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no-image 28th May 2015 Top Gear #12 DMM Porter 45 Rucksack

My ideal cragging rucksack is robust, spacious, great value for money and simple.  So simple infact, that I really just want a big tube with shoulder straps!  I also need it to be reasonably comfy to carry and ideally, once I arrive at the...

no-image 26th May 2015 The Peak Mountaineering Month - April 2015

April has been, mostly at least, a peachy weather month.  We usually turn a corner with our course types as the days lengthen and temperatures rise and this year was no exception.  Suddenly everyone starts getting inspired for gritstone and...

no-image 25th May 2015 Good Business Is Good For Business....

  The outdoor industry is saturated with activity providers.  We think we've been around the block a while but almost every visit to the usual outdoor venue hotspots and we see vans with logos we've never seen before or we read of a new...

no-image 1st May 2015 Nepal's Tears

I went to my opticians for a routine eye test today and was greeted by a member of staff I hadn’t met before.  She was probably around 30 years of age and small in stature.  Her skin was dark and her brown hair long and simply, yet...