Best Rock Climbing Clothes
When you are rock climbing, you want the best rock climbing clothes. The specific clothing you buy will depend on the type of rock climbing you are doing. There are different kinds of clothing that you will need for bouldering indoors, rock climbing outdoors and ice climbing. Here is some of the best rock climbing clothing from the best outdoor outfitters.
- Patagonia Men's Alpine Wind jacket. This is a "must have" for outdoor rock climbing. This jacket blocks wind, allowing you to focus on your technique without being blown away. The Alpine jacket is also very lightweight, so if you get too hot, you can stuff it in a pocket. Wear it with a light tee shirt on warmer outdoor climbing days, or wear it as an outer shell on extreme weather alpine climbs.
- Patagonia Men's Alpine Guide Pants. These pants feature a two zippered fly and adjustable ankle straps and two tie-down loops. The Alpine guide pants are durable and weather-resistant. The"midweight" stretch-woven polyester will allow you to move with ease through various climbing sequences. All of the pockets are water-resistant too. Bonus: You can recycle these climbing pants through the Common Threads Recycling Program.
- Mountain Hardwear Advance Long Sleeve Crew. This base layer is the best in climbing gear. This shirt is designed with 100% polyester wicks, so you stay dry and comfortable. It also features a "chitosan anti-microbial finish" which prevents odor. This Longsleeve shirt can be worn alone or you can layer fleece and a jacket over it. Available in Northsea, Cocobolo and black.
Mountain Hardwear Windstopper Tech Jacket. This jacket is a part of the best climbing clothing and it can also be worn casually. This micro-fleece climbing jacket looks great and is 100% windproof and breathable. The best feature of the Windstopper Tech is the huge handwarmer pockets. This jacket is designed to fit most harnesses and other climbing gear.
Available in Saphire, Black and Red.
- prAna Flex Shorts. These versatile climbing shorts can be used for just about any outdoor activity. Their "coolmax" technology wicks away sweat while you climb. They also have a pocket for sunscreen and an adjustable waistband . The prAna flex shorts are made from polyester and spandex. They come in black and metal.