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Climbing shoes are one of the single biggest investments you will make as a climber and the odds are that if you're climbing regularly, you'll go through at least one pair a year! However, if you d...
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“Here, take a whiff of that!”,“Oh dude, that’s pretty bad. But try sticking your nose in these!”“Jeez man! Did something die in there!?”Here we listen to two climbers discussing their...
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The Alpine Quickdraw, or extendable Quickdraw, is a great tool for alpine climbing, wandering trad routes and even some sport climbs.This article will take you through how to make an alpine quickdr...
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Ocún have been making climbing harnesses and crash mats for several years and they have recently diversified their range of products dramatically. On top of this, Ocún's sister company Rock Pilla...
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At first glance the La Sportiva Testarossa may seem like every other aggressive climbing shoe out there. Namely one that you can only just squeeze into for a quick blast on your latest V10 project....
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Every now and then something really groundbreaking happens in climbing. Sometimes those feats of athleticism or bravery are so extraordinary they can fire up the imagination of non-climbers. At suc...
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At first glance, it might not seem like the last week was the biggest in terms of climbing news. Scratch the surface however and you'll see that there was actually a lot going on with everything fr...
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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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