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Julbo Sunglasses: Monterosa 2, Montebianco 2 and Shield M

Rob Greenwood looks at three pairs of sunglasses from Julbo, each coming with various lens options, and attempts to answer the key question of how an expensive pair of shades beats a budget alternative.


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Julbo Women's Spark Sunglasses

A durable pair of shades with the option of a photochromic lens that ranges from cat 1 to cat 3 in response to light levels, the Spark is well suited to all uses outside of the high mountains. They look great, too, reckons Penny Orr.

Julbo Shield Sunglasses

With a photochromic lens that adapts to light levels, the top-end version of Julbo's Shield is a pair of sunglasses that you can wear anywhere from high altitude peaks to the hills of home. Rob Greenwood has been living in his for several months, and like John...

Friction Labs Secret Stuff & Secret Stuff AF

Team Sky built their cycling success around making marginal gains, and Friction Labs Secret Stuff liquid chalk does much the same for the climber, reckons Rob Greenwood.

Rob Greenwood's Bouldering 'Essentials'

Some say that bouldering, due to its elegant simplicity, is the purest form of climbing. Maybe that was once the...

Crack Gloves from OR and Ocun

Crack gloves aren't just for softies and North Americans, says Toby Archer, they're great for gritstone too - particularly in the...

Pongoose Climber 700 3-in-1 Clipstick

The clipstick has become a standard piece of equipment in the sport climber's rack, but the Pongoose Climber 700 offers...

An Introduction to Vegan Climbing Equipment

As a vegan, taking on a new sport/discipline requires research. With the help of the Veggie Guide team, we have put...


Latest News

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8BPLUS | New Chalk Bags & Recycled Brush

2021 marks the 10th birthday of 8BPLUS. Known for their range of distinctive chalk bags and buckets, they have also have a great line of chalk products, brushes and other accessories. 

Berghaus products find a second life with Rehaused by Dirtbags

Berghaus has teamed up with Cumbrian climbing company Dirtbags to launch a new product range made out of repurposed materials. Rehaused by Dirtbags is a collaboration that takes Berghaus products that have reached the end...

Beal TRACT UP is a compact micro rope clamp

The Beal TRACT UP is a compact micro rope clamp.

Beal ROLL GRIP & PURE GRIP

Beal ROLL GRIP is liquid chalk in a roll-on 50ml bottle. It's refillable using Beal PURE GRIP which comes in 250ml.

KletterRetter Hand Cream and Chalk

KletterRetter are a German brand whose reputation is built on their excellent hand cream. For spring 2020 their range of...

EyeSend Adjustable-View Belay Glasses

EyeSend glasses are the first adjustable belay glasses on the market. You can change your view using the optics in the...

Project Brush

The Project Brush Stick has been significantly improved for 2019 with the addition of the new Evo pole, which has been developed to prevent...


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