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REVIEW:   Rob Greenwood's Bouldering 'Essentials'

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 case, but it certainly isn't now, with a plethora of products available that make a trad climber's rack look straightforward.

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REVIEW: Crack Gloves from OR and Ocun

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 colder months. He checks out two models currently available in the UK.

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 something a bit different, with the ability to clip bolts, clip ropes, and even remove quickdraws. So how does it fare in practice?

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 together a simple guide to vegan climbing products.

Beta Project Brush Stick

Beta Climbing Designs have long been known for by sport climbers for their famous clipstick; now the Project Brush Stick marks their...

Christmas Gift Guide: Goodies for £40 and Under

Christmas is nearly here, and as usual we've left present buying til the last minute. From seasonal staples...

Climbskin Hand Cream

This climber's hand care product is "effective, super practical and quickly absorbed" reckons Ellie Fuller. Downsides? Well, there's the...

Julbo Monte Rosa and Monte Bianco Sunglasses

Becky Coles and Simon Verspeak take these top-of-the-range men's and women's sunglasses from the UK, to the Alps, to...

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PRODUCT NEWS: Troll Chalk Bags & Boulder Buckets - Made in Yorkshire

Troll Chalk Bags & Boulder Buckets - Made in Yorkshire

When we set about designing a new range of chalk bags and buckets, we simply wanted to make the very best products we could. We also wanted to make them in our factory in Skipton, North Yorkshire, in small batches using durable materials. The resu...

Beta Stick Evo

The BetaStick Evo is the culmination of 15 years' experience, research and design in remote clipping devices. It has evolved to give all the functionality of the original BetaStick but significantly enhanced with improved features & function. The original BetaStick was...

Black Diamond Hot Forge Heated Chalk Bag

The ultimate for cold cragging days or for climbers who suffer from cold hands, the Hot Forge Heated Chalk Bag's innovative 3-level heating system lets you dial in the exact level of warmth for any condition.

KletterRetter Hand Cream, Chalk & Finger Tape

KletterRetter are a German company who are best known for their hand cream. They also have an excellent...

Organic Accessories Update

Last year Organic rolled out their range of accessories, including their premium Chalk Bag, Lunch Bag Chalk Bucket, Artist's...

Friction Labs Secret Stuff and Magic Balls

Designed to help you consistently climb at your limit, FrictionLabs chalk is made for climbers, by climbers.

Pongoose Climber 700 - 3-in-1 Clipstick

Pongoose is a new climbing brand based in the UK; a grass roots business with innovative products made by climbers...

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