Category Archives: Clothing

The high cost of mountaineering gear?

I was shocked at the price of mountaineering gear recently as I wandered round the climbing shops . Yet much of the clothing is now a fashion item worn by many in the High Street. Many tell me good gear … Continue reading

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Gear – how did we cope without Buffs ? Buffalo gear who still has one?

The Buff – a simple garment that can be used as a bandanna or face neck protector. It has many uses. I bought my first Buff many years ago and had to use it as a bandage for a casualty … Continue reading

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