~~Old next to new. Five Ten have re-launched the Anasazi Lace-Up 'The Pink'. We have just had a delivery today. From Five Ten - You probably know someone who has stockpiled the Lace-up in anticipation of a chance on "To Bolt or Not to Be". To help out, we made the classic shoe even better. STEALTH C4 toe rand, new heel construction, and a lined Cowdura™ synthetic upper that fits like a glove, all provide the familiar, secure and reliable fit, climb after climb.
Gimme Kraft is the new training bible from the trainers & coach of Alex Megos, the new wonder kid to emerge out of Germany with the first on-sight of the grade French 9a. Megos is a testament to the effectiveness of a consistent scientific approach to climbing training.
Five Ten and DMM are running a demo eveing on Tuesday 3rd September, the highlight of the evening will be a free coaching sessions from Shauna Coxsey. There will be two sessions for ten people on each from 7-8pm and from 8.30-9.30pm. You need to sign up on the evening for this.
The Castle Shop staff are holding a demo evening for customers to get to grips with the vast array of belay devices available on the market.
Do you know your Click-Up from your Cinch? Do you know how to use a Reverso in guide-mode? If not, this demo evening may be of interest to you. Come and check out the latest designs and get some expert advice from our staff.
We may even lay on some nibbles in the way of cheese & sausiccon....
Climbing winter routes in the UK has given me some of my most memorable and enjoyable days out climbing, however being based in London means I like to make sure that routes are ‘in’ before I make the long and expensive drive north. Fortunately in recent years this has become a lot easier because of the great resources available on the internet. I have put together some of those resources that I have found to be invaluable.