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Even lighter than DMM's incredible Prowire is their Spectre2 wiregate, which is the very much the same
Sublime sandstone bouldering under the flank of Liathach in the Torridons. And a delightful little guide book
Rope lanyard with sewn loops designed to clip into a belay and set up a top rope/lower off at the end of a
A compact but powerful headlamp with proximity lighting, lighting for travel (120 lumens, 50 metres), boost
This guidebook covers 66 varied via ferratas in the French Alps. With some of the most beautiful scenery in the
Keep on truckin' in a traditional American Trucker cap to go with the 5.10 climbing lifestyle. Three
A lightweight soft and stretchy variation on the windproof theme, though not as windproof as some. Matrix SWS
Good lightweight screwgate krab ideal for setting up belays. It has a keylock nose and a very strong
Handy lightweight very sharp climber's knife designed to be hung with a karabiner on the back of your harness
A twin axle, single stem camming device to rival BD's Camalot. The cams use a single stem with hot forged cams
A good complement to Rocks. Special offers on Wallnut Sets!!
Dumbarton Rock, or 'Dumby' as it is known to locals, is Scotland's prime urban bouldering venue. This is the
A compact but powerful headlamp with proximity lighting, lighting for travel (100 lumens, 45 metres), boost
Superbly produced and extremely classy American quarterly magazine devoted to alpine and greater ranges
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.
A lightweight twin compartment 70 litre backpacking rucksack with great load carrying comfort. Created for the
Lightweight climbing and trekking pant in stretchy, durable, lightweight, quick drying Matrix SWS fabric.
Lightweight trekking pole designed for four-season use and featuring Black Diamond's "Control Shock Technology"
Supremely comfortable compressive full leg protection for times when you are working hard in the mountains.
Shorts that will remain comfortable and prevent chafing at all times, whether on short runs or mountain
Pair of bails to convert Crampomatic crampons to Newmatic (ie Full Step Ins to Semi Step Ins). These will be of
A spare Lithium-Ion 1800 mAh rechargeable battery for the Tikka R+ and Tikka RXP headlamps which works at low
Extra good deals on really great kit!!
Below are a selection of our current bargains: please click for the full list of Special Offers!!
A lightweight 40 Litre rucksack designed for alpine climbing. Very functional as it comes, but can be stripped
The durable Adze Vest utilizes Polartec® Windbloc® stretch-woven fabric with a moisture-wicking fleece grid
As for the 25 plus kettle, but with a non-stick coating on the pans and frying pan. 3 to 4 person stove, in
One of the best "all-rounders" on the market. Lightweight steep ice and mixed tool - good for continental
The Dart is an excellent lightweight 11 point technical crampon for hard ice and Scottish mixed climbing.
The Lynx crampon, a much lighter replacement for the M10, is a similar crampon to Grivel's G14 with forged and
Durable, warm Epic® mountain salopettes at a great price. Although made of a waterproof fabric, the seams are
Apparently bouldering is "climbing's most mysterious discipline" according to the blurb on the back of the box
A stretchy organic cotton dress with flattering V-front detail. Perfect for post cragging, post swim lounging
Absolutely brilliant update of DMM's already ultralightweight wiregate Prowire quickdraw. Perfect for shaving
A lightweight ice axe for technical mountaineering with a clever sliding hand rest. This axe would be an
Excellent 12-point semi-rigid ice, snow and mixed crampon with simple no tools adjustment. This crampon is
A cozy fleece hoody with an Icelandic theme in the patterned hood and yoke. It has a three-panel hood which is
Here is a selection of the latest new books, maps and DVDs to come into stock.
Training for the New Alpinism is a manual that guides you in constructing a simple, progressive training
This guidebook details all the rock and winter climbing to be found on the beautiful and remote-feeling islands
A guide to off piste skiing and ski mountaineering in the Chamonix/Mont Blanc area - the guide covers the
Just what the OS should have produced years ago - a 1:50,000 map of the central Lake District covering from
This guidebook is a comprehensive manual to the best skiing and alpine climbing in the Lyngen Alps. It covers
The Maltese Islands are a fast developing sport climbing destination a short flying time away from most
The latest from Big UP Productions and Sender Films, showcasing action, humour, controversy, and inspiration in
A bilingual pamphlet/guide on best ecological practice when climbing in Snowdonia in winter.
A thoroughly comprehensive guide describing all the routes on the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses in the
New York City is best known for it yellow cabs, retail stores, and phenomenal skyline. It's a city full of
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.
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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