On September 1st 2017, amateur cyclist and all round horrible great boss, Gavin Garth took part in the Garmin Ride Out cycle event, this year aiming to raise more money for Action Medical Research.
Earlier this year Steven Logan, Andre Bisson and Hannah Watson embarked on a challenging charity trek along the knife-edge ridge, Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arete, located on the highest mountain in Britain, Ben Nevis. We’ve asked them to sum up their experience, and why they chose this classic, yet...
Approach shoes combine the stability of hiking/walking boots with the grip of rock climbing shoes. They are lightweight, have a low profile and are precision lasted, they give great stability when scrambling and sticky rubber outsoles give the best possible grip on rock. They are usually the perfect footwear for most approaches to crags, where the terrain can be rocky, slippery or uneven. Climbers generally prefer to wear them over hiking boots, as approach shoes are lighter, more versatile and more breathable. We stock a huge range of approach shoes from top brands such as adidas, merrell and the north face.
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