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Excellent value, HMS locking karabiner with massive internal rope radiuses that are kind to ropes. Weight 85g.
Amazing crack and corner climbs on a vast dolerite seacliff in the far north of Ireland, quite near the Giant's
The Rock Climber's Training Manual updates and expands on the renowned "Rock Prodigy" training method that has
Multipitch trad limestone climbing in North-East Spain, west of Barcelona and just north of Lleida and
Absolutely brilliant update of DMM's already ultralightweight wiregate Prowire quickdraw. Perfect for shaving
Ultra-light screw with aluminium tube and steel teeth - ideal for mountaineering and ski-touring. Easy to start
A good complement to Rocks. Special offers on Wallnut Sets!!
A single axle version of DMM's Dragon cam combining the tried and trusted 13.75°, single axle head unit of the
Practical belt 25mm tape with a high-quality aluminium buckle that does not need threading. The belt is easy to
Topo guide to 29 good looking bolted limestone ccrags on the Italian/Slovenian/Croatian border area of the
Very lightweight HMS karabiner with Edelrid's innovative slider automatic locking mechanism. This ensures that
A thoroughly modern introduction to rock climbing, written by an experienced mountain guide, photographer and
Good lightweight screwgate krab ideal for setting up belays. It has a keylock nose and a very strong
A technical all-around shoe that has an asymmetrical toe profile with a low top-of-foot volume. A good
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
Amazing ultralight full strength (22kN) Dyneema slings roughly 8mm wide. Brilliant for threads, high altitude
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
A short version of the X Frame, giving a mat that weights only 173g! Designed with body mapping research, it
Here is a selection of the latest new products to come into stock.
Superbly cut and well made climbing trousers constructed from durable Metropolis Action Twill™ material with
Lightweight pear-shaped locking karabiner with a "Magnetron" magnetic gate. Magnetron Technology uses a steel
A super lightweight, sticky, and aggressively studded running shoe created for fell running competitions.
Racking harness karabiner for gear organisation (ice screws, pegs etc.). Accommodates up to 8 ice screws
The Pure Screw is a standard sized karabiner with a standard screw locking gate. It's advantage over many
The 130-lumen Black Diamond Spot Headlamp is a great light to have in your rucksack when you want one headtorch
Climb like Swiss speed-climber Ueli Steck (well look like him anyway!) in this ice and rock-climbing waterproof
Very comfortable lightweight and robust helmet with moulded polystyrene foam, lightweight polycarbonate shell,
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 warm thermal bottoms for very cold places.
A standard small/medium size bag with a wide mouth opening for easy dipping, smooth toggle closure, soft fleece
Covers climbing and bouldering by a host of well known names in a host of well known venues in Finland,
Marvels of miniaturisation! These camming devices are the lightest and smallest on the market and are packed
A versatile seven sided tarp with a catenary cut which provides maximum weather protection.
A big pad for serious boulderers. 130cm x 100cm x 9.5cm.
Well designed membrane soft shell jacket using Polartec® Power Shield® which is extremely windproof, highly
Super light nylon shorts designed for river use but equally good for trekking and running. They dry quickly and
Very warm and cosy Pertex and fibre pile jacket - similar to a Buffalo jacket but with various Montane
Celebrate 40 years of sweat and anvils with the organic cotton Patagonia® Anvil Logo T-Shirt featuring a
Short leg version of the standard briefs.
XS and L only.
Apparently bouldering is "climbing's most mysterious discipline" according to the blurb on the back of the box
Sensible simple rope bag for sport climbing with rucksack style straps and a small external zip pocket. It
Five Ten's most comfortable rock shoe at an amazing price - while stocks last! The Hueco combines luxurious
Here is a selection of the latest new books, maps and DVDs to come into stock.
Autobiography of the Reverend Bob Shepton, an old-school adventurer in the spirit of sailing mountaineer
Superb full colour selected climbs guide to North Wales. The main climbing areas of Llanberis, Slate, Ogwen,
This book contains detailed route information for 50 of the best mountain scrambles in Snowdonia, along with
This guidebook covers some of the lesser well-known sandstone bouldering areas in France that will appeal to
Autobiography of Martin Boysen, who started climbing on the sandstone outcrops of Sussex over 55 years
A guide to the fantastic sport climbing in and around the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range in north-west
A comprehensive guide to Yosemite's big wall routes with details for over 300 different climbs. Includes
Over the course of two years a number of British Mountain Guides have been involved in writing climbing
Lure of the Mountains is the first published biography of accomplished photographer, ornithologist, teacher and
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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