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A very small and light bluetooth smart compatible heart rate monitor that measures your heart rate with great
Good lightweight screwgate krab ideal for setting up belays. It has a keylock nose and a very strong
The New Zealand Alpine Team version of the Pursuit 40 is even lighter than the Aztec model as it is made out of
This battery pack holds three LR3 or AAA batteries and provides a back-up solution in situations where the
Also known as Real Rock Tour 9, Yosemite's rock climbing revolution - the greatest untold story of American
Radical overhaul of the Friend giving a lighter weight cam that stays true to the original Friend design
The Superdry 8.3mm Mammut Meteor is an an excellent choice for Scottish Winter and alpine climbing as well as
A guidebook to a selection of what are considered to be the best rock climbing locations in Greece, excluding
Super phototopo guide to sport climbs at Antalya on the Turkish Mediterranean coast. Much steep limestone,
Even lighter than DMM's incredible Prowire is their Spectre2 wiregate, which is the very much the same
The Fragile Flake Cam Hook is an extra wide cam hook which exerts less leverage against the rock and is thus
A guidebook covering the wealth of sport climbing in and around Athens. The guide covers 33 different crags all
One of the lightest and thinnest ropes on the market to pass its UIAA single rope test. Non Dry, 50m, 60m, 70m
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.
Small HMS type forged karabiner with innovative twin gate (Straight Gate + Wire Gate) which effectively gives
Blended woollen four season hat in various colour options. A low profile ensures under-helmet fit and a micro
Climbing rope bracelet made from a rope sheath with a cunning magnetic catch.
Designed for steep ice pillars and overhanging dry-tooling routes alike, the Black Diamond Fuel ice tool is as
Built for high altitude and extremely cold conditions, the Chonos Ultra Down Jacket combines high quality goose
A versatile boxwall down jacket that's both light in weight and extremely functional. It features boxwall
techRock have improved the original Aliens by making them considerably lighter and narrowing the headwidth by
Jöttnar's flagship technical mountain shell, built for total protection and uncompromised performance.
Fully featured winter salopettes designed for extreme mountain conditions. Constructed from Polartec® Neoshell®
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 comfortable, easy-care short-sleeved shirt in an organic cotton/polyester plain weave.
Ultra light weight (140g/m2) looser fitting merino wool T-shirt that is great for rock climbing, running,
The Spitfire is a casual all-day shoe that's designed to handle everything from pavement and dirt, to
A single axle version of DMM's Dragon cam combining the tried and trusted 13.75°, single axle head unit of the
Very light weight (140g/m2) looser fitting merino wool T-shirt that is great for rock climbing, running, biking
Narrow dyneema slings in 11mm tape from DMM. These are much lighter than standard nylon slings, and quite a bit
A good complement to Rocks. Special offers on Wallnut Sets!!
Super lightweight and extremely breathable Pertex Quantum windshirt that you can carry in your pocket, bumbag
A lightweight but durable technical mountaineering boot suited to winter walking, scrambling, snow gullies, via
Perfect for wearing under a shell glove or for aerobic activities, such as running or that long walk in.
Designed as a very dexterous glove for anything from skiing and general mountaineering to hard ice/mixed
Windproof and water-resistant, the Nano Puff Jacket is made with warm, incredibly lightweight, highly
DMM's new revamped 4CUs are now even lighter than they used to be and are great for climbers who prefer a
Here is a selection of the latest new books, maps and DVDs to come into stock.
Lying on the southern fringe of the High Atlas is one of Morocco's premier climbing destinations - the
Trad and multi pitch climbing guide to Sardinia - an accompaniment to the separate volume from the same
This is the first fully dedicated bouldering guide to the whole of the North York Moors and its east coast. Its
A guide covering the premier limestone sport crags of the UK with the big four of Malham, Kilnsey, Gordale and
The Aladağlar is one of Turkey's most important and popular areas for rock climbing and mountaineering. This
A map showing all of the 214 ‘Wainwright Fells’ of the Lake District very clearly on a high quality
Neat little selected guide to Font containing 350 plus essential problems, from classic circuits to famous test
Sumptuous coffee table book in which well-known British mountain sports photographer Jon Griffith
The second in the Scottish Offpiste guidebook series, this colourful book focuses on the incredible mountains
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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