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What Feeds the Stoke? Getting to know Angus Taylor

What Feeds the Stoke? Getting to know Angus Taylor

Posted by Matthew Eaton on

Angus Taylor means a lot of different things to different people. But at the heart of it is a guy who is just keen to spread positive influence. Whether that...

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Australia's first Official La Sportiva Resoler - Sticky Rubber Resoles

Australia's first Official La Sportiva Resoler - Sticky Rubber Resoles

What is a La Sportiva Authorised Resoler? Whilst the design team and craftspeople at La Sportiva’s factory in Italy’s Valle de Fiemme were manufacturing shoes that should last for years,...

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Welcome Gus Taylor - Mountain Equipment Athlete Ambassador

Welcome Gus Taylor - Mountain Equipment Athlete Ambassador

Posted by Matthew Eaton on

  We are super excited to announce that Angus Taylor (@applep1e ) has come on board as a Mountain Equipment ambassador! The way Gus lives his life represents everything we love...

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Youth Climbing -  The Phenomenon of Kids Rock Climbing

Youth Climbing - The Phenomenon of Kids Rock Climbing

Posted by Mountain Equipment Sydney Staff on

We think climbing is the best sport around for a number of reasons, but one of the main reasons is that it is accessible to all, and this includes adults and...

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A Beginners Guide to Back Country Snow Camping in the Aussie Alps

A Beginners Guide to Back Country Snow Camping in the Aussie Alps

Posted by Mountain Equipment Sydney Staff on

So you want to go snow camping! I’m going to go through this in relation to the Australian Alps, different terrain is going to bring different challenges and requirements. The...

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Q&A With Carlie LeBreton After Her Send of Grade 31 & 30 in a Day

Q&A With Carlie LeBreton After Her Send of Grade 31 & 30 in a Day

Posted by Matthew Eaton on

On the 30th of January Carlie and Rob LeBreton celebrated their 17 year anniversary by going for a climb at the Gateway in the Blue Mountains. Carlie had been working...

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Petzl Recall Pirana Descender

Petzl Recall Pirana Descender

Posted by Matthew Eaton on

Important notice - Petzl recall of Pirana Descender If you own the latest generation of Petzl Pirana the company has requested that you stop using it immediately and please return...

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Both Stores are Re-Opening Monday 11th October!

Both Stores are Re-Opening Monday 11th October!

Posted by Matthew Eaton on

We're not going to lie... We've missed you We love the banter, the chats about climbs, epic hikes, canyons and we love talking  about awesome outdoor gear. All of us...

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The Best Climbing Shoes

The Best Climbing Shoes

Posted by Matthew Eaton on

“What are the best climbing shoes?” is a great question to start with when looking for some new rubber, but don’t ever forget to add on the phrase “for me”....

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Climbing Shoe Resoles - Sticky Rubber Resoles

Climbing Shoe Resoles - Sticky Rubber Resoles

  No this is not a new pair of La Sportiva Skwamas... it's a Sticky Rubber resoled pair of Skwamas! An important new development, not just for Sydney and Blue...

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The World's First Recycled Climbing Rope

The World's First Recycled Climbing Rope

Posted by Matthew Eaton on

Edelrid have done what no other climbing manufacturing company has managed to do and that is to make a certified climbing rope from recycled, post braided climbing ropes. Many people...

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Trad Climbing Passive Protection Buyers Guide - By Leo Holding

Trad Climbing Passive Protection Buyers Guide - By Leo Holding

Posted by Matthew Eaton on

  We thought about writing a full guide to trad climbing passive protection like nuts, wires, stoppers, PR's and things but the master himself Leo Holding does it much better...

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