Browsing Archive: October, 2012

Not quite as glamorous as the Alps!

Posted by Rob on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, In : Training 

Greetings one and all. For the last few weeks I have mostly been wearing orange and mud and looks like I may continue to due so for another month or so.


I’ve been working on a rope access geo job, just outside Sheffield, which is great for getting out on the crags in the evenings. So I have been re-visiting some old haunts and now some new haunts.


Conditions out in the Alps are now starting to look more wintry, with some good ascents over the past month or so, below is a list of what...


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This summer I have mostly been wearing.....

Posted by Rob on Monday, October 1, 2012, In : Gear reviews 

 So folks just for your interest and I’ve not got anything better to do, now that its raining here back in the not so sunny UK, thought I’d put together a list of kit that I’ve been using this summer in the Alps. Obviously its all personal to me, so might not suit you, oooh suits your Sir.

Let’s start with the legs.

Haglofs SPEED Pants: Soft shell, wind proof on the front, not so much on the back, quite stretchy, slim fit down the leg, reinforced instep. Great for colder conditions...


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