Partners with the Great Lakeland 3 Day Mountain Marathon 2017

tcsh | 23/03/2017 14:56:44

The Climbers Shop have been associated with this event for the last 3 years and are pleased to be partnered with this long running event (pardon the pun) again this year.  It will be held between Saturday 29th April and Monday 1st May, with 300 places available. The GL3D™ is an adventurous three-day mountain marathon with.... More

21st Century Staff Training–Outdoor Gear Coach

tcsh | 27/01/2017 15:39:34

The Climbers Shop are very excited to announce that we are using Outdoor Gear Coach to help you make informed independent choices about the right kit for the activities you love. Have you ever considered why rucksacks aren’t waterproof? How you can be wearing seven layers but still be cold? The mystery of why many modern waterproofs.... More

Confessions of a Spine Crew–A Report from the Montane Spine Race 2017

tcsh | 25/01/2017 10:31:10

  By Cathy Casey As one of the Directors of The Climbers Shop I am continually amazed by the races and endurance challenges completed by our amazing members of staff, however, I had never come across the Montane Spine Race Series until an Ultra Distance Running friend of old told me about how he’d just lost.... More

Closed - in A Berghaus Extrem 8000 Pro Jacket - Closed

tcsh | 22/12/2016 12:13:04

Competition is now closed The Berghaus Extrem 8000 Pro jacket is a cutting edge mountaineering shell with innovation at it's core. Light, with great fit and features, this technical shell allows you to focus on the challenge, whatever the weather throws at you. The Extrem 8000 Pro is full or innovative features, advanced design and.... More

The Climbers Shop Now Retail Partner For British Mountain Guides

tcsh | 16/12/2016 10:32:05

The Climber Shop are very pleased to announce that we are now the retail partners of the British Mountain Guides Association BMG members work as Mountain Guides in the UK, Europe and further afield in the world’s famous climbing areas and high mountain ranges. Every BMG Guide has a solid base of experience, knowledge and skill. Collectively.... More

Last Dates for Christmas Delivery 2016

tcsh | 15/12/2016 15:21:41

If you require Christmas delivery, then the last days for ordering are listed below Unfortunately we cannot guarantee any European or international orders to be delivered by Christmas (from 15th December) FREE UK DELIVERY .... More

Mountain Boot and Crampon Compatibility by Adrian Nelhams UIAGM / IFMGA Guide

tcsh | 12/12/2016 10:51:09

  Mountain Guide and Director of the International School of Mountaineering, Adrian Nelhams, gives a brief run down on how to differentiate between B1 and B2 mountaineering boots, what these categories really mean and what you should consider when looking for boots.  It’ll help anyone confused with the different crampon and boot ratings, as well as help.... More

The Climbers Shop now retail partner with Colletts Mountain Hoildays

tcsh | 08/12/2016 10:08:20

The Climbers Shop is very pleased to announce it is now the preferred retail partner for Collett’s Mountain Holidays. We offer a range of benefits for Collett’s guests, with discounts on clothing and equipment to allow them to enjoy their mountain adventure to the full. Collett’s Mountain Holidays are an independent, ABTA-bonded holiday specialist offering organised.... More

Alpine Ice Climbing Article by Adrian Nelhams IFMGA Guide

tcsh | 17/11/2016 15:00:26

As the autumn leaves fall, the days shorten and the temperature drops. Streams slow down, any precipitation falls as snow, blanketing the mountainside and streaks of blue- white ice start to form, marking out potential lines for the coming season. These complex, intricate structures of crystalized ice build over time as the temperature continues to fall. It needs.... More