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Reel Rock 2014: Giving Back to Everest

Reel Rock 2014: Giving Back to Everest

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 On the 18th of April this year, death visited Everest when an avalanche struck on the icefall between Camp 1 and Camp 2, killing sixteen Nepalese guides who were fixing ropes...

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A wrap up of K2 and Broad Peak from Chris Burke

A wrap up of K2 and Broad Peak from Chris Burke

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On the 26th of July Chris Burke became the first Australian and New Zealand woman to summit K2 (8611m) in Pakistan. She, along with our good friend at Mountain Equipment...

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Chris Burke first Aussie woman to summit K2

Chris Burke first Aussie woman to summit K2

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Now that Australians have accepted the "official" retirement of our high altitude climber Andrew Lock, we've been left a little wanting in the 8000m department. There is even speculations that...

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Take a break Alex. Realization in 3 tries.

Take a break Alex. Realization in 3 tries.

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Seemingly without even taking a rest day from his recent endeavors in Switzerland, 20 year old DMM climber Alex Megos on his first trip to Ceuse has sent Realization/Biography 5.15a...

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Alexander Megos Defies Lactic Acid

Alexander Megos Defies Lactic Acid

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This kid flew under the radar for too long, probably due to the fact he doesn't have an 8a.nu account to justify his existence as a climber. Not so in...

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A Genius in the Making

A Genius in the Making

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In the beginning there was climbing; but the climbers were men with beards who wore big boots and climbed with hemp ropes in order to 'conquer' their objective. Then the '60s...

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Whilst on the Subject of Denali...

Whilst on the Subject of Denali...

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Blink and you'll miss him, but Catalan ultra-running star Kilian Jornet has continued his 'Summits of My Life' project (which basically appears to be the 7 summits plus popular Euro...

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Matty Scholes from Blueys to Denali

Matty Scholes from Blueys to Denali

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Matty Scholes climbing in New Zealand   Lately local Blue Mountains climber, and husband to Mountain Equipment staff member Meri, Matt Scholes has been doing us proud in Alaska. Part...

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John Ewbank Commemorative Saturday 21st June 2014

John Ewbank Commemorative Saturday 21st June 2014

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To all Blue Mountains climbers, the anouncement below was made on Chockstone.com : " 21/06/2014 JOHN EWBANK COMMEMORATIVE, SATURDAY 21st JUNE 2014 The official ceremony and the scattering of the...

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Onsight or Die

Onsight or Die

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  Adam Ondra onsighting Il Domani (5.14d). Photo by Paxti Usobiaga. Last week we had a bit of media attention back on onsighting with La Sportiva Athlete Adam Ondra climbing...

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Post-Christmas Sale!

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 Santa forgot something... But that's okay - because we've got ALL the goodies he left behind. Our post-Christmas sale starts on Friday, 27th of December through to Sunday, 19th of January,...

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The First Post!

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Welcome to our new blog! We were thinking about leading in with a really riveting, attention-grabbing post to show you how serious we are about this and to convince you...

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