Nicros Receives Patent for an Auto Belay Safety System™

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Saint Paul, MN – May 27, 2013 – Nicros is proud to receive a patent on the new Auto Belay Safety System™ (A.B.S.S.™ – Patent Number 8,408,360). This important device provides climbers, climbing wall owners and climbing wall operators a warning for users forgetting to attach to the Auto Belay devices on a climbing wall. Read More

2013 Climbing Wall Summit

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Nicros is Lead Sponsor at the 2013 Climbing Wall Summit April 29th, 2013 We’re excited to announce that we have partnered with the Climbing Wall Association as a Lead Sponsor for the 2013 Climbing Wall Summit.  Check out the Summit here. Please join us at the Climbing Wall SummitMay 30th- June 1st, 2013 in Boulder, Read More

Wild Country Voluntary Recall Notice – Helium Carabiner

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Wild Country has issued a voluntary recall for Wild Country Helium Carabiner and Quickdraws.

Paul Robinson Visits Minnesota

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Paul Robinson came into town to shape a few sets for Nicros 2013 line

Nicros to Attend 2012 Climbing Wall Summit

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Please join Nicros at the 2012 Climbing Wall Summit

New Holds from Nicros

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

New sets include holds shaped by Nicros athletes Alex Johnson and Jon Cardwell

VE-Minneapolis’ Grand Opening & Pro Climber Alex Johnson

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

VE-Minneapolis now open with walls built by Nicros.

Construction Update on VE – Minneapolis

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

New photos of construction progress!

Recall of Petzl GRIGRI 2

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Concerns all GRIGRI 2′s (D14 2O, D14 2G, D14 2B) with the first five digits of the serial number between 10326 and 11136

Counterfeit Petzl Product

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Petzl has discovered counterfeit versions of four products

CAMP Recalls Carabiners and Quickdraws

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

CAMP has voluntarily recalled Photon carabiners, and Photon and Mach Express quickdraws.

Construction of Vertical Endeavors Mpls. begins!

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Nicros begins construction of  Vertical Endeavors’ new 25,000 square foot climbing facility in Minneapolis, MN.

DMM Recall on Dragon Camming Device

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Size 4 & 5 now added to original recall of Dragon 6

MSA Service and Replacement Line Refund Announced

Monday, March 15th, 2010

MSA is offering an additional pro-rated refund of the service costs for service performed by MSA or an authorized MSA dealer on Redpoint and affected Auto-Belay Descenders.

MSA Auto Belay STOP USE NOTICE UPDATE

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Letter to Nicros customers from President, Nate Postma, addressing MSA Auto Belay recall.

MSA Auto Belay STOP USE NOTICE UPDATE

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Stop Use Notice still in effect for MSA Redpoint Descenders and Auto-Belay Descenders.

MSA Auto Belay STOP USE NOTICE

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

MSA issues stop use notice for Redpoint Descenders and Auto-Belay Descenders.

Nicros Receives Patent Number 7,524,269 for Extreme Hold Technology™

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Nicros patented technology revolutionizes the way large individual climbing holds are made.

Nicros Introduces Corn/Soy-Based Resin into handholds

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Nicros is proud to be the first climbing handhold manufacturer to introduce the use of an environmentally-conscious, Corn/Soy-Based resin into its Super-Mix™ recipe.

New England Ropes / Maxim Issues Recall Notice

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Maxim announces voluntary recall of Maxim’s Apogee 9.1mm Dynamic Climbing Line and Maxim’s Pinnacle 9.5mm Blue std Dry Dynamic Climbing Line.

Recall on Petzl Carabiners

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006

Petzl voluntarily announces recall of Am’D Ball-Lock and William Ball-Lock carabiners.

News

New Holds from Nicros

Nicros just added seven new urethane handhold sets and two new volumes to its product line. The hold sets include three additions to the signature series which are sets shaped by Nicros athletes. These new holds include two sets shaped by Jon Cardwell and one set from Alex Johnson. To learn more about all of Nicros’ athletes visit our Shapers page.

Other new sets are variations of some of last years favorites such as the ball slopers and wrinkled pockets. The seven new handhold sets are all made in urethane and the two new volumes are made with Nicros’ patented Extreme Hold Thechnology™.

Visit the New Products section or click the individual links below to view full information about each new product.

Pentagon Volume
Rail Volume
A.J. 1 (Alex Jonhson Signature Series)
J.C. 1 (Jon Cardwell Signature Series)
J.C. 2 (Jon Cardwell Signature Series)
Diff-Tex™ Mini Jugs
Dot Slopers
El Grande Ball Slopers
Wrinkled Pockets 2