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Which Boots do I need?

Boot and footwear choice represents perhaps the single most important decision of all when considering your mountaineering equipment.

5th February 2020
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What to take Icefall climbing

Adrian Nelhams talks to you about what's in his rucksack when he goes icefall climbing

16th November 2018
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Snow Shovels - advice and recommendations

Snow shovels have many uses in the mountains, such as making shelters, analysing the snow pack by digging a snow…

14th November 2018
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Using 'Avalanche Probes' and advice for buying

Probes are really useful for the back-country skier, as they can be used for probing the layers in the snow…

12th November 2018
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Review of the Barryvox S Transceiver.

For over a decade the Mammut Pulse has been the top transceiver on the market. Mammut have now introduced its…

8th November 2018
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Arc’teryx Procline Lite Ski Boot Review.

Arc’teryx aren’t very well known for their ski boots, so I was very interested to see how the Procline Lite…

11th June 2018
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Ice Screws and Accessories

A look at Ice Screws, Leashes, Clipper systems and V-Threaders

14th November 2017
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Crampons

A look at Petzl's climbing and mountaineering crampons.

13th November 2017
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Ice Axes

Some thoughts on the Petzl range of Ice axes

10th November 2017
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Ski Touring Equipment Advice

The ski touring market has been developing really quickly in the last few years, putting all sorts of new types…

26th January 2016
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Winter Ice Climbing Kit – Get ready for the Ice!

With winter fast approaching, now is a good time to check your kit!

10th November 2015
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Arc'teryx Psiphon AR Pant review

Our new partnership with Arc’teryx has meant that we’ve had a good look at the range of kit they offer…

2nd March 2015
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