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They're back - but maybe only for gurls this time! Super snazzy skin hugging lycra tights that will certainly
As Wolfgang Gullich said, "getting strong is easy, getting strong without getting injured is hard". Sooner or
This super little pocket guidebook, highly detailed and superbly illustrated, covers 60 varied routes
Excellent value, HMS locking karabiner with massive internal rope radiuses that are kind to ropes. Weight 85g.
A super lightweight, sticky, and aggressively studded running shoe created for fell running competitions.
Built for bike commuters and perfectly sized for a day’s worth of kit, this best-selling courier bag holds most
Lake District Climbs and Scrambles combines the best scrambles and easy climbs in the Lake District with great
Flattering fitted cross-strap vest with built in bra and (removable) nipple hiding pads. The straps are wide
340 river runs and playspots on over 250 rivers in England. Well illustrated with good maps and some colour
A most unusual crag sack that allows instant access to its contents via the zippered back panel and the
DMM's new revamped 4CUs are now even lighter than they used to be and are great for climbers who prefer a
A good complement to Rocks. Special offers on Wallnut Sets!!
An excellent fitting approach shoe with a ballistic mesh upper and a Vibram® sole with a climbing edge. It
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
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
Here is a selection of the latest new products to come into stock.
Extremely tough but lightweight sack for alpine, trekking and Himalayan use. Will carry up to about 25Kg in
A hardwearing, heavy duty kitbag, designed to keep your gear safe and withstand the rigors of an expedition.
Comfortable durable climbing trousers!
An excellent fitting approach shoe with a microfibre/leather upper and a supersticky Vibram® Megagrip sole with
All around awesome trousers - for climbing, hiking and everyday life.
Radical overhaul of the Friend giving a lighter weight cam that stays true to the original Friend design
A women’s specific lightweight 32 lire rucksack that does not compromise on comfort. Featuring an innovative
Extra good deals on really great kit!!
Below are a selection of our current bargains: please click for the full list of Special Offers!!
The Freerider VXi is an all-mountain biking shoe featuring Stealth® rubber but with a flat surface in the pedal
Brilliant mid-weight fleece - perfect for climbing, mountaineering and cold weather fell walking. The R1 Hoody
A men's light weight short sleeved polyester zip top first layer for running and biking. A two way stretch
Superb world-renowned light-weight fell running shoe with rubber studded sole. The perfect all round shoe for
A two layer waterproof jacket that protects, moves and breathes with a shell that uses a supple polyester
A very versatile jacket that combines wind proofing and temperature regulation in one quick drying
The SilShelter is a shaped tarp designed to be pitched with a single trekking pole and six pegs and makes an
A casual quilted nylon canvas vest insulated with traceable down (third-party-verified, non-live-plucked,
Even lighter than DMM's incredible Prowire is their Spectre2 wiregate, which is the very much the same
This Velcro rock shoe is perfect for the climber starting out at their local wall or crag and buying their
Moon's best selling climbing trousers. A loose fitting, mid weight climbing pant made from 180grms poly/cotton
A women's light weight short sleeved polyester zip top first layer for running and biking. A two way stretch
Ultra light weight (140g/m2) looser fitting merino wool T-shirt that is great for rock climbing, running,
eVent® waterproof ice climbing gauntlet with PrimaLoft® insulation and high grip Pittards leather palm areas. A
Here is a selection of the latest new books, maps and DVDs to come into stock.
This map shows the whole island at 1:25,000 scale, the eastern half on one side of the sheet and the western
Probably the most significant guidebook to Scottish hillwalking in recent times, this handsomely illustrated
Selected Climbs: Mont Blanc & the Aiguilles Rouges presents 60 of the best rock climbs in the Mont Blanc
Detailed 1:25,000 scale map of the northern Lake District for walking, cycling, scrambling and climbing.
If you want to leave the confines of the piste, and explore the mountains and valleys beyond, then this is the
On 14 June 1990, at Raven Tor in the Derbyshire Peak District, twenty-four-year-old Ben Moon squeezed
Churnet Bouldering is a comprehensive guide to the magical sandstone bouldering in the Lower Churnet Valley.
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 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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