/ GEAR ARTICLE: Berry's Low Down On USA Gear From Salt Palace
Sheffield's Si Berry of Beta Climbing Designs visits the Salt Lake City Outdoor Retailer Show and takes an in depth look at what's hot in climbing gear for 2011 - with a slight American bias!
Including the classic quotes: "Given half the chance climbing gear could be as good as sex!" and another: "Overwhelmed by his gamut of ideas, I nearly had another gear freak seizure."
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/gear/news.php?id=3468
There's a few mistakes in the five ten section. The quantum has a mystique sole and rand, whereas the arrowhead has a mystique rand and onyxx sole. Also, scarpa have been doing downturned womens specific boots for years!
Will check on that. It was fact checked.
a weakened pound should boost British exports (though it may discourage transatlantic trade the other way).
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