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Emergency shelters

21st January 2018 | 0 comments

An emergency shelter is exactly that, designed to be used only when dire straits dictate that safety from the elements has to be sought, perhaps when your partner is injured or extremes of weather make movement impossible.

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Deuter

18th December 2017 | 0 comments

From postbags to mountain peaks, Deuter has been creating bags for over 100 years. A market leader in Hiking, Mountaineering, Travel, and Bike packs, Deuter has redefined the rucksack market with its back-system technologies and use of quality materials.

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Scarpa

18th December 2017 | 0 comments

SCARPA, literally the Italian for ‘shoe’. Footwear innovation and tradition share equally deep roots at Scarpa, which today remains a family-owned company with its headquarters and performance footwear manufacturing facilities in the same regions of northern Italy where it all started in 1938.

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Building a snow bollard

12th December 2017 | 0 comments

Glenmore Lodge Head of Mountaineering Jon Jones demonstrates how to create a snow bollard as a belay or abseil point, taking into account a variety of different snow conditions.

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Gully climbing

12th December 2017 | 0 comments

The ascent of a gully will often be the first introduction to snow climbing for many mountaineers. By their very nature, gullies tend to take lines provided by natural breaks and seams in the cliffs, and these can often be at a reasonably easy angle. As such, many gullies are in the lower grades of climbing difficulty, and provide an excellent way for novices to start to learn about snow-craft, winter ropework and climbing skills…