Climb like Chris Sharma.

Whether you’re a novice, or an expert climber, at one time or another you’ve probably wished you could climb like Chris Sharma. In this series Chris Sharma shares his strategy and techniques that have made him one of the best climbers in the world. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3:…

Learn to Navigate.

Being able to read a map & navigate effectively with a compass, not only allows us to make the most of a particular area, it allows us to discover new surroundings, builds self-confidence when out alone and makes the great outdoors a safer place. In our technological age, the use…

Using Slings at Anchors.

In a previous video DMM compared the impact forces generated using Nylon and Dyneema® slings with a dynamic load. It clearly highlighted the importance of ensuring there is no slack in a system using slings. As an example, a 80kg mass free-falling just 60cm on to a 60cm Dyneema® sling…

A Day on Leaning Tower.

A one day ascent of the West Face of Leaning Tower with Andy Kirkpatrick. This looks like a truly epic day out, and we’re not jealous at all! We’ll let the video tell the story, check it out right here.

How Safe Is Your Gear?

Do you use marker or paint to mark up your gear? Do you know if it is safe to use? Could it affect the integrity of your kit? Black Diamond’s Quality Control ran some acid tests on a harness and the results are pretty scary. Even if you don’t mark…

Live. Climb. Repeat.

All of us know how long it takes, to the minute, to reach our local crag. We’ve slept in the dirt at J-Tree, in gîtes in Argentière and on the couches of countless climbing partners in between. When we look at a door jam, we see a pull-up bar. We…

Petzl Hirundos & Aquila Harnesses.

For performance at the sport crag, on a multi-pitch route and in the mountains. These high-end technical harnesses have a lightweight, clean and comfortable design, with or without adjustable leg loops. The HIRUNDOS harness is a high-end model, ideal for sport and alpine climbing. The FUSEFRAME Technology construction produces a…

Ben Nevis, Ledge Route from a Drone.

On Friday 13th March 2015, Rob Johnson from filmuphigh.com took his Phantom 2 drone fitted with a GoPro Hero 4 up onto the North Face of Ben Nevis to do some aerial filming. Rob said, “I climbed Ledge Route, a grade 2 winter mountaineering route, and filmed myself as I…

Africa Fusion. Alex Honnold, Hazel Findlay, ’nuff said.

Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay head to Southern Africa for an experience of a lifetime. Africa Fusion takes us from the breathtaking orange granite and vast landscapes of Namibia, through the desert and across to lush red sandstone of Waterval Boven in South Africa. Carrying on the journey in South…

Explore Everest and The Khumbu, Nepal.

Google Street View has reached Everest. On Thursday Google unveiled 360-degree panoramic images of the region around the world’s highest mountain in collaboration with Apa Sherpa, who has reached the summit of Mount Everest more times than anyone else, with 21 successful ascents. In a blog post on Google Maps…