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Also known as Real Rock Tour 9, Yosemite's rock climbing revolution - the greatest untold story of American
As Wolfgang Gullich said, "getting strong is easy, getting strong without getting injured is hard". Sooner or
At 9.2mm diameter, one of the lightest and thinnest ropes on the market to pass its UIAA single rope test and a
Churnet Bouldering is a comprehensive guide to the magical sandstone bouldering in the Lower Churnet Valley.
Trad and multi pitch climbing guide to Sardinia - an accompaniment to the separate volume from the same
Designed for relaxed climbing on very steep dry-tooling type routes but also provides excellent performance on
A good complement to Rocks. Special offers on Wallnut Sets!!
On 14 June 1990, at Raven Tor in the Derbyshire Peak District, twenty-four-year-old Ben Moon squeezed
Radical overhaul of the Friend giving a lighter weight cam that stays true to the original Friend design
This Velcro rock shoe is perfect for the climber starting out at their local wall or crag and buying their
This improved Suction Cup Mount is small and strong and comes with short and long quick release mounts for
DMM's new revamped 4CUs are now even lighter than they used to be and are great for climbers who prefer a
Removable leash that fits virtually any mountaineering ice axe.
The NeoAir XTherm air mattress gives the greatest warmth-to-weight ratio available in any air mattress by far,
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
Extremely ultra lightweight half rope, originally designed as a twin, but now with improved supple easy
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 unique combination of what is basically an airmat with a self inflating foam skeleton to give a very light
Fast, fuel-efficient personal stove system for solo travellers and minimalist alpine climbing trips. Combining
Outstanding top-end 9.3mm rope with an innovative sheath design - double twist technology uses four rather than
A set of protecting caps for the pick and spike of an ice axe. They are designed so as not to be lost and they
A headtorch designed specifically for urban running with a 130 lumen beam at the front and a red flashing light
A purpose designed big wall aid climbing harness, the Big Gun is loaded with features to make long days aiding
This battery pack holds three LR3 or AAA batteries and provides a back-up solution in situations where the
A very small and light bluetooth smart compatible heart rate monitor that measures your heart rate with great
Small HMS type forged karabiner with innovative twin gate (Straight Gate + Wire Gate) which effectively gives
Blended woollen four season hat in various colour options. A low profile ensures under-helmet fit and a micro
Extra good deals on really great kit!!
Below are a selection of our current bargains: please click for the full list of Special Offers!!
Very lightweight small-packing dress in a soft polyester/spandex blend that gives you full coverage with a
An unlined leather climbing shoe with asymmetric shape for advanced performance but with a reputation as a shoe
A lightweight but durable technical mountaineering boot suited to winter walking, scrambling, snow gullies, via
Narrow dyneema slings in 11mm tape from DMM. These are much lighter than standard nylon slings, and quite a bit
The Icon Aluminum has an amazing 200 lumen "Quadpower" LED with a 100m beam - perfect for avoiding
As per the Bod Harness, a lightweight alpine harness with a simple waist and four gear loops, but without the
Made of a soft-wearing organic cotton/polyester blend, this autumn/winter midweight flannel shirt has two chest
Stay cool in this now iconic shirt - made of breezy, finely woven and fast-wicking organic cotton.
Icelandic design elements in a polyester fleece jacket: this cozy fleece coat has a patterned hood and yoke, a
Fully integrated harness and climbing trousers - the Mammut Realization Pants are simply one of the best bits
A waterproof, durable and very breathable jacket using a mix of heavy and mid weight Polartec® NeoShell®
Lightweight polyester stretch-woven alpine pants, the Simple Guide Pants give a technical fit with four-way
Very warm, micro fleece lined winter mountain stretch pants. Good for ice climbing or winter
Here is a selection of the latest new books, maps and DVDs to come into stock.
Lying on the southern fringe of the High Atlas is one of Morocco's premier climbing destinations - the
This is the first fully dedicated bouldering guide to the whole of the North York Moors and its east coast. Its
A guide covering the premier limestone sport crags of the UK with the big four of Malham, Kilnsey, Gordale and
This guide covers the wealth of climbing around Swanage (Isle of Purbeck) and on the Isle of Wight and is
Super phototopo guide to sport climbs at Antalya on the Turkish Mediterranean coast. Much steep limestone,
The Aladağlar is one of Turkey's most important and popular areas for rock climbing and mountaineering. This
A guidebook covering the wealth of sport climbing in and around Athens. The guide covers 33 different crags all
A guidebook to a selection of what are considered to be the best rock climbing locations in Greece, excluding
A map showing all of the 214 ‘Wainwright Fells’ of the Lake District very clearly on a high quality
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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