Chocks, Nuts, and Hexes

The best chocks, nuts, and hexes, reviewed and curated by the Trailspace community. The latest review was added on February 20, 2018. Stores' prices and availability are updated daily.

Recent Passive Protection Device Reviews

DMM Wallnut

rated 5 of 5 stars Great multi-purpose passive pro. The DMM Wallnut is a superb nut for nearly all types of climbing. I've used these in gneiss, granite, and limestone. The thing that sets the Wallnuts apart is a longer shape, that tapers differently with the sides being more offset. This results in a variety of more useful placements. Practically speaking these offer more secure fits in a lot of spots compared to simpler nuts. I've got a set of BD/Grand Wall nuts I have compared them with side by side.  The other… Full review

DMM Wallnut

rated 5 of 5 stars Best stoppers on the market. Really. Great placement, retrievable. Use 'em enough you'll see the difference. Full review

Metolius Curve Nut

rated 5 of 5 stars I have the non-anodized version of these nuts, and they are truly excellent. They are very easy to place, and I have never had trouble removing them. All in all, they are very solid pieces, and I have no problems with them. Full review

Advanced Base Camp Tech Nuts

rated 5 of 5 stars ABC nuts are the cheapest and most useful piece of gear I have. I bought the set for much cheaper than any other chock out there and they haven't failed me yet. The best part about them is that if you have to bail on one, lost one, or beat one up too bad, the sizes are identical to BD nuts and are easy to replace. Since every gear store I have ever been in to has BD stoppers, you are good to go. Full review

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