Every invention has a story, in fact, the original carabiner (which comes from the German term Karabinerhaken, meaning ‘carabineer’s hook’) wasn’t initially invented for climbing. It was initially a type of lightly armored calvaryman mid-1600s France. They carried a special type of rifle known as a ‘carbine’ (carabine in French), and used a strap with special hooks to carry them, but the hooks didn’t really have a special name at the time. It wasn’t until 1910 when German mountaineer Otto Herzog (whose nickname was “Rambo”) saw members of a fire brigade wearing oblong clips on their belts and decided it...
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Among the best reviews we have received! This is the most thoughtful, in-depth review I've seen in my time at Heroclip! What a great overview of the product and its qualities. Heroclip thanks Mike Mineart for his detailed and exhaustive review of our carabiner. Check it out at Trailspace.com, and learn about real-world weight limitations and use-cases for Heroclip! Mike even included his own video to demonstrate how the clip open & closes. Thank you, Mike!
Gadgeteer rediscovers Heroclip! When we first made our way into Gadgeteer's coverage, we were calling our amazing little do-it-all carabiner the Qlipter, and it looked a little different than it does today. 2 product revisions later, we're Heroclip and we're excited to be featured on Gadgeteer again, this time in their holiday gift guide! Check it out for recommendations for the gadget-oriented in your life :)