The Climbing Guide

The Climbing Guide
As climbers ourselves, we know the importance of having the right kit to take on the project you’ve been training 6 months for, or to manage a tricky approach in questionable conditions. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a veteran or a just getting started, we’ve compiled this guide to help you discover what you need to support you beyond boundaries…


The Aktiv Down Jacket

Perfect For

  • Bouldering
  • Warm-ups
  • Approach

One of our milestone pieces, The Aktiv is a versatile insulated layer, with 700 fill power down, it’s perfect to stay toasty between goes on a boulder, keeping your muscles warm and agile. Great for warm-ups through the colder months. With it’s Nylon ripstop outer it can take on the tough rock texture without the fear of snagging, no-lif gusseted arms mean you’ve got complete freedom of movement and no drafts. No climber is complete without a trusty down jacket and the Aktiv is a proven companion.


 Not sure what level of down you should be looking for? Check out our Insulation Guide

The Nord Softshell Trousers

Perfect For

  • All climbing types
  • Autumn/Winter layering
  • Freedom of movement

With a diamond gusset and articulated knees, these are the perfect trouser for all year round climbing of any kind. Made with a nylon stretch softshell fabric, they allow freedom of movement while being sturdy enough to cope with tough rock and grit textures. They have room for a base-layer even with their Alpine slim fit design. Plenty of pockets to stash those vital snacks on longer routes. Wind resistance means extra warmth and protection from the elements, as perfect climbing conditions aren’t always particularly warm, especially gritstone season in the UK. Coming in at a mere 300gm (average) weight, these are ideal to wear or pack on any climbing adventure.


The Husly Insulated Belay Jacket

Perfect For

  • Belaying!
  • Frigid conditions
  • Plenty of storage

700 fill power Geo-Therm Thermolite, to keep you extra toasty while your climbing partner works their project. No distractions in any conditions, you can focus on what’s important. The EcoMade insulation has also been zoned in different weights to make it even more comfortable and fit perfectly. Extra insulation around the core and less in the sleeves, as well as no-lift gusseted arms, leaves you able to belay efficiently. Extended collar for extra face protection, even when looking up. Everything about this jacket has been specifically designed to be the perfect outer layer for a belayer, help your partner go beyond boundaries and stay comfortable.