The Smart Lad is run by Shawn Michaels, and has great in depth blog posts about various hunting and climbing equipment that you can find online (mostly Amazon) and which brands are the best.

For example: Shawn says that if you’re looking for a good climbing shoe, you have to keep three things in mind: comfort, grip, and durability.

Climbing blog posting is broken down into rock, tree, mountain or ice terrains.

Shawn Michaels is an Amazon associate.