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Winner - Awning of the Year 2016

Winner - Awning of the Year 2016

We have pleasure to present you Winner - Awning of the Year 2016. Check out Vango's equipment!

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"In Some Lost Place" - Sandy Allan

"In Some Lost Place" - Sandy Allan

For those interested in this book it's unlikely that I need to introduce you to the story behind this ascent as that's been explained in magazines, reviews and articles all over the web. There is one advance notification, though, that I'd like to make public for clarity's sake. As a climber turned mountaineering historian I've been [almost exclusively] reading mountaineering books for well over three decades, and my personal interest has a special focus on the mountains of Pakistan, notably K2 and Nanga Parbat.

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26 Memorial Maria Luisa - PHOTO 2015

26 Memorial Maria Luisa - PHOTO 2015

After twenty years promoting the artistic work of photographers and at the same time spreading the natural environment and its necessary protection, the Memorial Maria Luisa of Photography announces what will be the twenty-sixth edition of its photo contest.

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Who said 'Vertigo'?

Who said 'Vertigo'?

Fatima Gil, the Kayland people and his partner Vicky Vega up the first female climber to conquer the Picu Urriellu by the very difficult route "El Pilar del Cantábrico" 500m, A2+/6b+, after two nights sleeping on the wall.

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MSR Global Health: Innovation That's Changing Lives

MSR Global Health: Innovation That's Changing Lives

MSR Global Health was born of the belief that MSR technologies can create lasting change in the world. In the wake of the devastating Southeast Asia Tsunami in 2004, Mountain Safety Research, like so many companies, was driven to help. We responded by supplying thousands of water treatment devices in the largest product donation in our company’s history.

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Final report on Asia Outdoor 2015

Final report on Asia Outdoor 2015

Nanjing, China – From July 23 to 26, the tenth Asia Outdoor was held in Nanjing, an anniversary that was celebrated with the blessings of the entire outdoor industry. At the show, a total of 617 exhibitors (2014: 613) presented their outdoor products and innovations in over 50,000 square meters of exhibition space, with 19,002 trade visitors (2014: 17,298) and 459 journalists in attendance.

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Lowe Alpine AirZone Pro WINS OutDoor Industry Award 2015

Lowe Alpine AirZone Pro WINS OutDoor Industry Award 2015

Lowe Alpine is proud to announce that their AirZone Pro 35:45 pack has received an Outdoor Industry Award 2015. The AirZone Pro was selected from 329 entries to receive an award, which recognises exceptional performance and the highest standards in design and innovation in the outdoor industry.

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A 'mini ice age' is coming in the next 15 years

A 'mini ice age' is coming in the next 15 years

Solar activity is predicted to drop by 60 percent in 2030. A new model that predicts the solar cycles more accurately than ever before has suggested that solar magnetic activity will drop by 60 percent between 2030 and 2040, which means in just 15 years’ time, Earth could sink into what researchers are calling a mini ice age.

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Vango Air Beam Challenge

Vango Air Beam Challenge

Take the Vango AirBeam® Tent Challenge! Vango have been making outdoor equipment since 1966. Tents, sleeping bags, rucksacks & accessories to suit everyone venturing into camping.

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Cousin Trestec Optima 8.9mm rope review

Cousin Trestec Optima 8.9mm rope review

The Optima 8.9mm is a dry treated and triple rated rope. The triple rating for use as a single, double and twin rope make this an excellent all rounder, perfect for hard sport climbing, winter climbing and longer alpine routes. The dry treatment process it has gone through helps the rope to repel water and dirt making it a better handling rope whilst increasing the ropes longevity and versatility.

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