First Ascent Podcast

Jay & Lee

Jay and Lee have been friends for 20 years, and they've been chatting about climbing pretty much the whole time, be it in person, via text, or on social media. Now they take their witty conversation to the next frontier: a podcast. Join them as they discuss current events and trends in climbing, their recent climbing adventures, and whatever else that comes up. It's basically like crag spray, but recorded! read less
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The Gear Episode
24-01-2024
The Gear Episode
In today’s episode, Jay and Lee share their picks for the best gear they’ve used in the last year. If you’re looking for (mostly) unbiased recs for new gear, this episode is for you! Plus, the guys share their most hated gear, as well. So you know you’re in for a treat. Check out the gear recommendations here: DMM Belay Master Carabiner: https://dmmwales.com/products/belay-master-2Rab Capstone Pants: https://rab.equipment/us/capstone-pantsEdelrid Canary Pro Dry Rope: https://edelrid.com/us-en/sport/ropes/canary-pro-dry-8-6mm?variant=557160Petzl Ange Finesse Quickdraw: https://www.petzl.com/US/en/Sport/Carabiners-And-Quickdraws/ANGE-FINESSEBlack Diamond Camalot Z4 Offset: https://www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en_US/product/camalot-z4-offset/Edelrid mega jul belay device https://edelrid.com/us-en/sport/belay-devices/mega-julBlack diamond crack gloves https://www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en_US/product/crack-gloves/Ocun crack gloveshttps://www.ocun.com/product/crack-glovesScarpa Meistro https://www.backcountry.com/scarpa-maestro-mid-eco-climbing-shoe-mens-scr006kKong Panic Draw https://epictv.com/kong-panicMisty Mountain Harnesses -Cadillac (trad/ice)https://mistymountain.com/products/cadillac-quick-adjust-men-sMisty Mountain Harnesses -Bolt- Sport)https://mistymountain.com/products/bolt-harnessJoin us over on the First Ascent Patreon! For only $5 a month, you’ll get access to wide ranging bonus content from greats like Mark Hudon, Joe Kinder, Scott Stevenson and many more. Plus you’ll get a Discord chat, exclusive beta, route info, and more. Check it out here:  https://www.patreon.com/FirstAscentPodcastDo you have a listener question or a topic idea? Let us know at @firstascentpod on Instagram! Jay and Lee can be found at @jayknower and @xxleeweexx Disclaimer: The information expressed in this episode is for entertainment purposes only, and is not intended as, nor should it be interpreted as, informational or instructional.