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Spring is almost upon us in the Alps, and its time to start thinking about spring and summer alpinism. Unless youre sticking to pure rock routes with no snow approach, you will need an ice axe. So,...
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The first day I wore the So iLL Runner shoes to the gym, I caught people staring at them. Just the other day I was sport climbing indoors, resting halfway up a route, when a guy climbing the route ...
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Climbing in the Alps in summer is great; warm sun, dry granite, beautiful views, and a light rucksack all equal plenty of type 1 fun. If that all sounds far too easy however, there is always the ty...
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The first rule of ice climbing? Dont fall. Or at least if you have to, make sure you or your climbing partner is wearing a GoPro! On a serious note, ice climbing is extremly dangerous and no...
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EpicTV athlete Adam Ondra updates on his Dawn Wall progress: Another day in the office ;-) We hauled up and set up the portaledge up on the Dawn Wall yesterday. I got to the top of pitch 16, and...
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Sold as an all-rounder, does the La Sportiva Otaki allow performance all-round? Initial Impressions Having just fallen off the last move of a relatively easy problem at the wall in my nor...
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Ive been experimenting with the Five TenAnasazi Guidefor the last few months. I used them straight out of the box on a new route a friend and Ihave been putting up above the Chamonix Valley, France...
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Last night, EpicTV athlete Adam Ondra was four pitches from the top of an incredible second ascent of the Dawn Wall in Yosemite. End of pitch #28 . @adam.ondra @blackdi...
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Climbing clothing comes and goes. Lost forever, wedged in a crack, dropped off mountain tops, torn, ripped and generally destroyed. For us, climbing clothestendto be only fleetingly owned. I was...
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In October 2016, Pete Whittaker andTom Randall made the first ascent of Millennium Arch (5.14), a colossal roof crack on Utahs White Rim. The line took the pair over two hours each to climb and, du...
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Nalle Hukkataival took to social media on Monday with the news that hes finally sent the Lappnor project.Naming it Burden of Dreams, Nalle gives it a grade of 9A, potentially the worlds first.
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As Black Friday sales craze sweeps the globe, we decided to jump on the band wagon and have our own Black Friday sale. We have loads of discounted products from top brands, and for one weekend only...
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If you havent heard the news, EpicTV athlete Adam Ondra is in Yosemite Valley working theharder pitches on Tommy Caldwall and Kevin Jorgesons massively blank Dawn Wall for an eventual ground up att...
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