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Expert Advice - Climbing

Rope Buying Guide

Rope Buying Guide

This guide explains all you need to know for climbing ropes, from knotability, sheath slippage, singles and doubles so you can pick the best rope for you.

Guide To Bouldering Pads and Crash Mats

Guide To Bouldering Pads and Crash Mats

Bouldering pads or crash mats are used to protect you in a fall when bouldering. This guide explains what size and shape to buy, how to transport your pad, and what features to look for, before you buy.

Guide To Climbing Shoes and Rock Shoes

Guide To Climbing Shoes and Rock Shoes

This guide to climbing shoes explains the best styles, fabrics and fits to look for, whatever style of climbing you're into. From bouldering, to trad routes & sport climbing, we've got the answers.

Guide To Climbing Harnesses

Guide To Climbing Harnesses

Harnesses are essential for supporting you on a climb and should be looked at as an investment purchase. This guide helps you choose.

Guide To Climbing and Bouldering Bags

Guide To Climbing and Bouldering Bags

This guide explains the different features in climbing bags, from litre capacities, to haul loops, hip belts and daisy chains, so you know what to buy before you climb.

Guide To Climbing Helmets

Guide To Climbing Helmets

This guide explains all you need to know about climbing helmets, from hard shelled helmets to foam lined hybrid helmets, so wherever you climb and whatever you need protection from, you can choose wisely.

Guide To Head Torches

Guide To Head Torches

A headtorch can be a safety gadget, a navigation aid or even a campsite light. Whatever you need your headtorch for, this guide will give you a little insight to what you should look ...