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Mountains Crusher Luke Hansen Joins Mountain Equipment as Store Ambassador

Mountains Crusher Luke Hansen Joins Mountain Equipment as Store Ambassador

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Mountain Equipment is super proud to have local Blue Mountains crusher Luke Hansen come on board as a store ambassador! Luke's psych for climbing is completely infectious and he is...

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Please Sign the Petition to Save Grampians Climbing

Please Sign the Petition to Save Grampians Climbing

Posted by Matt Eaton on

As most of you will know, a large portion of climbing in the Grampians/Gariwerd National Park is under threat with Parks Victoria carrying out mass bans on climbing with no...

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The New La Sportiva Testarossa Has Landed!

The New La Sportiva Testarossa Has Landed!

Posted by Matt Eaton on

The much awaited update to the La Sportiva Testarossa is here and we are a little bit excited. I say "little bit" because we were apprehensive that La Sportiva was...

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Further News on Closed Climbing Areas in the Grampians

Further News on Closed Climbing Areas in the Grampians

Posted by Matt Eaton on

Parks Victoria have released a map that details the areas that are now closed to climbing in the Grampians. It centres around the Northern Victoria Range and Red Rock areas...

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Rock Climbing Access Issues In The Grampians

Rock Climbing Access Issues In The Grampians

Posted by Matt Eaton on

This week on the 12th of February, a stake holder meeting was held between Parks Victoria and climbing stakeholders including the Victorian Climbing Club, Western Victorian Climbing and other representatives....

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DMM DAY! What we learnt by breaking climbing carabiners and slings

DMM DAY! What we learnt by breaking climbing carabiners and slings

Recently we were very privileged to have Chris Rowlands from DMM Wales come and visit us at Mountain Equipment. Not only did he give us some private staff training but...

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Professional Prints! The Perfect Christmas Gift for Climbers or Hikers

Professional Prints! The Perfect Christmas Gift for Climbers or Hikers

Mountain Equipment is proud to announce that we have teamed up with some of our favourite local Sydney and Blue Mountains outdoor photographers to have their prints available for purchase!...

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The Official REEL ROCK 13 Trailer is HERE!

The Official REEL ROCK 13 Trailer is HERE!

  The official REEL ROCK 13 Trailer is here so check it out! We have to say the footage from Antartica looks freaking amazing!!!   Tickets are selling quick so...

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We are now a drop-off location for Climbing Resoles Australia

We are now a drop-off location for Climbing Resoles Australia

    Just letting all of our customer know that Mountain Equipment is now a Sydney and Chatswood drop off point for Climbing Resoles Australia! Save cash, recycle and reuse your beloved climbing shoes....

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Alex Honnold's TED Talk on Free Soloing El Cap

Alex Honnold's TED Talk on Free Soloing El Cap

Posted by Matt Eaton on

The TED Talk that Alex Honnold gave earlier this year after his awesome free solo of El Cap is now available free! I don't know how any one can understate more...

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REEL ROCK 13 - Climbing Film Festival is coming to town!

REEL ROCK 13 - Climbing Film Festival is coming to town!

Posted by Matt Eaton on

  The 13th edition of the REEL ROCK film festival is coming to town for 2018 and Mountain Equipment is super proud to be bringing the Sydney and Blue Mountains...

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DMM for Breast Cancer Research

DMM for Breast Cancer Research

Posted by Matt Eaton on

October is the Nation Breast Cancer Foundation's "Breast Cancer Awareness Month", and the job of both the foundation, and the October campaign is to raise awareness and money for much needed...

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