As of 2015 there will be new UIAA standards in place for ropes calling themselves ‘dry treated’. Mammut, always keen to be the leading force in climbing rope manufacturing, have designed their 2015 range to surpass these new standards, as Tom explains:
They’ve been busy in the development room up at DMM Towers this year! Not content with reinventing the belay device they’ve gone and designed four new harnesses for 2015. Sitting alongside the ever popular trad/all-rounders the Renegade, Puma, Viper and Vixen next year will be the superlight fixed leg Maverick and Vertesse and the fully… [more]
For 2015 the popular Boreal Lynx has had a redesign. These updates improve on an already versatile shoe, so when this hits the shelves in 2015 it’s bound to be a winner. Check out our current range of climbing shoes.
Wild Country have always been innovators of trad climbing protection, particularly passive pro, and for 2015 they’ve redesigned the Rock once more to bring us a superlight set with a massive range of placement options. Maintaining the side profile of classic Rocks, the Superlight Offsets feature a new taper to provide a wider range of… [more]
The BeUp is a new guide plate from Italian manufacturers Climbing Technology. The BeUp has been designed to allow for super slick paying out of rope and smooth belaying of two seconds, with the major advantage being the ease of releasing your second with the rope weighted in guide mode. Check out our current range… [more]
This July we were lucky enough to head out to Outdoor in Friedrichshafen, Germany, for Outdoor 2014, the largest trade show of outdoor equipment in Europe. Over the next couple of weeks we’ll be bringing you videos of the latest gear, which will be hitting the shelves next spring. First off, belay devices from DMM.… [more]