Will Harris tests out the latest version of Petzl’s versatile technical mountaineering axes.
With the Grigri+, Petzl have fine-tuned their perennially-popular assisted- braking belay device, making it even easier to use for less experienced climbers.
Paul Smith tests out the latest lightweight helmet from Grivel
Trek & Mountain has just returned from the massive Outdoor show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, where the outdoor industry shows off its upcoming ranges for spring/summer 2015
Kathryn James tries out Black Diamond’s lightest-ever helmet
There’s been a steady stream of lightweight alternatives to full crampons over the last few years, and if something like the Yaktrax Walk sits at the most basic end of the spectrum, then these Hillsound Trail Crampons err towards the more sophisticated end.
Ross Worthington tries out a tough, no-nonsence backpack ideal for climbing and scrambling…