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EpicTV's inaugral BoooomFest filmmaking compettion has just wrapped up and the response from the climbing community has been fantastic. One of the most impressive things about the festival was the ...
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2015 was hardly a banner year in terms of 'new' pieces of climbing protection, but a lot of the big brands did make important updates to the design of their cams and Black Diamond unveiled an extre...
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There's been a little of everything in the news this week, from attempts on the Eiger North Face to pulling on plastic in the desert. Read on to get the full story behind these and all of the other...
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With outdoor clothing, it can often feel like the only things that ever change are that clothes get lighter and clothes get warmer. This was certainly true of many of the products on show at OutDoo...
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Following the 2015 OutDoor Show in Friedrichschafen, Germany, I've written extensively on the new climbing gear that’s set to be hitting the shelves in 2016. I can talk for longer than is healthy...
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For the past few years, the focus of helmet design has been in producing lighter, well-ventilated models that prioritise the comfort of the user. This has lead to some fantastic advances in helmet ...
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There were some interesting innovations to the classic ice axe design on display at OutDoor 2015 as well as some well-thought-out re-workings of classic models.
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Whether you're skiing, climbing, camping or just need one for everyday use, headtorches have become a vital tool for many people. As their popularity has grown so has the technology involved in the...
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Having scoured the conference floor at the OutDoor 2015 Trade Show it seems that there will be very few true innovations in the field of ropes for the 2015/16 season. This is only to be expected; g...
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The OutDoor trade show in Friedrichshafen, Germany is where all of the most exciting new climbing gear gets announced and this year's show was no different with plenty of brand new innovations and ...
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As OutDoor 2015 rolled into day two we made our way back to the conference centre to catch up on everything we missed from day one.
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