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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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We Are Turning 50!!!

We Are Turning 50!!!

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Well believe it or not but Mountain Equipment is turning 50 years old! We feel incredibly blessed to have made it this far as we know it doesn't happen in...

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Functions of the New BetaStick EVO Climbing Clip Stick

Functions of the New BetaStick EVO Climbing Clip Stick

The new BetaStick Evo is in stock from Beta Climbing Designs and it's a great improvement to what was already a good product. The stick clip already handled well in...

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30 Second Guide to Buying Down Products - Jackets, Sleeping Bags, Suits

30 Second Guide to Buying Down Products - Jackets, Sleeping Bags, Suits

Are you looking at buying a down jacket or sleeping bag heading into this winter? Here is a 30 second guide about the key specs you need to know to...

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Just a big shout out to one of our favourite customers! Heather Hawkins

Just a big shout out to one of our favourite customers! Heather Hawkins

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The staff here at Mountain Equipment just want to give a shout-out to one of our favourite customers. I'm sure she's been popping into the store for a lot longer...

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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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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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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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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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