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Part 2: Heres the Gear You Need to Shoot Climbing Photos Like a Boss

In this follow-up to shooting climbing photos like a pro, I share my gear and systems at Classic Crack in Broughton Bluff, OR. Learn about the bags, equipment, and camera gear I use for sport and trad climbing. Discover how I keep my camera safe and navigate a static line for the best shots.


Have you ever wondered what kind of gear a climbing photographer brings along to the crags?

In this follow up post to shooting climbing photos like a boss I'm at Classic Crack at Broughton Bluff, OR.

I'm sharing the systems I use while I'm on a route to move swiftly and do my work.

If you watch this you'll learn:

  • What bags I take to carry my climbing and photography gear for a day of shooting.
  • What climbing equipment I use to shoot sport or trad climbing.
  • What camera equipment I use for shooting stills and video.
  • How I use my ascender kit to move up and down a static line.
  • How I keep my camera equipment safe while shooting.
  • What the essentials are for shooting rock climbing.

What goes with me?

  • Ascender Kit
    • Etrier
    • Ascender
    • Biners
  • TOPO Designs Light/Hip Pack
  • Sony A7ii
  • Sony 16-35mm f/4
  • Sony 70-200 f/4
  • Peak Design Leash
  • Think Tank Pixel Pocket Rocket
  • SD Cards
  • Lens Cloth
  • TOPO Design Pouch:
    • Batteries
    • Misc parts. i.e. allen wrenches, screws, Peak Design anchors.

Parting Thoughts

Big shout out to my friends at TOPO Designs for making sick and durable products. Check them out at www.topodesigns.com