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La Sportiva Python

Hi-yah! The Python’s kick ass. And by that I mean they do it like Bruce Lee used to do it before he was himself kicked in the ass by a bullet to the face. That is, so hard and fast the other person is in a deep swoon face down before he even saw it …

Eva

Uprising holds

When you can’t get out to the rock to go climbing because maybe you have no thumbs, or you live in a city were there is no rock for approximately 15,000kms in any direction, or you’re an agoraphobe, then the next best thing is going to be a woodie somewhere and training until you bleed …

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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 …

Team 5.10

TEAM 5.10

I wanted to wait until I’d worn these a bit more before doing a review on them, but as I’ve sworn only to use them on rock, that was looking like a long way off. These shoes are so badass that I could only wait until after the last Castle Hill trip, and here it …

Miura VS

La Sportiva Miura VS

Using these shoes will make you climb three grades harder. The above is true, if only for a given value of true; in this case that value being if you climb for long enough and train a lot, there is every chance you will, in fact, climb three grades harder. But in a world where …