In search for ideal ice climbing gloveMonday, May 10th, 2010 with Comments Off

One of the most difficult issues in terms of ice climbing related gear is the selection of right gloves. Over the years I have tried dozens of different gloves in all sorts of climbing conditions. I have climbed with my friends in temperatures ranging from +5 to -30 degrees in Celsius. We have climbed in […]

Weak spots of quality gearSunday, May 2nd, 2010 with 1 Comment »

Some time ago I reviewed Wild Country Helium quickdraws. At the time I just couldn’t find anything negative on them. I’ve used the quickdraws happily ever after. They’ve been great, but since the first article I have discovered some weaknesses too. The realization of the fact that quite a few pieces of quality gear also […]

New season closing – equipment to pad the feverThursday, September 3rd, 2009 with Comments Off

It’s still warm here where I’m living at, trees have their leaves and grass is green. There’s some signs that new season is closing though (unfortunately too slowly). Personally it’s the restless feeling in my guts, feeling that winter should already arrive. As a result I start going around web stores, spending hours and hours, every […]