Tag Archives: climbing gear

Mammut

Swiss-based Mammut Sports Group makes high quality clothing, footwear, climbing gear, backpacks, headlamps and sleeping gear. While they have been seeking to become more sustainable in their operations in recent years, it is probably the realm of working conditions in … Continue reading

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climbing gear

Perhaps technical climbing gear will be one of the last frontiers of ‘sustainable’ production in the outdoor industry. While hardware can last for years – and tends to be based on alloys, which tend to be incredibly energy intensive – … Continue reading

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Cactus Climbing Equipment

Cactus is a small operation that is based in Christchurch, New Zealand, that prides itself on making functional and aesthetic gear: “Our aim is to design and build durable, useful products. We do this by utilising quality fabrics and components”. … Continue reading

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‘low impact’ climbing rope

All climbers know the financial pain that comes with the need to retire an old rope, and the dilemma about what to do with it (there are only so many ropes you need to tie stuff on the roof of … Continue reading

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