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Reports and Articles

Read the latest news, articles, equipment reviews and expedition reports from ISM.

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 the World Nomad Games in Cholpon Ata
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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 ski boot performed, both ski touring and ice climbing.
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Summer Newsletter 2018

Our latest newsletter is out now. Please click the link to read all the latest information.
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Waterfall Ice Safety Leaflet

ISM has produced a 'Waterfall Ice' safety leaflet, which we hope highlights potential hazards and help with decision making when chosing an ice route to climb this winter.
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Wild Horses

The first ascent of an ice climb in the Canadian Rockies
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Ice Screws and Accessories

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

A look at Petzl's climbing and mountaineering crampons.
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Ice Axes

Some thoughts on the Petzl range of Ice axes
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Alpine Icefall Climbing

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

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