HRT Mask Hangboard Review
This mondo board measures 18 by 33 inches. With 15 good holds, it ranks alongside the EP Petite as among the most useful designs.
HRT THE MASK ($72)
BETA This mondo board measures 18 by 33 inches. With 15 good holds, it ranks alongside the EP Petite as among the most useful designs. A series of six edges vary from crimp to pad and a half, and — unique to this board — curve various ways so you can reef on them in opposing gastons, staight down or in opposition. Likewise, a set of pinch grips net three hand positions depending on where you rest your thumbs, and are so usable they share the Best Pinch-Grip award with the Stone Age Manta. Texture is fine yet sticky, like quality Dakota sandstone.
BEEFS: Too tall for some doorways.
BEST FOR: Everything except sloper burns.
IF ONLY IT HAD: A sloper.
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