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Trad Climbing Buyers Guide

Trad Climbing Buyers Guide

Mar, 2021
Mountain Equipment Chatswood Staff

So here you are, you’ve made the decision and tied into the sharp end of the rope at the base...

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Outdoor Stove Buyer's Guide

Outdoor Stove Buyer's Guide

After a long day of trekking, climbing, bike touring or back country skiing, doesn’t a nice hot meal sound amazing?...

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Rock Climbing Helmet Buyers Guide

Rock Climbing Helmet Buyers Guide

Climbing is a potentially dangerous activity and therefore exposes you to risk of injury. To mitigate that risk there are...

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Backpack Buyers Guide - From day hikes & trail running to treks, expeditions & travel

Backpack Buyers Guide - From day hikes & trail...

Nov, 2020
Mountain Equipment Sydney Staff

Heading out on your next adventure? Here’s a quick guide on what to look out for when buying your next...

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Lightweight Camping Shelter Buyers Guide

Lightweight Camping Shelter Buyers Guide

Oct, 2020
Mountain Equipment Sydney Staff

Shelter, one of five of the basic human needs. Lucky for you when the going gets tough either on the...

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The Ultimate Canyoning Gear Guide

The Ultimate Canyoning Gear Guide

Oct, 2020
Mountain Equipment Chatswood Staff

This canyoning guide provides an overview of equipment that should be considered for canyons in the Blue Mountains, which in...

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PETZL Grigri vs Grigri+  :Climbing Gear Guide

PETZL Grigri vs Grigri+ :Climbing Gear Guide

Sep, 2020
Mountain Equipment Sydney Staff

The Grigri is a single rope, assisted braking belay device from climbing gear manufacturers Petzl. It has a camming mechanism...

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Beginner Climbing Gear FAQs

Beginner Climbing Gear FAQs

Aug, 2020
Daniel Butler

We get asked a lot of questions, especially by people who are new to the climbing scene about how to...

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Eco-friendly Camp Stoves

Eco-friendly Camp Stoves

May, 2020
Mountain Equipment Chatswood Staff

Hmmm, I wonder if all those half empty canisters are a fire hazard? That bushbash around Dumbano Creek was Epic!...

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Hiking Foot Care & Blister Prevention

Hiking Foot Care & Blister Prevention

May, 2020
Mountain Equipment Chatswood Staff

You demand a lot of your feet when on outdoor adventures – whether that be on a thru hike or...

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Outdoor Water Treatment Options - Buyers Guide

Outdoor Water Treatment Options - Buyers Guide

May, 2020
Mountain Equipment Chatswood Staff

The quality of a water source in the great outdoors may often be questionable, giving us good reason to use...

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Sleeping Well in the Outdoors - A guide to camping comfortably in any situation

Sleeping Well in the Outdoors - A guide to...

Sleeping when on the trail is very important and lack of it can make easy days very challenging. Having a...

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