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Steve Plain 7 Summits in 4 Months Still On Track

Steve Plain 7 Summits in 4 Months Still On Track

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Well in the 20 days since landing on the Union Glacier, Antartica n'route to Mount Vinson, Steve Plain has managed to summit Mount Vinson and Aconcagua. Officially that's 13 days...

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Caring For Your Lightweight Tent

Caring For Your Lightweight Tent

 Modern lightweight tents are awesome! The fact that you can carry a shelter as little as 1kg on your back that will not only let two people sleep in it,...

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When To Get Your Climbing Shoes Resoled

When To Get Your Climbing Shoes Resoled

Climbing shoes are incredibly good at what they do - sticking to walls. But it does come as a surprise, especially to newer climbers that they don’t last forever. Bummer...

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Choosing A Dynamic Climbing Rope - What Do The Numbers Mean?

Choosing A Dynamic Climbing Rope - What Do The Numbers Mean?

Choosing a rope can be a little tricky sometimes. On one hand all climbing ropes sold with CE standards in Australia are good for climbing. On the other hand, anyone...

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Christmas Voucher Give Away

Christmas Voucher Give Away

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Are you gearing up for anything these holidays? Tassie? New Zealand? Further Afield? Or maybe grabbing some gifts for that special someone? When you spend a total of $500 online leading...

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Video: Axel And Scotty Climbing Moonlight Buttress, Zion National Park

Video: Axel And Scotty Climbing Moonlight Buttress, Zion National Park

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Local lads Axel Tritton and Scotty Pritchard recently got back from an awesome trip to the Mecca's of big wall climbing in the U.S including Yosemite and Zion National Park....

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Caring For Your Prized Climbing Rope

Caring For Your Prized Climbing Rope

  Your climbing or abseiling rope is one of your few pieces of gear that is non-redundant. There is no backup. Therefore it is important to pay it special attention...

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Women Crushers! Is there a Gender Gap in climbing?

Women Crushers! Is there a Gender Gap in climbing?

      It seems like in the past three or four weeks we have been inundated with some amazing stories of women absolutely crushing it in the rock climbing world....

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Q&A with Sheila Alexander after she sends Anger Management (V11)

Q&A with Sheila Alexander after she sends Anger Management (V11)

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Last week Sheila Alexander proved the bouldering season isn't quite over in Sydney with a send of the stamina test peace Anger Management , V11 out at Wedderburn.  We went to...

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Reel Rock Promotional Offer!

Reel Rock Promotional Offer!

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Buy a Ticket + Buy Some Gear = We'll throw in a $10 gift voucher We’re trying to help out with any inspiration that might come from watching Margo Hayes...

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The New DMM Ceros Climbing HMS Belay Carabiner - What we've been looking for

The New DMM Ceros Climbing HMS Belay Carabiner - What we've been looking for

We've known about the coming of the DMM Ceros belay biner range for a little while now but it has finally come and we were not disappointed! I just love the...

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REEL ROCK 12 Film Festival Sydney and Blue Mountains Shows Announced

REEL ROCK 12 Film Festival Sydney and Blue Mountains Shows Announced

REEL ROCK is rolling around for 2017 and it's a case of celebrating the old and the new. I'm not sure if I'm allowed to call Chris Sharma old...? But...

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