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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, …

3 Flicks

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, …

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Black Diamond Squall

What category does a tent review live in when there are only three choices? You can’t put it on your feet, land on it or belay with it? What do I do? Who will help me solve this… sod it, I’ll make another. My one and only use of a Squall ever was at Craigieburn …