Rage, rage against the dying of the light!

A quick glance at the Langdale Mountain Rescue Call-out Log (and any MRT nationally) reveals a recurring pattern of walkers and hikers being caught out by nightfall without adequate lighting. It’s hard to overstate just how dark it can get on the hill, away from the ambient lights of town, especially if the moon isn’t up or the cloud is … Continue reading

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15% Off Bouldering Essentials at the Epicentre!

Get ready for the winter season with great deals on everything you need for those perfect winter days that are (hopefully!) just around the corner. Pads – If in doubt, pad it out. Nothing gives you the confidence to go for that next move more than a good pad below you. There are numerous options available on the market with … Continue reading

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The How and Why of Walking Poles

Poles help improve stability on steep or loose ground, they can take a huge amount of pressure off the knees, hips and back and can also aid balance particularly when carrying heavy loads – they are not just a tool for the oldies! All the poles we stock will collapse down, making them easy to carry and with various accessories … Continue reading

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