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This Weekend, We Donate 5%

by admin    |    Jun 30, 2022    |    News

To us, equal rights aren’t a political stance.
 GT will donate 5% of sales this weekend to The Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, The League of Women Voters, and SheJumps.

How to Hammock Camp and actually be comfortable 

by Beth Lopez    |    Jun 23, 2022    |    Gear Closet

Everybody likes hammocks. Truly everybody. It’s why light, packable hammocks have continually increased in popularity among outdoorsy folk. And, with the right gear and beta, you can sleep in them. Qu...

International Climbing Festival 2022

by admin    |    Jun 21, 2022    |    News

Geartrade is proud to sponsor the International Climbers' Festival. From the signature Limestone Rodeo to clinics focused on transitioning from gym to crag and from sport to trad, this year’s festival...

GT: Bike Anatomy 101

by TJ Parsons    |    Jun 16, 2022    |    Gear Closet

Bikes can seem complicated at times, with lots of different sizes, specs, and standards to keep track of. Whether you’re shopping for deals on UnNew bikes or bike parts, or selling your own stuff, thi...

GT: How to Choose a Headlamp

by Beth Lopez    |    Jun 14, 2022    |    Gear Closet

Headlamp shopping isn’t as simple as comparing lumens. Brightness is oddly hard to quantify, and there are several other features to consider. Some are important for some sports and less important for...

GT: How to buy your first rock climbing shoes 

by Beth Lopez    |    Jun 09, 2022    |    Gear Closet

Choosing climbing shoes can be a dizzying undertaking, though. But don’t get cold feet. (Har har, forgive us.) We’re here to help.

Getting UnNew Gear(s) for Your Ride

by Jackie Baker    |    Jun 07, 2022    |    UnNew

When buying used bike parts, details matter. You don't need to be a pro mechanic to buy used gear, but you may need some wrenching skills or the aid of a trusty local bike shop to install them.

GT- Dirty Deeds: Why Trail Volunteering is Awesome

by TJ Parsons    |    Jun 02, 2022    |    News

Never been to a trail work day before, and not sure what to expect? We’ve got you covered, with some helpful tips on how to get involved, what to bring, and how to have a great day volunteering.

Out with the old, in with the summer

by Beth Lopez    |    May 31, 2022    |    Gear Closet

Snow gear prices are slashed, and summer gear is comin’ in hot. This is really a split-personality season, weather-wise and sports wise. But … around here, we love that.