This gives you the possibility of using the chalk of your choice, but with all the advantages of a chalk ball.The chalk pocket is separated from the dip section by a mesh. Easy to chalk up, but no spills or wastage.
2013: TOURNEDOS fabrication. The crashpad is made from one piece of reinforced material that forms the top, the bottom and the sides.So, no seams or nasty edges, with long life guaranteed!
2011: WRAP crashpad. It was the first ever crashpad with variable cushioning.With a small fall it is soft and comfy.With a big fall it hardens to give increased protection.
2010: SNAPEAK rucksacks. A mountain bag for multipitch climbs.Several models were produced, varying according to usage and nature of approach march on foot or on skis, but production was stopped in 2013.
2008: SNAPBOARD training beam. This is a wood beam with an interesting innovation. The holds are placed symmetrically visàvis each other, rather than in relation to thecentre of the beam.In this way shoulder width remains constant throughout a workout!
2005: CREME chalk. This is thicker than liquid chalk, water based, less aggressive on the skin, and so canbe used more often.It is a comfort rather than a performance oriented product.
2003: QUARTERPOUNDER crashpad. This was first ever crashpad that folded in four.So, mini to store, but a maxi surface in use.It’s perfect if you are moving around a lot between boulders.
2002: SNAPACK rucksacks. The first bag with a double zipper opening situated between the shoulder straps.The front of the bag that is placed on the ground is covered in waterproof material.This makes it easy to get at your gear, and ensures that the part in contact with your back is always clean.Simple, but so clever.
2001: Seams with a digitally programmed strength. These take the form of a logo, replacing traditional manually stitched seams, and aredone by a robot machine. They are used for abseil loops on harnesses and for quickdraw slings.
2000: CALZONE crashpad. The first ever made by Snap!It is the only one to be closed inside out because of the rigidity of its foam.Even today the same foam is used in other constructions, and is still a reference in the world of crashpads.
1998: METHOD harness. This was the first harness to have the waist belt inside the comfort padding.This meant it was protected from friction rubbing, as well as harmful UVs.It also gave climbing gear a chic new look!This type of construction was quickly copied and became standard.Its production was stopped in 2011, but it is soon to be born again!
1996: BUM quick draws. It was the first ‘wire’ quickdraw in France and was marketed in a milk carton with 10 for the price of 9.The production was stopped in 2008 and since Snap has distributed “Madrock” quick draws in France.