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Dick's Sporting Goods
(518) 218-7410
Crossgates Mall
Albany, NY
 
Sports Authority
(518) 782-7192
221 Wade Road Extension
Latham, NY
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

American Eagle Outfitters
(518) 459-2037
Colonie Ctr
Albany, NY
 
Concepts in Fitness Equipment
(518) 452-2727
Central Ave
Albany, NY
 
Ready 4 Play
(518) 436-6300
6 Little Ln
Albany, NY
 
Sports Authority
(518) 869-4490
161 Washington Avenue Extension
Albany, NY
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Adirondack Paddle''n''Pole
(518) 346-3180
2123 Central Av.
Schenectady, NY
 
Wolfert's Roost Country Club
(518) 462-2115
Albany, NY
 
Lids 1 Crossgates Mall
(518) 452-9372
Albany, NY
 
Famous Footwear
(518) 438-9232
Colonie Ctr
Albany, NY
 

Bouldering Crash Pad, Which One is Right for You

Bouldering crash pads are your safety net while you boulder and safety while you climb should be your number one priority.

Bouldering is dangerous. Boulders climb anywhere from 10-20 feet off the ground with nope rope or belay. Your protection lies with your 'spotters'(climbing partners) and a good bouldering crash pad.

What is a bouldering pad?

A bouldering pad resembles a small mattress and are normally 2-4 feet wide, 3-6 feet long and about 3-5 inches thick. Bouldering pads are placed on the ground below the climber to provide safety in case of a fall.

One of my favorite things about crash pads is that they can double for a sleeping pad. Although most companies don't recommend you sleep on them.

What are they going to cost?

You will want to plan on spending anywhere from $100 to $300 for a new bouldering crash pad. The prices of crash pads are based on size, durability, and quality of the pad.

Things to look for in a bouldering crash pad.

A crash pad that can be folded in half for easy carrying. Make sure it has either a handle (for suitcase style carrying) or padded shoulder straps (to carry it like a backpack).

You want a pad that is well made, has good foam, and can give you a soft landing.

Now if the bouldering pad comes with a tiny carpet to clean your shoes before a climb that is a plus.

Our picks

Metolius Boss Hogg Crash Pad

This bouldering pad absorbs energy and spreads out force with its dual-density foam. Suitcase style carrying handle and also comes with a great little pouch. Favorite Cheap Bouldering Pads

Metolius Stomp Crash Pad

This is a good pad that is pretty cheap. Has high quality dual-density foam that absorbs energy and spreads out force of falls. The buckles are definitely bulletproof. It has two shoulder straps that are padded and a waist buckle. Mad Rock Mad Pad

One of our favorites the Mad Pad is 5 inches thick. It allows firm but comfortable drops. Has two shoulder straps which make it eas...

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