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12 results for "mountaineering"

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How to Choose Gloves for Mountaineering, Snow and Ski Activities

A Barrabes guide on the different types of gloves on the market and how to choose the right gloves for each kind of activity
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How to choose your crampons 2017

In this article we explain all types of crampons, their use, and we show you the full range that you can find on our website this season.
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How to choose your new 2017 Ice Axe

A lot of time has passed since the first ice axes were adapted to the current models. An undoubted symbol of mountaineering, how to choose an ice axe is something we should pay special attention to.
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Rolfe Osstra Climbs Cho Oyu Twice in Under Twenty Four Hours

04 October 2016 - 0
The Australian guide and frequent visitor to the Pyrenees mountains, summited the Tibetan eight-thousander, twice in the same day.
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Video: Question Madness, The North Face 50th Anniversary

04 October 2016 - 0
The Californian brand turns 50 and to celebrate they launched a digital campaign that showcases athletes from throughout the brand’s history
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Marc-Andre Leclerc; 1st winter solo ascent of Torre Egger, Patagonia

04 October 2016 - 0
Second winter ascent of Torre Egger and the first winter solo, in a 21 hour round trip.
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Nobel Prize in Physics for British Rock Climber, Michael Kosterlitz

04 October 2016 - 0
This Scottish-born climber opened routes in the Alps and Orco Valley, in the seventies and made the first repeat of The American Direct on Les Dru, in 1966.
Product Reviews

Video-Product Review: Arc’teryx Atom SL Hoody

The Canadian brand had an interesting idea with this jacket: take the concept of a 2nd-3rd down filled layer for the winter, and use it for the other seasons.
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How to choose a rope for climbing and mountaineering

Learn about the different kinds of climbing and mountaineering ropes and the safety standards regulating their use.
News

Video: Ines Papert, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Riders of the Storm

29 April 2016 - 0
In February, a female climbing duo, climbed the legendary Riders of the Storm on the Torre Central del Paine.
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Video: Ines Papert, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Riders of the Storm

29 April 2016 - 0
In February, a female climbing duo, climbed the legendary Riders of the Storm on the Torre Central del Paine.
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How to Choose Mountaineering Boots

Planning for an expedition in the Alps this year? Find out how to get the right boots for your next adventure.
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