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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

Posted by Matt Eaton on

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)

Posted by Matt Eaton on

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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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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Weigh My Rack Toured the Edelrid Factory - What makes Innovation & How Ropes are Made

Weigh My Rack Toured the Edelrid Factory - What makes Innovation & How Ropes are Made

Weight My Rack were given unrestricted access to Edelrid's German factory and put together a great series of videos. Some climbing companies I would regard as great refiners: They take...

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Understanding Carabiners / Karabiners

Understanding Carabiners / Karabiners

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For the purpose of this article: Carabiner = Karabiner. Same same not different. It is intended for beginner and intermediate climbers who want to know more about the finer points...

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Gear testing - the Edelrid MegaJul

Gear testing - the Edelrid MegaJul

Posted by Leafcutter Creative Digital on

  The Edelrid Mega Jul is perhaps the most versatile belay device going around if you have the dedication to learn how to use it. That sums up my thoughts...

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Understanding Rock Shoes - Shape and Structure

Understanding Rock Shoes - Shape and Structure

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 As I start writing this, I almost feel like a large part of this article is utterly useless. Anyone who has climbed in more than 3 different models of shoes...

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