Simply, screw-on grips are the most sophisticated tool in a route setter’s toolbox. Assuming the surface takes screws, they can go anywhere, including onto other grips. They’ll never spin, and they can be used to create truly one-of-a-kind climbing features.
Add grips in all kinds of places, no t-nuts required!
Screw-ons will never spin.
Adding thumb catches dramatically expands the range of one’s grip collection, and can turn blank corners of your wall into works of art.
Nest grips together to create realistic slots and cracks.
Both dihedrals and aretes are a bolt-on grip’s nightmare, seldom are there good t-nuts in place to make the most of these features.
Creating never-seen-before grips always helps level the competition playing field. And a bunch of screw-ons won’t break your budget.
HE'S DOING IT
Of course setting legend Louie Anderson realizes the power of screw-ons. His newest homewall in Wyoming has NO t-nuts (and he even used our XL rail 1 as his first grip on the wall)!