary recall of Maxim's Apogee 9.1mm Dynamic Climbing Line (These Climbing lines were sold to consumers from August 2006 through May 2008. Both colors yellow and fire will be included in the recall.) and Maxim's Pinnacle 9.5mm Blue std Dry Dynamic Climbing Line (These Climbing lines were sold to consumers from February 2007 through May 2008).
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Omega Pacific Link Cam Inspection Notice - 2008-06-13 by John Wilder

Omega Pac Link Cam Inspection Notice
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Climbers encouraged to check their CAMP Tricams for possible problems - 2008-04-25 by John Wilder

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Petzl recalls SARKEN crampons - 2007-09-20 by admin

Petzl recalls SARKEN crampons after recent customer experience has shown that the front points are susceptible to premature wearout following heavy use.
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Skinner's Harness shows no signs of contamination - 2007-09-19 by A. Thuermer

A. Thuermer reports from Jackson Hole
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Liz Claiborne Inc. considering the sale of prAna - 2007-07-11 by Matt unknown

Liz Claiborne Inc. is considering the sale of 16 of their 36 brands, including prAna.
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OP Issues Inspection Notice for Link Cam - 2007-05-02 by John Wilder

Omega Pacific has issued an inspection notice for their Link Cams
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DMM to begin production of Alloy Offsets!!!!! - 2007-03-02 by John Wilder

That's right, DMM has finally decided to go ahead with production of the alloy offset!!
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Petzl carabiner recall - 2007-02-08 by Preston Carpentp

Petzl America recalls climbing equipment due to fall hazard.
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Patagonia announces its Common Threads Recycling Program - 2007-02-06 by John Wilder

Two years ago, Patagonia started recycling Capliene - now they've expanded it to include Polartec and Patagonia Organic Cotton!
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Liberty Mountain Recalls Climbing Harnesses Due to Fall Hazard - 2006-12-12 by Todd Mayville

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
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