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REVIEW: Rock Exotica Omni 2.6″ Block

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Tony Bon to Retire, Andrea Sturm Appointed President & CEO FERNDALE, Wash. – September 15, 2015 – Samson, the worldwide leader in performance cordage, announces that after 41 years with the company, Tony Bon will step down as CEO on January 1, 2016. Andrea Sturm has been appointed as Bon’s successor and will be joining …

Pros:  The Omni 2.6 is lightweight, has a swivel built in with an anchor point, has sideplates that open easily yet is secure and is very strong for its size.   Cons: This block only accepts ropes up to 13 mm diameter. Slings must be attached by splicing directly to the swivel or by girthing them on. …

ISA Announces Separation of Annual International Conference and International Tree Climbing Championship After careful consideration, the ISA Board approved a strategic plan to separate the ISA Annual International Conference and the International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC). A new event format will create greater opportunities for involving ISA chapters, associate organizations, and members, and also increase …