After my first experience of climbing in ill fitting rental shoes I pretty much decided right away that I needed my own pair. Not only could I choose a fit that would work for my feet but I would also feel happier wearing a shoe that only my own sweaty feet (excuse me) have been
I can’t remember the last time I wore nail polish, let alone the last time I paid for someone to do my nails. My normal “routine” consisted of keeping my nails short and applying lotion when I remembered. Now that I climb regularly, I have found that I need to do a bit more to
Let me start off by saying this: what climbing shoes lack in comfort you get back in climbing trousers. They have got to be one of the greatest inventions ever: fun colours, relaxed fit, higher waist, full range of movement… Does it get much better? Exactly. Which is also the reason why I am ditching both
One of my most frequently used pieces of kit is my Arc’teryx Beta SL jacket. It’s my go-to packable waterproof for day trips, rainy runs or bike rides and to take along on a city getaway. In a nutshell, I pack it whenever it might get wet but I won’t get stuck in a massive downpour.
The first item I purchased towards my new ski equipment were my Hestra Heli Ski gloves. I’ve been wanting a pair of Hestra gloves ever since I saw how well Adam’s had held up after wearing them for ski season after ski season. The brand is renowned for its excellent craftsmanship and quality and they offer a large
Introduction Adam here with my first (of many) gear reviews which will be popping up on Bee + Roo over the next few months. Well, what a place to start! The new Osprey Talon 11 and Tempest 9 daypacks have quickly landed at the top of my (ever growing) pile. Overview I’ve been using the