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Salewa Fly Straight Carabiner
Review of Salewa Fly Straight Carabiner by danielclark691

Advantages: Good quality, quick-release spring, simple design.
Disadvantages: If you want a keyring then you might fancy a colourful design.

First impressions If you have done any sort of climbing then the chances are you will have come across the carabiner clip. This is a safety metal loop which is designed for attaching components together but allowing them to quickly be released. You ... Read review

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VH x by justarube
well reviewed but I do not climb , hate heghts by mumsymary
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05.04.2016 19:10
I'm in love with my new Black Diamond ATC XP
Review of Black Diamond ATC XP by emongei

Advantages: price, design, weight
Disadvantages: none!

...little worried to switch to Black Diamond. I know it is a very well known company, but I still had not tried it, however I have been more than ple ... Read review

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Really by LiveMusicLoverLyn
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30.01.2016 01:03
Hanging On With Hamma: Practical Tips With Strong Carbine Clips.
Review of Hamma Stainless Steel Carabiner Clip by Nar2

Advantages: Easy to use, durable, good length, better material, many different uses, good large size, strong.
Disadvantages: Easily confused with less durable aluminium types, high tension opening can be difficult

I suppose in the way that things unfold I should be grateful that in the area that I live in Scotland, it is an area which is pretty much countryside with plenty of hills and mountains to trek for the most fittest. There are also less arduous areas that p ... Read review

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I use Hamma clips too and consider them the real deal, I'd never compromise with a cheap brand :) by LiveMusicLoverLyn
Very well reviewed, E by StewwyB
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28.04.2015 13:52
Walking on snow with Snow N Go
Review of Snow N Go Heavy Duty Shoe Snow Grips by cr01

Advantages: A good easy to use product to walk on snow
Disadvantages: None for me

...days I totter around the snow like an old man (OK thereís probably another obvious reason for that, but please donít shatter my ... Read review

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I looked into these when we had snow the other year ;) by dawnymarie
We haven't had any snow here either in Devon (my part, anyway). Tony Blair used to be able to walk on water but I haven't got his phone number any more, sorry. by JOHNV
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18.02.2014 19:31
Helping me to lift at the gym.
Review of Wild Country Pure Chalk Ball by kiss_me2070

Advantages: easy to use, doesn't dry out hands, provides better grip, great value
Disadvantages: can be a little messy

...is by a brand called Wild Country. This is not a brand I am very familiar with and have never heard of them until purchasing this product. I go down my local gym at least 3-4 ti ... Read review

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Here's your E :-) x by Renza
An excellent review, E x by Wee_Jackie_163
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07.02.2014 13:28
Comfortable, durable walking shoes that just keep going!
Review of Merrell Siren Ventilator Women's Walking Shoes by serendipity2003

Advantages: Long-lasting and versatile
Disadvantages: Seem a bit small on the sizing

I purchased this pair of Merrell's in March 2007. It is only now - nearly five years later - that I am considering replacing them. At the time they cost about 65 pounds, which seemed like a lot to someone like me who hates spending over the odds. However, ... Read review

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25.01.2012 13:50
Five Ten V10
Review of Five Ten V10 by daveboxer

Advantages: many
Disadvantages: none

Five Ten reputable manufacturer of quality climbing and bouldering footwear. Stylish and comfortable for the extreme and professional bouldering enthusiast or steep terrain rock climber. Sensitive sole allows the purchaser to feel the terrain but al ... Read review

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20.05.2011 09:50
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Scarpa Vantage Shoes
Review of Scarpa Vantage by daveboxer

Advantages: Lots
Disadvantages: not one

Had a pair of these over the years and they are still with me and lasting very well. Nice blue with strong seam stitches which have with held not only climbing but belaying and bouldering to a large degree over a period of about 3 or 4 years. Good t ... Read review

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14.05.2011 14:56
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Petzl Harness - Corax
Review of Petzl Corax Harness by daveboxer

Advantages: lots
Disadvantages: just one

Cost of about £50 and worth the money. An excellent harnes for both beginners and the more professional person. It is flexible and lightweight, well designed and very durable. The padding in particular is good as its made of breathable material and ... Read review

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14.05.2011 14:43
Grivel Crampons
Review of Grivel G10 by daveboxer

Advantages: lots
Disadvantages: few

Excellent sturdy desin and able to use on most terraines inlcuding the very rough and rocky grounds. They are solid and secure and easily transportable as they can be folded for ease of storage and packed away easily. Good strong aggressive teeth whic ... Read review

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13.05.2011 20:04
Five Ten
Review of Five Ten Anasazi Velcro by daveboxer

Advantages: lots
Disadvantages: few

Good basic climbing shoe. Lightweight and makes for ease of use when climbing and / or bouldering in difficult and wet conditions. Synthetic and lined amde well with strong durable products. Cost about £80 . Heel has a good design which makes f ... Read review

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13.05.2011 19:59
ATC XP Belay
Review of Black Diamond ATC XP by daveboxer

Advantages: lots
Disadvantages: none

Design: Great design, durable and lightweight and easy to handle. Excellent for beginners and those who dont weigh so much as lighter smaller ropes can be used for lighter smaller partner when climbing. Black Diamond is a reputable brand name in ... Read review

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13.05.2011 19:47
Axe for walking in snow
Review of Camp XLA 210 Ice Axe 60cm by daveboxer

Advantages: cheap
Disadvantages: a few

Size -a approx 60cm length. Reasonably lightweight. Cost about £100, online (Amazon). Good for rock, snow, ice climing up deep packed ice & snow mountains. Good handling and maneouvarbility. Easy to pack up in bag with other equipment. Safe and we ... Read review

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A good review. I don't think I will be needing an axe any time soon though! Thanks for sharing. by Angela150

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13.05.2011 19:38
These boots are not for walking!
Review of Brasher Hillwalker Womens Hiking Boots by anwar

Advantages: see review
Disadvantages: see review

As a family we do lots of walking in all weathers and all terrains. I think itís really important that everyone in the family has the right gear to ensure they stay comfortable and this includes good hiking boots. I have had a pair of Merrell hiking shoes ... Read review

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I always wear my new boots in the house first - good advice by fizzytom
That's a lot for boots that you can't wear thanks to the pain! I agree with Lesley, if you try on any shoe or boot and have doubs about it then it the chance is it isn't the correct footwear for your foot. Richard. xxx by RICHADA
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10.02.2010 10:40
Merrell Siren Shoe
Review of Merrell Siren Ventilator Women's Walking Shoes by roddy2410

Advantages: Excelent support and ventilation
Disadvantages: Non that I have been able to identify as yet

LD MOUNTAIN CENTRE As an inexperienced outdoor pursuits person, going into an outdoor shop in was a daunting prospect. Worrying about finding the right products for me, asking staff for their opinions and differentiating what was a sales pitch and what ... Read review

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Welcome to Ciao An excellent first review To up your status on Ciao make sure that you read and rate other peoples reviews too Good Luck Sue by oldchem

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10.11.2009 13:27
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