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gift ideas

A rundown on the Mont Astro’s features.

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Comments | Posted in Gear By Chelsea Brunckhorst

gift ideas

Stuck on gift ideas? We’ve made this list to help you.

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Comments | Posted in Tips By Chelsea Brunckhorst

Wild Country New Friends

Wild Country Friends – the world’s first camming device made to protect rock climbs – revolutionised climbing when they were invented 40 years ago. Today, Wild Country continues to produce quality gear, introducing Wild Country New Friends.

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Comments | Posted in Gear By Chelsea Brunckhorst

Rock climbing harnesses

Choosing the best rock climbing harness to suit your needs is important. Here's a guide to some options.

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Comments | Posted in Gear By Chelsea Brunckhorst

Climbing Mt Kenya

Ice climbing in Africa, on the continent’s second-highest mountain.

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Comments | Posted in Trips By Mark Clavarino

La Sportiva Katana

Choosing the best rock climbing shoes for yourself can be a frustrating and painful process, especially if you’re buying your first pair. When you’re standing in front of a wall of climbing shoes, it can be difficult to know where to begin. We’ve written this guide to help you get started.

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Comments | Posted in Gear By James Scott-Bohanna and Chelsea Brunckhorst

Wild Country New Friends

4/07/2016 5:38 pm

New Friends

Wild Country have redesigned their cams, releasing a new generation called the New Friends. Striking a balance between staying true to their origins while proving that they are still an innovative market leader, they have come up with an intriguing spin on this iconic protection.

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Comments | Posted in Gear By Kade Moore

Edelrid Taipan Eco-Rope

Eco-friendly, colourful and unique

For 2016, EDELRID is launching the Taipan 10.0, a rope made with reused sheath yarns left over from production.

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Comments | Posted in Gear By Bogong

Why do you need gaiters?

16/05/2016 11:42 am

Traversing a typical Tasmanian bog.

A question often asked in our store is: What about gaiters, do I really need them? I was pondering this last December while hiking along Tasmania’s South Coast Track. The weather was mild and fine but had been wet the week before we arrived. Did we need gaiters? Well, look at the picture....

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Comments | Posted in Gear By Neil Blundy

A Flexible Approach to Alpinism

28/04/2016 3:44 pm

Summer Alpinism in New Zealand

Trips and adventures will often be planned down to the smallest detail, yet turned on their heads by the simplest and most basic of things – the weather. My recent trip to NZ, ostensibly for the purpose of alpine climbing, was more a test of flexibility due to the weather conditions than anything else.

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1 Comments | Posted in Trips By Tom Patton

Cairn in the Alpine National Park

In early February I headed up to the Bogong High Plains for five days of solo walking. My aim was to test out my new tent and sleeping bag, however – and I’m not complaining – I was greeted with near perfect weather, with barely a breath of wind nor a single drop of rain.

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Comments | Posted in Trips By Claire Keen

Great Ocean Walk

17/03/2016 4:15 pm

Beginning of the Great Ocean Walk

Early in February, I undertook the famous Great Ocean Walk; an 8 day walk along Victoria’s spectacular coastline from Apollo Bay to the Twelve Apostles. I thought it would be a good solo mission, as the track is extremely well defined, the signage is awesome, and there is road access to many of the campsites (just in case things went wrong!)

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3 Comments | Posted in Trips By Laura Bussolini

Alpine Ski Touring

16/02/2016 2:16 pm

Skiing the Haute Route.

Our final info session for 2015 was on alpine ski touring, and you can see some photos of this spectacular pursuit on this post.

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Comments | Posted in Trips By Bogong

7 year old Callum in the Zillertal Alps.

Earlier this year Stephen hiked the the Austrian Alps with his wife, Sam, and son, Callum. Sam shares some her thoughts and experiences with us.

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Comments | Posted in Trips By Sam Upton

Taulliraju from our campsite.

The Cordillera Blanca is the highest tropical mountain range in the world and contains Peru’s highest mountains. Bogong owner Neil Blundy recently spent several weeks trekking through this impressive mountain range.

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Comments | Posted in Trips By Neil Blundy

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