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Frictionlabs Chalk

Science! Whether you like it or not, the one thing we all have in common is that we don’t, not even scientists themselves, understand it. If we did, then it just wouldn’t be science! Science, then, is much like religion, but I’m getting off topic and it’s still only the first paragraph! Where’s my damn …

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North Island Rock Deluxe Review

Guidebooks have come a long way in their relatively short lifespan. Back in the day it was all word of mouth; one dude telling another dude where a sweet grade 16 was that wasn’t really that mossy at all, just up the back of Paul’s Cutting, park at the gate and over the stream, yeah, …

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Uprising Rotunds

There was always that one kid in class who had the eraser that smelt, and was shaped, like a block of chocolate. No matter how many times you told yourself it wasn’t, all you wanted to do was take a bite, sure that it would taste at least a little bit as delicious as it …

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Moon

Recently I’ve had the opportunity to try out some merchandise from the Sheffield wizard himself, Ben Moon. He’s been busily making clothing, holds and crash pads for a while, but up until now it’s not made these shores. Motiv have been bringing in an assorted range, along with Blurr and the hangboards from Beastmaker. They …

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Some years ago, actually not that many, your choice of climbing movie was restricted to Rampage, the Masters of Stone series, or the proliferation of scratchy, grainy, rainy affairs mainlined into our retinas from Britain. Hard Grit, Stone Monkeys, that weird Johnny Dawes movie, Stick It, and the like. The interweb hadn’t really caught on, …