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no-image 29th Jun 2012 Are helmets worth their weight.....in plastic?

The BMC recently launched their campaign to encourage more people to wear helmets when climbing and inevitably the pros and cons of wearing helmets often gets discussed on our climbing courses.  What has always attracted me to climbing is the...

no-image 27th Jun 2012 The Exped Mountain Pro

A review of Exped's Mountain Pro Rucksacks   This pocket would be better there, that buckle is hard to use and that strap’s too short……quality manufacturers realise the value of real world equipment testing because every outdoor person...

no-image 17th Jun 2012 Petzl Nao Headtorch Review .......

We've been lucky enough to be asked to test one of Petzl's revolutionary new reactive lighting headtorches prior to the UK launch date. Our initial verdict is.....it really is as good as this video shows!  

no-image 13th Jun 2012 Considerate Mountain Biking

I wrote this article a little while ago but given recent debates on mountain bike access it seemed relevant at the moment. It's important to note that the information relates to England and Wales - in Scotland things are different and it's...