Top of the range waterproof jacket, designed for the most extreme conditions on the planet.
When I received the packet at the post office I was surprised how light and small it was for what is a proper shell jacket.
The Apple Jacket is a windproof, water resistant shell with a full zip weighing in at a mere 95g!
If you’re going to equip a route, do it for life and buy good quality equipment and avoid a Bolt Corrosion Investigation!
The First Ascent 5-in1 Poncho is, as the name suggest, a poncho with some extra tweaks that makes it easier to use it for other purposes than just a raincoat.
The CORE is a rechargeable battery that fits the TIKKA2 & ZIPKA2 headlamps.
Andrew was reportedly seen recently in the Cape, where he made an ‘onsight’ of TM trad classic ‘No Longer at Ease’, 25 ‘The walk in was harder than the climb (seriously!)
The Yak Sac is a bombproof expedition bag designed for hauling gear for any sort of journey on which you might be embarking.
The new Grigri2 is lighter, safer, smaller and works like the old one (just like an old friend but now with benefits)
A soulful new twist on climbing literature, the stories in Sharper Edges span two decades of climbing, BASE jumping and family life. With frankness, sensitivity, philosophy and deadpan humour, Andy de Klerk takes you on the end of a rope into his world of extreme danger, friendship, heartache and loss.
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