Gear Testing & Design


Designed BigBro expandable tube chocks, 1984, currently distributed by Trango
Designed an apparel line for the original Mountain Hardwear (1987-1991)

Testing and Reviews

Tested cooling rates of belay/rappel devices for Lowe Alpine, 1986
Tested and reviewed ice tools, crampons, and ice screws for Rock & Ice, January 1994
Field tested strength and performance of camming devices for Rock & Ice, May 1994
Tested and reviewed climbing ropes, ...
Tested and reviewed alpine climbing packs for Climbing, December 1995
Field tested strength of ice screws, ice hooks, and ice axes for Climbing, November 1997
Tested and reviewed ice tools for Climbing, December 1998
Tested ice climbing gloves, for Outdoor Research, 1998
Tested and reviewed climbing ropes for Climbing, 1999.
Tested and reviewed cragging packs for Rock & Ice, August 2000
Product tester for Gerber Legendary Blades, 2002
Testing ice tools for Climbing, for a November 2003 review
Testing helmets for Climbing for a September 2003 review