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Berghaus Yeti Gaiters

Th insulated ‘Extreme’ model of the Yeti Gaiter Berghaus was formed in the late 1960s by two British climbers,  Peter Lockey and Gordon Davison. During the 1970s and 80s they pioneered a number of climbing innovations and were one of the first users of Goretex in Europe. In 1978 Berghaus launched the ‘Yeti Gaiter’, which […]

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Kifaru Lost Park Parka

Tim and I in some wintry conditions, I’m pretty sure I look warmer than him….. Kifaru is best known for their packs and tipi tents, but they also make a growing range of synthetic insulation products based around Climashields APEX insulation.Kifaru have made their ‘Lost Park Parka’ (LPP) for some time now and they recently […]

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Scarpa Grand Dru GTX

Scarpa is a well Known Italian boot maker that have been producing quality footwear since the 1930s. I picked a pair of their ‘Grand Dru GTX’ at the start of my 2017 season and worn them extensively throughout 2017 and 2018. The Grand Dru is a classic mountaineering boot based off Scarpa’s ever popular Mont […]

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Twin Needle Stock Pack

Stock pack fitted to my Tikka .300wsm For those that don’t know, Twin Needle is a small company based in Christchurch which specialises in custom gear modifications, repairs, and produces its own products for the hunting and ‘tactical’ market. I first used their services 3 years ago when I had a sleeping bag repaired and […]

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Why I don’t use trekking poles!?!

Trekking poles have swooped in and taken over the mountain hunting scene in North America and are starting to appear elsewhere as well. Trekking poles are a great tool when used in the right terrain and can save your knees and small falls. But there is a tool that far exceeds the uses of the […]

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