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DMM's new revamped 4CUs are now even lighter than they used to be and are great for climbers who prefer a
Detailed 1:25,000 scale map of the northern Lake District for walking, cycling, scrambling and climbing.
Special Offer! Set of Rocks 1-10 plus a karabiner for the same price as a 1-8
4 litre bumbag with one big compartment accessible by two side zips, two elasticated mesh pockets and a 500ml
Classy super lightweight large HMS with a very smooth running thimble and keylock nose.
A lightweight aluminium compact folding Z-pole that is adjustable in length and provides a good compromise
AR = All Around. An extremely versatile adjustable leg harness that excels for sport, trad, alpine, mixed or
Fully integrated harness and climbing trousers - the Mammut Realization Pants are simply one of the best bits
The Superdry 8.3mm Mammut Meteor is an an excellent choice for Scottish Winter and alpine climbing as well as
Excellent value, HMS locking karabiner with massive internal rope radiuses that are kind to ropes. Weight 85g.
A trail/fell running shoe for the toughest of mountain conditions. It is built to be fast with a lightweight
Probably the most significant guidebook to Scottish hillwalking in recent times, this handsomely illustrated
Radical overhaul of the Friend giving a lighter weight cam that stays true to the original Friend design
Good lightweight screwgate krab ideal for setting up belays. It has a keylock nose and a very strong
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.
A good 4 litre bumbag for runners, walkers and bikers alike.
Classy super lightweight large offset D locking karabiner with a very smooth running thimble and keylock nose.
Classy super lightweight small HMS with a very smooth running thimble and keylock nose.
The Live Simply® Burros Y Tablas Cotton/Poly T-Shirt features original artwork by Frank Ozmun.
A smaller version (compared with the previous model) of the racking harness karabiner for gear organisation
A classic lined gilet with a Pertex outer and 'Teclite' micro-pile lining - an excellent extra core layer to be
Named after Mars the warrior planet, this is a light but effective crash pad. The Warrior measures 130m x 100cm
Slimmed down simple single compartment walking pack with adjustable chest strap and removable webbing hipbelt.
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 70 litre alpine climbing pack (that would also make a good trekking pack) designed for the harshest of
Designed for long distance ultra mountain races. Lightweight and exceptionally fast drying, these shorts are
Patagonia's best-selling Nano Puff™ Jacket and iconic R2™ fleece are combined in a hybrid mid layer jacket that
Designed to be the most dextrous Rab mitt to date. Wide opening for easy donning. Leash with a simple loop lock
Perfect for wearing under a shell glove or for aerobic activities, such as running or that long walk in.
Ideal for extreme alpine and winter use, or just for hanging around at base camp or Malham Cove on those cold
Soft everyday crew socks in a comfortable organic cotton/nylon blend with excellent stretch.
A classic stiff soled design in a modern style of shoe offering high edging performance for those doing
Lightweight shelter designed for groups of 2–3 people.
A women's version of the Camp 4, a rugged multi-purpose/approach shoe with an external moulded PU heel cage for
A tough 16 litre day pack, equally at home on a Ben or a bus!
The SilShelter is a shaped tarp designed to be pitched with a single trekking pole and six pegs and makes an
Narrow dyneema slings in 11mm tape from DMM. These are much lighter than standard nylon slings, and quite a bit
Here is a selection of the latest new books, maps and DVDs to come into stock.
A new version of the top selling Lake District Rock selected rock climbing guide, covering the best that
'Redemption: The James Pearson Story' tells the controversial story of one of the World's best trad climbers,
The full story of the dawning of mountaineering in Scotland, covering the time leading up to World War I.
A tremendous guide to the classic limestone crags in the northern area of the Peak District. This definitive
Patagonia’s Cerro Torre, considered by many the most beautiful peak in the world, draws the finest and most
This map shows the whole island at 1:25,000 scale, the eastern half on one side of the sheet and the western
Lake District Climbs and Scrambles combines the best scrambles and easy climbs in the Lake District with great
This super little pocket guidebook, highly detailed and superbly illustrated, covers 60 varied routes
Selected Climbs: Mont Blanc & the Aiguilles Rouges presents 60 of the best rock climbs in the Mont Blanc
340 river runs and playspots on over 250 rivers in England. Well illustrated with good maps and some colour
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
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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