Gear News & Reviews

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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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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Ski Touring Equipment Advice

The ski touring market has been developing really quickly in the last few years, putting all sorts of new types of skis, boots, and bindings on the market. This gives us a very confusing choice and I am going to try and give some direction on which type of equipment is best for back country skiing.
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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!
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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 and also had the chance to test a number of great pieces.
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The Brunton Hydrogen Reactor

The Brunton Hydrogen Reactor is a portable fuel cell power generator, combining hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity on-the-move and under any condition.
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Tierra Roc Blanc Jacket Review by Adrian Nelhams

I’ve worn the Tierra Roc Blanc Jacket for about 10 weeks this winter, icefall climbing in both the European Alps & the Canadian Rockies – which equates to over 50 days climbing ice & mixed routes.
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