The future of crash pads: Mammut wants your input

The Swiss outdoor company Mammut is constantly optimizing its products. Fill out Mammut's short survey and share your experience to advance the development of crash pads for outdoor bouldering. What is important to you in a crash pad? What features have you missed so far? As a small thank you, you will receive a 15 percent discount in the online shop.

If you prefer to decipher bouldering problems outdoors and put your skills to the test on real rock, you've come to the right place. Mammut is looking for enthusiastic boulderers who can give their opinion in a short survey by May 8th and thus help shape the future of crash pads.

Crash pads are no longer just jump mats, but combine backpack, sofa and many other functions in one. Image: Mammut Sports Group AG, Lena Drapella
Crash pads are no longer just jump mats, but combine backpack, sofa and many other functions in one. Image: Mammut Sports Group AG, Lena Drapella

Crashpad survey (participation possible until May 8th)

Mammut would like to find out what avid outdoor boulderers look for in a Crashpad is important and how much the quality of a crash pad is worth to them. In order to be able to incorporate the opinion of the climbing community into product development, they set up a survey. Answering the questions will take about ten minutes of your time.

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Granted as a thank you for taking the survey Mammoth a discount of 15 percent in the online shop.

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Double security: A good crash pad and an attentive spotter. Image: Mammut Sports Group AG, Lena Drapella

Jakob Schubert lands next to the crash pad

Almost as important as carrying one Crashpads is its placement. Even professionals sometimes misjudge the fall terrain, which can be fatal, as the following video shows. You will find out what you should pay attention to when placing the pads here.

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Credits: Cover photo Sports Group AG, Lena Drapella

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