This is an extremely useful knot, and it is used throughout all areas of mountaineering. Its simplicity of tying, allied with its ease of adjustment, make it ideal to secure yourself to an anchor system. It can also be tied with one hand, a useful property when needing to arrange an anchor whilst holding on to the rock or an ice axe for security…
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.
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.
Snowcard has been insuring mountain sports adventure holidays since 1990 and as one of the UK’s longest running specialists in activity holiday travel insurance, Snowcard is regarded as one of the leading choices for insurance in the mountain sports community.
Scarpa Ribelle Mountain Tech OD review
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European Outdoor Conservation Association: ‘Making a difference’
In the summer of 2006, a small group of outdoor companies got together with the aim of raising money to put back into the Great Outdoors. They wanted to find a way of funding practical, on-the-ground conservation projects…
This is an essential knot, and it can be tied in a number of ways. It is the main method that many people use when tying on to a harness, and when tied slightly differently it is a quick and effective method of tying on to anchors…
St Curig’s Church, Capel Curig
St Curig’s Church is a quirky and wonderful self-catering property in the heart of Snowdonia. A great place to stay for a training or teambuilding weekend, a first aid course or an outdoorsy stag or hen do. It’s probably true to say that there’s nowhere else quite like this in Snowdonia. Ancient and modern stylishly combine in this beautiful home set within a 19th century church in the village of Capel Curig.
Petzl designs and manufactures tough, reliable products with maximum versatility for all vertical terrain: climbing, mountaineering, ice climbing, etc. By being at the heart of these activities, Petzl have accumulated a wide range of experience that today directly benefits the entire line of Petzl products.