The Front Gear Shop

The Front is your definitive source for all things climbing! We have the deepest selection of climbing gear around. Our staff are all knowledgeable climbers eager to help you find solid gear at the right price. We price match* and members receive a 10% credit on all purchases over $15*!

The Gear Shop is open the same hours as the rest of the gym! Feel free to stop by, demo some shoes and chat about local climbing beta. You want to get outside, let us take care of the rest!

*To price match an item from another retailer, the item must be in stock in the same make, model, year, size and color.
*The 10% account credit will only be applied to full-priced retail items, discounted items are excluded.

Ice Climbing Rentals

The Front carries all the ice climbing gear you need! Interested in trying before buying? We’ve got you covered with the best ice/alpine gear on the market for rent. Test out the gear and if you like it, we’ll put your rental price towards the purchase of boots, crampons, or tools!

Rental rates:
Boots: $20/48hrs (+$15 for each additional day)
Crampons: $10/48hrs (+$10 for each additional day)
Tools: $15/48hrs (+$10 for each additional day)
All together: $40/48hrs (+$30 for each additional day)

Scarpa Mont Blanc
Classically crafted and designed, with an unparalleled traction system. GORE-TEX® Duratherm insulation for cold-weather performance, maximum breathability and weatherproof, the Mont Blanc climbs nimbly enough for WI 5, walks well enough to keep you content on the descent, and handles all things alpine. The upper is 100% Italian made leather with a thin rubber toe cap for protection from crampon glances. This amazing boot will last for years and like a fine whiskey only gets better with time.
Retails for: $480.00
Rent for: $20/48 hours

Atcteryx Acrux AR
The most versatile mountain boot on the market. Arcteryx has crafted an extremely durable, lightweight, and low volume boot that climbs as hard as any full leather boot, yet as warm as a double boot. On the outside a water tight zipper and rubber lining hold the elements back from your foot. The boots inner has an easy lacing system and ski influenced powerstrap to stiffen the boot upper for steep ice accents. The inner boot is designed out of a perforated foam with a GORE-TEX lining. The inner boot can be warn around camp or in your sleeping bag to keep your boots from freezing over night.
Retails for: $750.00
Rent for: $20/48 hours

 

La Sportiva Nepal Cube
La Sportiva’s premier ice/alpine boot. Durable yet extremely lightweight for a full leather boot. This boot is fully waterproof with GORE-TEX and is built with an insulating carbon tech honeycomb for warmth and stiffness. Innovative 3D Flex ankle for walking mobility. The lacing system locks on the forefoot so you can control the tightness of lacing between the top of the boot and the bottom. The Nepal is the most widely recognized ice/alpine boot on the market, just try one on, it will speak sweet nothings to your foot!
Retails for: $575.00
Rent for: $20/48 hours

 

Cassin Blade Runner Crampon
The most versatile crampon on the market! A crampon that will increase the rigidity in any ice boot for maximum performance and stability. The Blade Runner has a replaceable monopoint for longevity, that can also be modified into multiple configurations as a dualpoint crampon.
Retails for: $349.95
Rent for: $10/48 hours

Cassin X-Dream Ice Tool
The X-Dream combines two tools in one – a fully optimized tool for technical ice and an aggressive dry tooling machine. Slightly redesigned for 2017 with an improved handle grip and options for different picks.
Retails for: $279.95
Rent for: $15/48 hours

 

Cassin X-All Mountain Ice Tool
The X-All Mountain ice tool came onto the scene in 2010 and changed expectations about how tools should swing and penetrate ice. Everything about the X-All Mountain makes it easier to get single-swing sticks and the more technical the ice, the more it outperforms the competition.
Retails for: $239.95
Rent for: $15/48 hours

 

Some Brands We Carry

ARC'TERYX
BEAL
BLACK DIAMOND
BOREAL
BLUE WATER ROPES
CAMP USA
CILOGEAR
FIVE TEN
LA SPORTIVA
METOLIUS
ORGANIC CLIMBING
PETZL
PRANA
RED CHILI CLIMBING
SCARPA
SO ILL
STERLING ROPES
TENAYA
TRANGO
VLINE