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Summer Alpine 65

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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Barryvox S Eu Neutral Main

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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Kyrgyzstan 9738 Pano Resize

ISM Virgin Summits Expedition 2018 Trip Report

Areas visited - Bishkek, Western end of the At-Bashi Range in the Tien Shan, Tash Rabat, Son Kool Canyon and…

18th September 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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Summer Newsletter 2018

Our latest newsletter is out now. Please click the link to read all the latest information.

3rd June 2018
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Ice Leaflet Photo

Waterfall Ice Safety Leaflet

ISM has produced a 'Waterfall Ice' safety leaflet, which we hope highlights potential hazards and help with decision making when…

29th December 2017
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Amazing Panorama And Out Route

Wild Horses

The first ascent of an ice climb in the Canadian Rockies

22nd November 2017
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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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Ade Relly

Ice Axes

Some thoughts on the Petzl range of Ice axes

10th November 2017
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Ade Relly

Alpine Icefall Climbing

Icefall climbing - article on some classic venues in the Alps by Adrian Nelhams

9th November 2017
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The Wild Side

An article Adrian Nelhams wrote for Climb Magazine (July/August Issue 139)

25th September 2017
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