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A big new book to the magnificent Dolomites in northern Italy due to be published late Summer/Autumn 2014. This
A combination outer shell that is part waterproof and part softshell and is perfect for winter climbing,
Good lightweight screwgate krab ideal for setting up belays. It has a keylock nose and a very strong
A guide-book sized journal and logbook for you to record details of all your climbs, from which route you
A good complement to Rocks. Special offers on Wallnut Sets!!
A super-lightweight but tough Gore-tex® Pro jacket that will take up very little room in your sack but still
12 litre minimalist running pack designed for ultralight mountain marathon racers who are carrying as light and
Lightweight 2.5-layer breathable, waterproof, packable jacket, featured for fast and endurance sports.
An extra large shovel for serious use, the Black Diamond Evac features a unique handle that can be set up in
Excellent value, HMS locking karabiner with massive internal rope radiuses that are kind to ropes. Weight 85g.
A superb rock climbing guide to the superb granite of the Val Di Mello on the Italian side of the Pennine Alps
Biography of Alex MacIntyre who, although only twenty-eight years old, was already one of the leading
A sack for the modern alpinist: lightweight, durable, cleanly designed, yet capable of carrying axes, skis and
The Women's version of the Alpine Attack has a back panel, harness and hipbelt shaped specifically for the
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
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.
20 litre minimalist running pack designed for ultralight mountain marathon racers who are carrying as light and
A set of brushes for boulderers comprising three toothbrushes, one wooden handled stiffish bristle brush and a
An extremely warm insulated jacket designed for freezing belays and full-on conditions in North America,
The sort of belay jacket you don't mind putting in your sack as it is so light and packs down so small but
Closefitting knitted beanie with fine plain knit and knitted Mammut mammoth logo and a cosy microfleece lining.
A "Buffalo" type Pertex and fibre pile smock/shirt with more details than the Buffalo versions but bulkier and
Extra good deals on really great kit!!
Below are a selection of our current bargains: please click for the full list of Special Offers!!
Superb lightweight single rope renowned for its hardwearing longevity and kink-free properties. 50m and 60m.
The Black Ice is small enough and light enough for a crag sack and yet large enough and extendable enough to
A synthetic fabric Gore-tex lined approach shoe, a true all-rounder, equally at home scrambling and on the
Ideal for leashless climbing and drytooling, the Torque Glove offers good grip and responsiveness. Its
A superb mitt for arctic conditions which uses a combination of Polartec Thermal Pro® fleece and PrimaLoft
Designed as a very dexterous glove for anything from skiing and general mountaineering to hard ice/mixed
Very similar to the top selling Black Diamond ATC-XP. Extra braking is supplied by corrugated grooves in one
A lightweight and dexterous softshell glove, one of the lighter softshell gloves. Suited to continental
Well designed membrane soft shell jacket using Polartec® Power Shield® which is extremely windproof, highly
Absolutely brilliant update of DMM's already ultralightweight wiregate Prowire quickdraw. Perfect for shaving
Excellent, roomy, easy-access chalk bag with a wide mouth opening for easy dipping, smooth toggle closure, soft
Even lighter than DMM's incredible Prowire is their Spectre2 wiregate, which is the very much the same
A superb ultra lightweight breathable waterproof alpine jacket. This is the jacket to keep in the bottom of
Special offer on this top quality, large, comfortable to carry ropebag.
Here is a selection of the latest new books, maps and DVDs to come into stock.
This excellent definitive guide covers all of the climbing along the North Wales A55 coastal corridor - from
A detailed history of the sport of fell running and stories of some of the great exponents of the sport through
The huge area around Lake Garda, just south of the Brenta Dolomites, is a mecca for climbing but there are also
Sun, sea, rock - the climber's dream, particularly if they own a yacht! What better way to spend a holiday than
Photographing the Lake District is a comprehensive photographic-location guidebook to the most beautiful places
The climbing on Menorca is limited compared to that on nearby Mallorca, limited in both quantity and height,
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
The Rock Climber's Training Manual updates and expands on the renowned "Rock Prodigy" training method that has
This guidebook covers some of the lesser well-known sandstone bouldering areas in France that will appeal to
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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