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The Superdry 8.3mm Mammut Meteor is an an excellent choice for Scottish Winter and alpine climbing as well as
An interesting development from DMM, the Pivot is a state-of-the-art belay device catering for modern belay
Selected Climbs: Mont Blanc & the Aiguilles Rouges presents 60 of the best rock climbs in the Mont Blanc
This Velcro rock shoe is perfect for the climber starting out at their local wall or crag and buying their
An excellent fitting approach shoe with a ballistic mesh upper and a Vibram® sole with a climbing edge. It
Good lightweight screwgate krab ideal for setting up belays. It has a keylock nose and a very strong
DMM's new revamped 4CUs are now even lighter than they used to be and are great for climbers who prefer a
Special Offer! Set of Rocks 1-10 plus a karabiner for the same price as a 1-8
A twin axle, single stem camming device to rival BD's Camalot. The cams use a single stem with hot forged cams
Churnet Bouldering is a comprehensive guide to the magical sandstone bouldering in the Lower Churnet Valley.
On 14 June 1990, at Raven Tor in the Derbyshire Peak District, twenty-four-year-old Ben Moon squeezed
Designed for relaxed climbing on very steep dry-tooling type routes but also provides excellent performance on
A set of three bouldering brushes, all 100% natural bristle. A lot of brushes these days have plastic bristles
Radical overhaul of the Friend giving a lighter weight cam that stays true to the original Friend design
SAVING WEIGHT IN THE MOUNTAINS
Going lightweight is always pleasant be it soloing on grit with nothing more than shoes, chalkbag and the clothes you stand up in, or running over the high Lakeland fells with little more than a bumbag, but where it really counts is at altitude.
Once the air thins, every gram feels like a kilogram and shaving grams is the name of the game, be it sawing off your toothbrush handle or removing all the excess webbing from your rucksack. This is an area where modern materials and manufacturing processes are making leaps and bounds and we can only expect things to get both lighter and stronger in the future.
Meanwhile, here, for the alpinists and greater ranges exponents amongst you are some of the most recent bits of lightweight gear we have received to date - put this lot together for your next high altitude trip and it really will make a difference!
The photo shows Crag Jones taking a lightweight approach on Ultar (7388m) in the Karakorum, Pakistan. (Photo: Stephen Reid)
Amazing, ultra-lightweight climbing and mountaineering helmet (maximum weight only 165g!!) with excellent
An amazing superlight harness designed for ski touring, alpinism and the greater ranges but which could also
The first full strength karabiner to break the sub 20g barrier, tiny but perfectly formed also and perfectly
Incredibly light quickdraws made with sub 20g krabs and 8mm Dyneema® tape which will significantly reduce the
The ultimate ultralight nut tool, ideal for alpine climbing and other high altitude use - or just for anyone
Highly innovative, stemless and highly flexible camming devices from Spain with very narrow head widths. Five
Waterproof, exceptionally breathable and astonishingly light, the Minimus Smock has such a micro pack size that
Here is a selection of the latest new products to come into stock.
A versatile extremely lightweight adjustable legloop women’s specific harness for sport, trad, alpine, mixed or
Simple single rope semi self-locking no moving parts belay device and belay karabiner set for sport/wall
Moon's best-selling Cypher Pant and a perennial favourite in a mid-weight poly/cotton blend for durability.
Extremely tough but lightweight sack for alpine, trekking and Himalayan use. Will carry up to about 25Kg in
A hardwearing, heavy duty kitbag, designed to keep your gear safe and withstand the rigors of an expedition.
They're back - but maybe only for gurls this time! Super snazzy skin hugging lycra tights that will certainly
Comfortable durable climbing trousers!
Flattering fitted cross-strap vest with built in bra and (removable) nipple hiding pads. The straps are wide
An excellent fitting approach shoe with a microfibre/leather upper and a supersticky Vibram® Megagrip sole with
All around awesome trousers - for climbing, hiking and everyday life.
Extra good deals on really great kit!!
Below are a selection of our current bargains: please click for the full list of Special Offers!!
The Lightweight Phone Home Sweatshirt is made of 6-oz knit fleece fabric made of a soft organic
At only 43 grams the Neon Keylock Screwgate is one of the world's lightest keylock screwgates and a screwgate
Special offer on this top quality, large, comfortable to carry ropebag.
Ultra-lightweight minimalist windproof pull-on shirt. Only 115g for a Large.
Traditional pom-pom hat in a modern itch-free and quick-drying all-recycled polyester and spandex yarn.
Based on an old Integral Designs model, this one person bivi bag has some amazing features such as armholes so
Essential running and climbing kit, the weather-resistant Houdini Pants pack into their own integrated
Updated HMS gets a hot forged facelift, smoother lines and a Keylock nose for extra versatility. A great
Tough durable front opening gaiters made out of Macpac's highly water resistant and very breathable Aztec
A superb "Beam Technology" extra extra large HMS type screwgate karabiner made using a special high-precision
A headtorch designed specifically for urban running with a 75-lumen beam at the front and a red flashing light
Revised version of Macpac's renowned 50 litre alpine/crag sack.
An extremely warm insulated jacket designed for freezing belays and full-on conditions in North America,
A very versatile jacket that combines wind proofing and temperature regulation in one quick drying
Here is a selection of the latest new books, maps and DVDs to come into stock.
This map shows the whole island at 1:25,000 scale, the eastern half on one side of the sheet and the western
Lake District Climbs and Scrambles combines the best scrambles and easy climbs in the Lake District with great
This super little pocket guidebook, highly detailed and superbly illustrated, covers 60 varied routes
Probably the most significant guidebook to Scottish hillwalking in recent times, this handsomely illustrated
Detailed 1:25,000 scale map of the northern Lake District for walking, cycling, scrambling and climbing.
340 river runs and playspots on over 250 rivers in England. Well illustrated with good maps and some colour
If you want to leave the confines of the piste, and explore the mountains and valleys beyond, then this is the
As Wolfgang Gullich said, "getting strong is easy, getting strong without getting injured is hard". Sooner or
Lying on the southern fringe of the High Atlas is one of Morocco's premier climbing destinations - the
Trad and multi pitch climbing guide to Sardinia - an accompaniment to the separate volume from the same
This is the first fully dedicated bouldering guide to the whole of the North York Moors and its east coast. Its
A complete list of UK Climbing Guidebooks, UK Maps, Foreign Guidebooks, Foreign Maps, DVDs, Instructional
Karabiners, Quickdraws, Wires, Nuts, Cams & other Hardware, Helmets, Harnesses, Slings, Cord, Tape, Ropes,
Ice axes, Crampons, Ice Protection, Avalanche Probes, Snow Shovels, Snow Shoes & Snow Saws.
Telescopic poles for walking & ski-ing.
Mountain Boots, Walking Boots, Approach Shoes, Fell Running Shoes, Rockshoes and Accessories.
Technical clothing for harsh environments.
Specialist clothing, rucksacks, shoes books, maps and other kit.
Cool stuff for crags and cred. Also lightweight trekking gear.
Rucksacks of all types, plus Rucksack Accessories, Bumbags, Duffle Bags, Dry Bags, Stuff Sacks and Baby
Tents, Bivi Bags, Camping Mats and Sleeping Bags.
Stoves, Fuel Bottles, Pans, Spares, Mugs, Bowls, Plates & Cutlery.
Water Bottles, Bags, Bladders, Storage Jars & Spares.
Head Torches, Lanterns, Batteries & Spares.
GPS & Altimeter Watches.
Sunglasses, Glacier Glasses, Goggles and Accessories.
Medical & Cosmetic, Energy, Glacier Glasses, Map Cases & Document Bags, Navigation, Tools, Photography,
Needle Sports Gift Vouchers. Also Wedding List information.
Professional Rope Access Equipment for Industrial, Military and Rescue use.
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