A friend recently noted that my rope has “soft spots” near the end of the rope which by implication means the integrity of the core may be affected.
The newest iteration of the new GRIGRI plus assisted braking belay device was recently released at the Outdoor Show in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini put the new Friends through their paces on the Gritstone crags of the Peak District.
An average climber’s take on La Sportiva’s “No Edge Technology” shoes.
The path of bringing a new product to market is rife with obstacles.
Black Diamond just issued a voluntary recall notice for Camalots, Ascenders and Via Ferratas.
The long term effects a poorly fitted climbing shoe can have on your feet.
At first glance you will see a soft slipper type shoe that is apparently designed primarily for smearing, however this shoe can do much more than just smear well, the La Sportiva Python is still my favourite shoe to climb in…
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Brian Weaver comes to the Cape, goes bouldering at Echo Valley, climbs on the Jeopardy Wall and discovers that most things in the Cape are….
Beal is pleased to announce that they are the first manufacture to produce a rope that meets the standard.