/ WINNERS: Win Brunton Spotting Scopes: For Onsighting and Hill Walking

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UKC Articles - on 22 Oct 2012
Dan Bailey using the Brunton Echo Spotting Scope on the Cuillin Ridge, Skye, Scotland., 3 kb


Yes you can use binoculars or a scope to check out the holds in IFSC Lead competitions. Tim Muller, Eli Lassman, Sam Gordon, Zofia Lisowski, and Daniel Cottingham, all win Brunton Spotting Scopes.

Thank you to everyone who entered.







In IFSC Lead competitions, are competitors be allowed to use a monocular to check out the holds on a competition route? Graeme Alderson, an IFSC judge, knows the answer and if you do, you could win a Brunton Spotting Scope...we have 5 to give away.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=4970
NickD - on 23 Oct 2012
Oh man I'd love one of these but I just rolled my eyes so hard at the "ethical implications" that I am now blind :-(

Incidentally, the RSPB sell pocket-sized binoculars that are more powerful for roughly the same price. Buying through them supports the work of one of Britain's best, and most climbing-relevant, charities.
winhill - on 23 Oct 2012
In reply to NickD:
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> Incidentally, the RSPB sell pocket-sized binoculars that are more powerful for roughly the same price. Buying through them supports the work of one of Britain's best, and most climbing-relevant, charities.

Or not?

http://shopping.rspb.org.uk/binoculars-scopes/all-binoculars-and-scopes.html?dir=asc&order=price
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NickD - on 23 Oct 2012
In reply to winhill: Or not what? I meant the Viking 10x25 or 8x21 binoculars.

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