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A guide to off piste skiing and ski mountaineering in the Chamonix/Mont Blanc area - the guide covers the
A single axle version of DMM's Dragon cam combining the tried and trusted 13.75°, single axle head unit of the
Highly technical, yet lightweight eyewear giving optimum performance while moving fast in the extreme
Occasional magazine aimed at beginners with lots of wow factor photos and some useful articles. Will not be of
Good lightweight screwgate krab ideal for setting up belays. It has a keylock nose and a very strong
Absolutely brilliant update of DMM's already ultralightweight wiregate Prowire quickdraw. Perfect for shaving
Marvels of miniaturisation! These camming devices are the lightest and smallest on the market and are packed
Mountaineering in the Écrins Massif is a guide to the Écrins’ most beautiful summits through a selection of the
Fully integrated harness and climbing trousers - the Mammut Realization Pants are simply one of the best bits
Dumbarton Rock, or 'Dumby' as it is known to locals, is Scotland's prime urban bouldering venue. This is the
Even lighter than DMM's incredible Prowire is their Spectre2 wiregate, which is the very much the same
The biggest area of boulders in the world lies at Hampi in India - imagine Brimham Rocks on steroids with
A verycompact rip stop via feratta system using self opening karabiners.
Self locking and therefore very safe belay device, but only for use with single ropes. It is more compact and
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.
Great value Category 3 mountaineering glasses available in a Standard size and also a Medium which is suitable
A good standard UK cragging rope for those of you who want something a little more substantial. Edge tested. It
A stretchy running skirt with a comfortable flat waistband and made of a breathable recycled polyester/spandex
Very lightweight small-packing dress in a soft polyester/spandex blend that gives you full coverage with a
The World's lightest Gore-tex® boot offering a reinforced toe box that protects the foot from unexpected
Smart belt with a "climbing style" slide lock buckle. This looks a pretty cool bit of kit for holding your
Excellent, fully waterproof and highly breathable shell jacket for climbers and walkers. Lightweight and
Lightweight organic cotton stripy top. The Crag Top has a classic design and is the perfect weight for summer
The Jaws 10 is the world’s most weather resistant ultra distance trail running pack.
Trousers cut specifically for climbing and which due to their high spandex content and a special gusset crotch,
Top end technical approach shoe designed for the walk-in to a route and then the climb as well. A new
Extra good deals on really great kit!!
Below are a selection of our current bargains: please click for the full list of Special Offers!!
Durable, warm Epic® mountain salopettes at a great price. Although made of a waterproof fabric, the seams are
Narrow dyneema slings in 11mm tape from DMM. These are much lighter than standard nylon slings, and quite a bit
The Black Ice is small enough and light enough for a crag sack and yet large enough and extendable enough to
Covers climbing and bouldering by a host of well known names in a host of well known venues in Finland,
Lightweight cotton trousers with a comfortable road elastic waistband designed for climbers. A lovely soft
A lightweight, narrow baffled, down filled vest that uses approximately 90g of 750 fill European goose down
Heavy duty and warm technical pant with an alpine fit combining several fabrics in different areas giving
Excellent Scottish winter type climbing glove, warm enough for the Ben on a bad day but not too warm for the
Climbing trousers made from a lightweight stretchy nylon/spandex blend that has Deluge® DWR (durable water
The largest POD sack, specifically designed for the trekking and expedition market, an area that tests
Patgonia's lightest polyester stretch-woven alpine climbing pants, the Simple Guide Pants offer a technical fit
Essentially a hiking shoe on a trail running last, designed for multiple days on the trail/fast and light
A very small packing single burner stove with an igniter that has large pot supports when they are folded out.
Similar to the Ropeman MkI, but with a stainless steel cam to reduce wear. Ultralight, tiny, spring loaded
Here is a selection of the latest new books, maps and DVDs to come into stock.
The definitive rock climbing guide to Scafell and Wasdale in the western Lake District. Includes the
A film by Chuck Fryberger. This first instalment of The Exposure Series follows professional climbers Dave
A collected biography of Pete Livesey with contributions from: Geoff Birtles, Martin Berzins, John
Romania is one of the most developed sport climbing destinations in the Balkans and it certainly looks to be an
A useful selected rock climbing guidebook for any climber travelling in Southern California, having been rained
Very selected guide to icefall climbs in the Canadian Rockies. Beautifully presented, almost a mini coffee
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
This guidebook covers 66 varied via ferratas in the French Alps. With some of the most beautiful scenery in the
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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