The Cache:VMR’s Online Store

Welcome to the Cache. Dig in and find what you need. Vertical Medicine Resources works with the top climbing and medical companies in the world to provide the best gear available for your adventures. The Cache is organized using the 'Ten Essentials list' made popular years ago in the classic tome, Freedom of the Hills. We are constantly adding new and innovative products, so keep checking in.

AAC Members: In order to receive your membership discount of 20% on items in the 'Cache,' please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a list of your desired items, the AAC member code, and your membership number. Once we receive this email we will send you an invoice listing each item with the associated discount. Just pay the invoice and we will send your gear out ASAP! Thanks for supporting the American Alpine Club!


SMC Descending Rings (Rappel Rings)

SMC Descending Rings (Rappel Rings)

Cost $3.00

  • Why leave a carabiner, when you can leave an SMC Descending Ring (Rap Ring) instead? We like these one-piece aluminum rings so much, we include one within every Vertical Aid Kit. These rings are made of aircraft quality aluminum and allow easy recovery of ropes. Perfect for bailing on a multi-pitch route and used in many rescue applications. These handy rings weigh almost nothing and are a great piece of kit to carry.
Red Point Climbing Tape

Red Point Climbing Tape

Cost $3.00

  • Protect those fingers? We can do that... 1/2" rolls of climbing tape are here in the Cache. A standard component of our Vertical Aid Kit and High and Dry Kit, this tape will get you set whether you are jamming cracks or pulling on crimpers. (Remember that tape will never replace proper training and conditioning. So take it easy, listen to your body, and protect those pulleys!)
Vertical Aid Kit  'Skin' Refill

Vertical Aid Kit 'Skin' Refill

Cost $2.00

  • The 'Skin' Refill includes the contents of the skin-related first aid product bag found within our Vertical Aid Kit. This allows for an easy restock of used supplies. 'Skin' Refill contents include:


    10 x Bandages (assorted sizes)
    4 x Sterile alcohol prep pads
    2 x Antiseptic towelette
    1.8 grams Bacitracin ointment (2 x 0.9 gm packs - Antibacterial)
    1 x Sting Relief Pad (Antiseptic/Analgesic)
    1 x SPF 30 Sunscreen (PABA Free)

Vertical Aid Kit 'In' Refill (Medication Refill)

Vertical Aid Kit 'In' Refill (Medication Refill)

Cost $5.50

  • The 'In' Medication Refill includes all medications contained within the Vertical Aid Kit. This refill allows for a quick restock of used supplies. The 'In' Refill contents include:


    Nuun Hydration Tab (1)
    800 mg Ibuprofen (4 x 200 mg tablets - Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer)
    1300 mg Acetaminophen (4 x 325 mg tablets - Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer)
    100 mg Diphenhydramine (4 x 25 mg tablets - Antihistamine)
    8 mg Loperamide (4 x 2 mg tablets - Antidiarrheal)
    840 mg Antacid (2 x 420 mg tablets)

Vertical Medicine Resources Tech Tee

Vertical Medicine Resources Tech Tee

Cost $19.95

  • ON SALE -- For a limited time our Tech T's are on sale for only $19.95.

    Vertical Medicine Resources' Tech T-Shirt is made of lightweight moisture wicking material and has an athletic cut. Available in a variety of sizes, this shirt has double-needle stitching at the sleeves that adds durability, particularly when carrying heavy loads.

    Color: Sand
    Sizes: S, M, L, XL
    Logo: Front right chest and middle back

Vertical Medicine Resources Lip Balm

Vertical Medicine Resources Lip Balm

Cost $1.00

  • VMR's lip balm will take care of your lips on a sunny day at the crag or on the glacier with its SPF-15 protection. Made in the USA of quality ingredients.
VMR Mylar Emergency Blanket

VMR Mylar Emergency Blanket

Cost $1.50

  • Vertical Medicine Resources' Mylar Emergency Blanket is lightweight and compact (a mere 2" x 3"). When opened it measures 84" x 52" and is a 'must have' during an emergency bivy or if benighted during a descent. It reflects up to 90% of body heat and provides emergency protection when needed.
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