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Do you have a specific indoor climbing rope? Youre thinking of getting one? If you regularly climb in a climbing wall and it has rope climbing youre going to be progressing from top roping to le...
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After having spent more than an hour trying on ALL the climbing shoes in the store I finally settled on the first shoe Itried, the LaSportiva Otaki Women.According to La Sportiva Otaki in Japanese ...
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In the last couple of years Scarpa has really stepped up their shoe design and the Booster is another example of a high-quality shoe designed by Heinz Mariacher. So how did it perform? Its de...
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Climbingpost quarantine is already hard enough on its own, so here are a couple of tips and tricks that could make your life easier.Youll find some sport climbing gear suggestions and some tips tha...
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Quickdraws are simple bits of kit: two carabiners, a dogbone or a sling, and finally, on most but not all, a rubber retainer. But the tricky thing about quickdraws is their variety. Nowadays, most ...
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Are you venturing out climbing and want to stay overnight right underneath your post - quarantine project? Car/crag camping is BACK and if youre out camping for the first time you probably need to ...
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Newbie at bouldering? We have a couple of tips for you on how to get started! At the moment the world is in various states of lockdown and most climbing gyms are closed. We dont really know when...
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In February 2018 I wrote a four-piece article on being a full-time climber with a full-time job. It was an insight into my day-to-day life, trying to balance regular 2 to 3-hour training sessions. ...
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In the past weeks, weve seen tons of climbing challenges that you can easily do from the comfort of your home from the #Covid100Challenge, to climbing around your kitchen table or the Lock-Off Bana...
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In the middle of the Corona crisis its easy to get a bit down. You would have been forgiven in thinking the climbing world might have forgot about April fools tricks this year. However,as always pe...
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Recently weve been inspired by some vintage rock climbing looks from movies like Rotpunkt and Statement of Youth,giving us a sneak peek into the years ofaudacious colors, provoking patterns and rea...
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The following report is based on the three climbers photographic record, the equipment attached to them upon recovery, Grant Stathams detailed search and recovery information, and from three subseq...
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The Best Jacket I Never Knew I Needed. When I first saw the Mountain Hardwear Kor Preshell Hoody, I have to say I wasnt sure, not because I didnt like it, I just didnt know how it would work for...
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