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Climbing is a challenging sport that makes you push the boundaries of physical and mental limits, not only this, it encourages and drives you to become stronger and more creative as the grades are ...
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With the IFSC paraclimbing cup final round in Briançon over and the British nationals around the corner, there isnt a whole lot of time to settle in and get to work training, especially if you are...
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Great for sport climbing, bouldering, and – as I happily found out – multi-pitch climbing. Here are my thoughts after four months of testing Five Ten’s “all-around performance shoe that is relaxed enough for all day climbing, yet aggressive enough to tackle steep, overhanging routes”.
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What is a LifeStraw, and what are its benefits over other water-purifying methods? In this article, we discuss how a LifeStraw works and tell you who this compact, easy-to-use solution will work best for. 
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The first day I wore the So iLL Runner shoes to the gym, I caught people staring at them. Just the other day I was sport climbing indoors, resting halfway up a route, when a guy climbing the route ...
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A great line to test sustained crack climbing skills, this route has been described asone of the best rockroutes in the massif by Philippe Batoux, with the hardestpitch being the impressive 35m 7b+...
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Environmental practiceisgrowing within the outdoor industry. But there is another side of sustainability less spoken about: the durability - the lifespan - of a product. Weve compiled a list con...
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Whether youre a beginner or advanced climber,a sport or trad enthusiast, this comprehensive guide will help you to understand every aspect of a climbing shoeso that youre able to always choose the ...
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With Easter just around the corner, here are some of EpicTVs top getaway destenations for the long weekend. Where: Fontainebleau Why: Simply a boulderers paradise. Sandy areas such as Tro...
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International Climbing Photo Contest [[embedphoto:37407]] The Garda Trentino and its extraordinary vertical walls will host the latest edition of Arco Rock Star the 22nd and 23rd of April, th...
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Reach started out as a total pursuit of passion. It began as a scribble on a scrap piece of paper and grew into something that at the time I couldnt possibly comprehend. If anything REACH is a test...
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Spring is almost upon us in the Alps, and its time to start thinking about spring and summer alpinism. Unless youre sticking to pure rock routes with no snow approach, you will need an ice axe. So,...
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Climbing in the Alps in summer is great; warm sun, dry granite, beautiful views, and a light rucksack all equal plenty of type 1 fun. If that all sounds far too easy however, there is always the ty...
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