Topic - GEAR: New Products this week
| by - UKC Gear on - 17 Mar 2008
|Below is a summary of the Latest Product News added to UKClimbing's Gear section in the last week:|
|Petzl BUG - Backpack for single day multi-pitch climbing 14-Mar-08|
|The BUG was designed specifically for multipitch,long routes that are done in a single day. Its rounded rectangular shape maximizes volume and minimizes interference while in use. The volume of the BUG is ideal for carrying gear on the approach and when climbing (hydration system, guidebook/topo, clothing, shoes, etc). Everything has been designed for maximum comfort while climbing with the BUG on the back.
|Spot SPOT Satellite Messenger 13-Mar-08|
|SPOT - The Great New Handheld GPS Texting and Emergency 999 Device. Small, light, robust, waterproof and floats, with very long battery life (2 Lithium AAs). It sends your location and brief text meassages to emergency services, family and friends.
|Vertebrate Graphics Peak District Bouldering 12-Mar-08|
|Covering virtually every good problem in the Peak, every major grit crag and pretty much every minor crag.
A collaboration between in-house authors and experienced climber Rupert Davies, this guide contains
clear crag maps, gritstone science and images from many of the country’s best climbing photographers.
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