Category Archives: Equipment Reviews

Reviews of climbing equipment by Rock & Sun and other reputable industry providers.

Placing a Bolt

  Published in The Professional Mountaineer – Summer 2017 Words and Photos by Trevor Massiah In the previous issue I looked at the lessons learned over the years from bolt placements and the advantages of titanium bolts over stainless steel … Continue reading

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The Case for Resin Bolts

The Professional Mountaineer – Spring 2017 Words and Photos by Trevor Massiah This article will look at why the use of resin bolts and anchors might be the best choice for sport climbing. It will also look at what might … Continue reading

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Goody Two-Shoes

What shoes shall I wear? Certainly not a question only to ask before going out on a date, a job interview or a night out dancing! Often climbers arrive on our rock climbing holidays and courses with just one pair of shoes. After climbing for … Continue reading

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What is slacklining and how will it improve my climbing?

So you’ve heard about slacklining then, did you also hear that a lot of climbers use slacklining to improve their climbing? Well its true… jumping on a slackine is a great way to improve your balance, coordination, and core strength for … Continue reading

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Shoes for new climbers

New to climbing? Confused by which shoes to choose? Look no further! Ok, we know we’ve written about it before but we get asked all the time, particularly by beginners, what’s the best way to go.  We’ve scoured all our … Continue reading

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