/ NEW ARTICLE: How to get Free Kit, by Andy Kirkpatrick

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Andy Kirkpatrick, gear reviewer extraordinaire shares his wisdom on the how and why of getting free climbing gear:

"A young climber came up and asked if I could give him some advice. He told me he was planning on soloing the Eiger, and wanted to know if I had any ideas about getting some sponsorship for the climb. All I could say was “Well if you're going to solo the Eiger what gear would you need?” ...it was obviously some ploy to prise some gear out of a climbing company, and no doubt he'd die...."

Read More: http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=846
Morgan Woods - on 25 Mar 2008
In reply to Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC:

interesting article....by the way Andy i'm interested in soloing the Eiger what gear do i need :0
Mutl3y - on 25 Mar 2008
I wonder how much free gear Andy got for writing this lol
Dominion - on 25 Mar 2008
In reply to Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC:

Did you deliberately let

A FEW THINGS TO BARE IN MIND WHEN APPROACHING COMPANIES

get past you?

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