S.B.S (sweaty back syndrome)
You can buy vapuor barrier shirts from companies like 40 Below or RBH Designs that will stop sweat moving through your layers (the RBH vest is all VP), but these are designed more for extreme conditions...
Connecting your daisy chain to your harness
In Big Walls by John Middendorf there is a diagram on a harness showing how to attach a daisy chain, with the daisy larks footed through the waist and leg loops. For this reason I think a lot of...
Finding a partner?
Sounds like a tough one, and I guess I had the same problems when I started out (living in Hull also compounded this), and like you, I did a lot of solo trips (Peaks, Lakes and N.Wales), getting there by...
Hi, Vic (had to double-check your email address to check that name wasn’t a wind-up!).
The hook you need to modify is the grappling hook, in-fact I’d go so far as saying the Cliffhanger hook is pretty...
Monster Bags on a Plane
I’ve traveled all over with my old huge A5 haulbag (and huge Metolius and BD haulbag) and never had a problem, as it seems to just be seen as a very large holdall, and isn’t seen as ‘sports...
Learning the ropes - well aiders actually
<p>Hi James</p><p>First off although doing a bit of guiding is good for my bank balance (I almost took a full-time job last week!), it's probably worth giving you some tips first that may negate...