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The ‘Craghoppers Best Of Kendal World Film Tour’ hits London this month courtesy of Porters' Progress UK.
The ‘Craghoppers Best Of Kendal World Film Tour’ is coming to London this month with an evening of highlights from last year's event being shown at the RGS on 21 March, 2013 - check out the traller above for a bit of inspirational vim.
The event is being presented by the excellent Porters' Progress ... Continue reading
What happened to spring eh? One week later and we're basking in sub-zero temperatures and vicious wind chill...
What a difference a week makes eh? Seven days ago it was all blue skies, sunshine and a definite hint of spring warmth in the air. And now it's winter again. Well, that was the verdict of Harris, the world's most handsome Hungarian Vizla as he tried to burrow into my ... Continue reading
French building-climbing specialist Alain Robert is at the Ellis Brigham store in Deansgate this Thursday.
Alain ‘Spiderman’ Robert, the French climber who has scaled over 100 towers, monuments and skyscrapers without ropes or suction cups - ascents include the Eiffel Tower, the 980ft Aspire Tower in Qatar plus two arrests on the 60th floor of the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur - will be appearing ... Continue reading
A selection of streaming video for a slow Friday afternoon - from snowboarding Denali through to alley-cat bike racing...
Welcome to this week's collection of winding down for the weekend video clips. To start with, we were mildly inspired by a Steep Edge mail out promoting some of their less usual offerings.
This is the trailer for Line Of Sight, a feature about underground bicycle messenger racing worldwide. Inspiration for your ... Continue reading
Newly relaunched Nikwax Polar Proof claims to dramatically up the water resistance of fleece fabrics, we tried it.
Nikwax has just reformulated and relaunched Polar Proof, a wash-in treatment that's design to dramatically increase the water-resistance of fleece fabrics as well as increasing their resistance to pilling.
Why Proof Fleece?
So why would you want a water-resistant fleece? Well, there the one obvious scenario when you head out in a fleece ... Continue reading
New Black Diamond Revolt mixes rechargeable AAAs and alkaline capabilities for all-round capability.
The video above clearly illustrates the big selling point of Black Diamond's new for spring 2013 rechargeable Revolt headlamp - it can charge rechargeable NiMH AAA batteries via a USB port, but equally you can easily swap them for conventional alkaline batteries if needed.
Choose Rechargeable Or Alkaline
The big advantage of this ... Continue reading
Klemen Premrl and Tim Emmett climbing at Helmcken Fall, Canada. Bonkers stuff, mad place, great climbing...
I sort of stumbled over this when I was previewing Mountain Hardwear's autumn 2013 collection of kit. That was developed with Tim Emmett climbing on ice in Canada formed by the spray from a waterfall freezing on contact - it's called Helmcken Fall and it's quite mad. Just watch the ... Continue reading
It's back Jim, but not quite as we know it...
Readers of a certain age might just recognise the above, sort of... mentally remove the bright green laces and sole and photoshop the uppers into a shade of mid brown and it might just conjure up the omni-present lightweight walking boot espoused by thousands of tight-wad climbers back in the 90s.
Yep, ... Continue reading
The official trailer plus an exclusive clip from the forthcoming Cairngorms In Winter With Chris Townsend film by Terry Abraham.
Check out the trailer for the forthcoming Terry Abraham film, 'The Cairngorms In Winter with Chris Townsend'. If you've been following the project, you'll know it's been financed via the Kickstarter website and Terry has already made several trips to the Cairngorms to film footage with local outdoor writer Chris Townsend.
Terry ... Continue reading
... outdoor kids specialist brings in La Sportiva Stick It rockboots for the first time.
The Little Adventure Shop specialises in outdoor kit and clothing for kids and that includes a range of kit for junior climbers including these La Sportiva Stickit rock boots, which are available in the UK for the first time.
Not only do they look like proper rock boots and climb like them ... Continue reading
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