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.

Ice Climbing Rentals

The Front carries ice climbing gear for your all your frozen holiday wishes. 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


Holiday Gift Guides

Give the gift of adventure this holiday season with some fun gift packages for your family, friends and loved ones.
Buy any kit and get 20% off any two additional items! These packages are available until sold out. Don't miss out!

Rope Climber Kit
Comes with an Edelrid or Mammut harness, a Grigri 2 and gold Petzl locking carabiner, local coffee, and a Front logo shirt
Valued at: $205
On sale for: $159

Dirt Bag Basics Kit
Comes with any chalk bag, any beanie, and Metolius chalk ball
Valued at: $55
On sale for: $39

Bouldering Kit
Comes with a Red Chili climbing shoe of your choice, Front logo shirt, chalk bag/block chalk, and local coffee
Valued at: $233
On sale for: $99

Yogi Kit
Comes with a Manduka mat (eKo lite), Manduka top or sports bra, Organic carry satchel, and a Front logo shirt
Valued at: $197
On sale for: $129

Training Kit
Comes with a Rock Climbers Training Manual, Rock Prodigy Training Center, and training pulleys
Valued at: $209
On sale for: $149

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