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At Porta-Hang, innovation is the name of the game. We’re constantly brainstorming on new ways to make more training options possible in more environments. Earlier this season, after a winter of generating new ideas, we asked our community to help us decide between our favorite two concepts for the next great training tool in the Porta-Hang line-up - The Porta-Board and the Potra-Pockets. Well… the votes are in. And we are very excited to announce that the Porta-Board will make its debut later this year!  This low-profile hangboard will mount to your Porta-Hang door hangers like any other hold, but...

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Happy Tuesday, #PortaGang! We've talked about warming up and we've talked about the best way to use some of our holds to get the most from your Porta-Hang set. Today, we're going to hit a topic that many of us just cruise right by during our daily training - the cool down. Specifically, cooling down your finger and hand muscles, not just slowing your heart rate. Mostly, when we think about cooling down in climbing, we think about letting our heart rate decrease, the pump fade from our arms, and the shakes settle from our legs. Often we don't focus on...

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In this training series we’ll be looking at the different ways you can max out the potential of our newest training hold set. In our April “New Product Announcement: New Training Holds!” article we unveiled our newest hold line and gave you a quick look at each hold. But now it's time to dive into the characteristics and qualities of each of these holds in their own spotlight. The Spinner was an instant favorite for the team at Porta-Hang, and now for many customers. Designed to be the most versatile plastic hold in our ranks, The Spinner was made to...

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Do you warm up on crag days before you just onto the rock? Do you condition on rest day? How about cool-downs after a hard gym session? For some athletes warming up can be almost meditative. This is the time where your body and mind hone it in and get dialed. Warming up on the rock can be fun, and definitely helps to get the blood pumping and those muscles stretching, but there is so much more you can do to maximize your warmup and cool-down routines, at the crag, the gym and at home. Porta-Hang offers two great training...

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The world is filled with unbelievable climbing locations. There are the ones you’ve heard about, from Rocklands, to Font. The Red, to Squamish. The Blue Mountains to Indian Creek. And then there are all the ones that you haven’t heard about yet! We at Porta-Hang are avid seekers of new areas, new rock and new adventures. There are so many areas to discover world-wide, and we want to explore them all! And we bet you do too. So let's get those daydreams flowing, and those trip planners out, cause it's time to talk climbing locations! Welcome to our “Location Spotlight”...

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