New For 2019 - The SNAP Wham, Grand Wham, and Guts Product News

6 years ago Snap launched the original + revolutionary 'Wrap', with its unique air cell technology. At the time it caused something of a stir, blurring the lines between a conventional foam bouldering mat and something completely radical, new and different. They did this by creating a pad which offers a soft comfy landing when falling off from close to the ground, but gets firmer the further you fall making it the perfect pad for everything from highballs to circuits.


As of 2019 the range has changed around and the Wrap is no more, having been replaced by three new models - the Wham, the Grand Wham, and the Guts. Each varies in size and closure. Here's a bit more info on each, as well as the technology featured within:

Air Cell Technology

Air Cell Technology works by using compartmentalised foam cells, made from PU and wrapped in taffeta with a few small holes in the base. This stops the air from escaping too quickly when landed on, and causes more cells to be deployed which in turn eliminates any rebound.

Wham - RRP £360

This is a taco pad that rolls up and makes both transport and carrying easy, although this is by no means a small pad - it packs a punch! The straps are on the underside of the pad and have removable velcro fastenings and can be stored in the integrated pocket. In a second pocket can be found a double sided mat.

The Wham is made from 100% recyclable material (polyester and coating in TPU). The absence of seams on the edges ensures the long life of this crash-pad. In order to guarantee optimal protection the Wham is made up of two types of foam: 20mm high density impact reducing EVA foam; 12cm high density impact absorbing polyurethane foam.

  • Measures: 150 x 100 x 15 cm
  • Closure: Taco
  • Weighs: 7.5kg

The Grand Wham - RRP £430

This is the biggest crash-pad of the range, and both its size and thickness make it perfect for bouldering in total safety. It is a monobloc pad that rolls up thus making both transport and carrying easy.

Like all the top of the range pads it employs a fabrication process which enables the pad to harden at high speed impacts and to adapt to the hight of the fall, thus ensuring the best possible comfort and security.The straps are on the underside of the pad and have removable velcro fastenings and can be stored in the integrated pocket. In a second pocket can be found a double sided mat

The Wham is made from 100% recyclable material (polyester and coating in TPU). The absence of seams on the edges ensures the long life of this crash-pad. In order to guarantee optimal protection the Big Wham is made up of two types of foam: 20mm high density impact reducing EVA foam; 12cm high density impact absorbing polyurethane foam.

  • Measures 150 x 120 x 15 cm
  • Closure: Taco
  • Weighs: 10kg

Guts - RRP £360

This is the high range entry model which folds in two. The Guts employs a fabrication process which enables the pad to harden at high speed impacts and to adapt to the hight of the fall, thus ensuring the best possible comfort and security.

The straps are on the underside of the pad and have removable velcro fastenings and can be stored in the integrated pocket. In a second pocket can be found a double sided mat.

  • Measures 150 x 100 x 15cm
  • Closure: Hinge
  • Weighs 8.5kg
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