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Youre in amazing shape at the moment, have you been training lots? Its true that im feeling super good on all levels at the moment. Im happy and psyched, looking for projects that motivate me an...
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The first time I saw micro gear they scared the hell out of me. Tiny brass nuts hanging off a rack with an unbelievably small wire threaded through them. The idea of climbing anything that required...
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Alpinist Colin Haley, and partner Alex Honnold, recently completed the Torre Traverse in Patagonia in a record breaking time of 20 hours and 40 minutes. To...
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When I first started climbing I remember looking enviously at other peoples trad racks. Those shiny collections of clinking metal foretold stories of adventure, high cliffs, and dizzying vertigo. I...
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David Goettler and Ueli Steck arrived in Nepal to acclimatise for their attempted ascent of a new route on the south face of Shishapangma (8043m).
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The new Scarpa Vapor Lace climbing shoe has arrived at the EpicTV Shop. We all know how much climbing shoes change over time. As they stretch and mould to your feet, the feel of the shoe changes. I...
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Every now and then, a question gets posted on our Gear Geek Forum that goes beyond a simple face palm reaction. Sometimes you have to wonder if the asker would be better off locked in a padded cell...
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Thats right. Maybe not so long ago the sub-100 (or 74) category of climbing shoes caused people to turn up their noses and snort derisively; shoes that cheap cant possibly be any good. Can they...
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Ueli steck AKA the “Swiss Machine” is a self-professed gear freak and prides himself in his enormous collection of kit.
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It takes balls to climb an 8c sport route and ignore the bolts…but 8c trad clearly doesn’t bother Jacopo Larcher!
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Gore-Tex has become a household name. It’s something that we always look out for when buying a jacket. Those seven, hard capital letters subtly imprinted into material seem to justify an expensiv...
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