Top 5 Pieces Of Gear From This Summer

Here a list of my 5 favorite pieces of gear from the summer so far. Things that have made my life easier, or more comfortable.

Petzl Sitta Harness


The Petzl Sitta has been a big surprise for me.  Its super comfy, yet light weight and easy to pack in the rucksack.  Enough gear loops for trad climbing and perfect for sport. It works for nearly all my climbing and I don’t need to worry about choosing the right harness for the job as I know it will work for me.  Check it out on the EpicTV Shop here.

DMM Pivot Belay Device


It’s surprisingly hard to find the perfect belay plate but I’m pretty close with the DMM Pivot.  Easy to use in guide mode and very smooth for giving out rope and abseiling. Great stuff from the welsh manufactures.  Check it out here.

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New Support From Blue Ice.

I’m very happy to announce my new support from Blue Ice. Click here to go to there website. For those of you who don’t know Blue Ice are a Chamonix based equipment manufacturer and have been around for about 3 years. They currently make a great range of rucksacks and few other bits like leashes, chalk bag’s and even a great little harness made of Dyneema. I’m looking forward to my next trip into the mountains to try out some of the stuff!!

Stay tuned for a write up about my recent adventure on the Croz Spur on the Jorasses with Ben O’Connor Croft.