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no-image 31st Oct 2016 The best climber is the one having the most fun.....

I've never been the best climber in the world and never will be - or maybe I have? It depends on your perspective.  Climbing is many different things to different people and is generally such a personal experience, so who is to say one person...

no-image 17th Oct 2016 Hanwag Ferrata Combi GTX Boots Review....

Hanwag is a footwear brand I have been aware of for a long time and yet, despite hearing excellent things about their quality and design, I have never used any of their products.  I guess, with footwear in particular, it is easy to get in a...

no-image 10th Oct 2016 Aku Mio GTX Shoe Review

Like many outdoor folk, approach shoes are my day to day footwear choice and yet, until a decade or so ago, I’d never even heard the term.  We used to walk up to climbs and do pretty much everything else in trainers and, although it never...

no-image 7th Oct 2016 Mountain Safety Tips

  This summer has seen many mountain rescue team call outs at higher than ever levels.  This suggests, on one hand, that we have a lot of people enjoying our hill and mountain areas (which is brilliant) but also calls into question how well...