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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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With summer just round the corner, this might be the best time to transfer your indoor bouldering skills to real rock. Pulling on colorful plastic is very different to seeking out holds on dark gri...
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When we brought together Tommy Caldwell, Hazel Findlay, Emily Harrington and Alex Megos for the Epic Climber project, we were really excited to see how four diverse climbers would interact in diffe...
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In the Summer of 2014, Tommy Caldwell, Emily Harrington, Hazel Findlay and Alex Megos came to visit us at our home in the Chamonix valley. Over four days, they climbed at four different climbing ar...
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We love a perfect splitter or a bullet-hard crimp line just as much as the next person. However, what we're always most exicted to see are the climbs that lie a little outside of the norm. The type...
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