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Topo guide to 29 good looking bolted limestone ccrags on the Italian/Slovenian/Croatian border area of the
The 130-lumen Black Diamond Spot Headlamp is a great light to have in your rucksack when you want one headtorch
The Pure Screw is a standard sized karabiner with a standard screw locking gate. It's advantage over many
Very lightweight HMS karabiner with Edelrid's innovative slider automatic locking mechanism. This ensures that
Multipitch trad limestone climbing in North-East Spain, west of Barcelona and just north of Lleida and
A twin axle, single stem camming device to rival BD's Camalot. The cams use a single stem with hot forged cams
A comprehensive guide to Yosemite's big wall routes with details for over 300 different climbs. Includes
A technical all-around shoe that has an asymmetrical toe profile with a low top-of-foot volume. A good
Autobiography of Martin Boysen, who started climbing on the sandstone outcrops of Sussex over 55 years
Good lightweight screwgate krab ideal for setting up belays. It has a keylock nose and a very strong
Ultra-light screw with aluminium tube and steel teeth - ideal for mountaineering and ski-touring. Easy to start
Lightweight pear-shaped locking karabiner with a "Magnetron" magnetic gate. Magnetron Technology uses a steel
A single axle version of DMM's Dragon cam combining the tried and trusted 13.75°, single axle head unit of 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.
HMS type pear-shaped forged karabiner with innovative twin gate (Straight Gate+Straight Gate) which effectively
Offset D forged karabiner with innovative twin gate (Bent Gate+Wire Gate) which effectively gives you a near
Superbly cut and well made climbing trousers constructed from durable Metropolis Action Twill™ material with
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
Climb like Swiss speed-climber Ueli Steck (well look like him anyway!) in this ice and rock-climbing waterproof
Extra good deals on really great kit!!
Below are a selection of our current bargains: please click for the full list of Special Offers!!
Methylated Spirit stove with two pans , a frying pan and a kettle that stows inside the stove. With a non-stick
A really good down jacket for lightweight alpine style ascents. The Pertex Quantum® Endurance outer provides
A lightweight and dexterous softshell glove, one of the lighter softshell gloves. Suited to continental
Very lightweight small-packing dress in a soft polyester/spandex blend that gives you full coverage with a
The Alpine Houdini is featherweight, emergency storm protection for light-and-fast alpine endeavours. Clip it
Super hot rock-friendly trousers (particularly in this light colour) in a lightweight stretch-woven nylon, with
Five Ten's most comfortable rock shoe at an amazing price - while stocks last! The Hueco combines luxurious
A robust general walking axe with a hardened steel cataphoresis-induced blackened head (basically an
Organic cotton/spandex capri-length tights that move with you through stretches, workouts or climbs.
Highly breathable winter mountain pants constructed from exceptionally weather resistant Polartec® Power
The Freerider is one of 5.10s most popular bike shoes as it can be used for everything from BMX to trail riding
A waterproof and highly breathable jacket designed for mountain use - a simple, uncluttered design with a
Patagonia's lightest-weight, alpine soft-shell hoody is made of a stretch-woven polyester that moves moisture,
A small version (35 Litres) of the Pursuit. A great cragging, winter climbing and alpine sack for those who can
Here is a selection of the latest new books, maps and DVDs to come into stock.
A big new book to the magnificent Dolomites in northern Italy due to be published late Summer/Autumn 2014. This
Biography of Alex MacIntyre who, although only twenty-eight years old, was already one of the leading
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 guide to the fantastic sport climbing in and around the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range in north-west
Amazing crack and corner climbs on a vast dolerite seacliff in the far north of Ireland, quite near the Giant's
Over the course of two years a number of British Mountain Guides have been involved in writing climbing
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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