About UsSiekStick Grips is a climbing hold company based in Pretoria, South Africa that specialises in manufacturing artificial climbing holds for both indoor and outdoor climbing walls.
For The Love Of Climbing
SiekStick Grips is a climbing hold company based in Pretoria, South Africa that specialises in the manufacturing of artificial climbing holds for both indoor and outdoor climbing walls. SiekStick prides themselves in the fact that each grip is hand-shaped, molded and cast with care – using only the best Urethane. This means you get stonger, more durable, lightweight, climbing holds.
Only The Start Of The Story
A love of adventure and the outdoors is what lead a few friends to climbing and making climbing holds. Their journey began in 2012, when Michael and Christopher decided to build their own bouldering cave. After struggling to find affordable, good quality grips they decided to make their own, and SiekStick Grips was born.
Fast-forward a few years and the grips workshop moved into a cluttered garage where, after lots of trial-and-error, and being on the verge of giving up, they finally found superior materials and techniques for designing SiekStick’s range of high-quality climbing holds.
- Michael Mc Micken: Owner, shaper & mold master
- Christopher Hattingh: Workshop manager & shaper
- Paul Bruyere: Head shaper
It’s funny what you come across when scrolling down far enough through your photos on Facebook. I happened to stumble upon a few old, almost forgotten memories of when Michael had just finished his scaffold safety course and was asked to set up a climbing wall and...
We are stoked to publish our first ever SiekStick Grips blog post. In this post we cover what SiekStick Grips is all about, why we do what we do and some cool inside info for the climbers of Pretoria. The evolution of SiekStick Grips It started when the climbing bug...