Our Top Choice
FrictionLabs Loose Gym Chalk
FrictionLabs has been helping thousands of athletes who are frustrated with bad grip to finally find a reliable chalk that they love. It’s made by climbers for climbers.
High purity magnesium carbonate. Lasts 3 times longer than standard chalk. Available in 3 textures. Keeps skin strong and healthy. Variety pack available.
Might not work well on very sweaty hands
No fillers, healthy for lungs
1 oz, 2.5 oz, 5 oz, 10 oz
Rock Climb, CrossFit, Powerlift
Chunky, super chunky, fine
Edelweiss 250 ml Liquid Chalk
As a pioneer of climbing equipment, Edelweiss provides a wide variety of products for all outdoor adventures and levels.
Lasts longer. Requires fewer applications. Can be used where chalk is prohibited. Excellent grip. Good for novices and pros.
Water alone cannot get it off
No drying agent
Indoor climbing, bouldering
Primo Chalk Powdered Gym Chalk
Primo makes high performance climbing and lifting chalk, infused with Epsom salt and essential oils.
Fine texture to easily cover your palm. Infused essential oils and Epson salt reduces callus build up. Choose from 6-ounces, 1-pound or 5-pound sizes. Naturally antibacterial.
A bit pricey compared to ordinary chalk
Essential oil blend, no fillers
1 pounds, 5 pounds or 6 ounces
Petzl Power 200ml Liquid Chalk
Petzl’s approach to creating innovative tools for scaling accessible vertical environments is to focus on safety, comfort, ergonomics, and reliability.
Non-airborne. Dries hands in seconds. Keeps hands dry for long. Can be combined with powdered chalk for maximum effect.
Sometimes too much comes out at a time
Black Diamond Loose Chalk
Black Diamond is not only recognized for rock climbing and skiing, but also for their unmatched outdoor sporting spirit, great values and goals, which they have preserved for years.
Mesh balls keep the mess at a minimum. Excellent absorption and friction. Stays put for a considerable amount of time. Multiple sized packets to choose from.
Some customers found it too chunky for them
No drying agents
Several sizes available