Paklenica National Park

by Mark on February 16, 2017

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Paklenica is the best place to go climbing in Croatia, and is known as a top European climbing area for its multi-pitch routes. Paklenica has everything from single pitch sport routes to multi-pitch routes up to 350m long (sport and trad), on solid limestone rock.  There are routes to suit climbers of all abilities and they all have easy access with the walk in from the car varying from 1 to 45 minutes.  Anica kuk is home to many classic multi-pitch routes that have been attracting climbers from all over the world.  These routes are up to 350m long, across all grades, with a simple walk off from the top back to the car.

The new Paklenica rock climbing guidebook has just been fully revised and re-printed. It now covers 590 routes, an increase of over 200 routes than the previous edition.  All the routes are shown on colour photo topos, and most of the multi-pitch routes have an additional topo diagram. Published in February 2017 the text is in Croatian, German, Italian, Slovenian and English throughout.

Buy this Paklenica rock climbing guidebook for only £25.95 plus P&P.

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Paklenica is also a great place to go walking and hiking. The landscape varies from limestone gorges, pine forests and Alpine meadows.  The Paklenica walking map details many marked hiking trails.  These vary from circular day hikes, or by using the Planinarski Dom mountain hut you can explore more demanding hikes along the Velebit ridge.

Buy the Paklenica walking map for only £9.95 plus P&P.

Find out more about walking in Paklenica

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REEL ROCK 11 DVD

by Mark on January 17, 2017

REEL-Rock-11-DVD-LargeTreat yourself to a New Year’s present and buy the new REEL ROCK 11 DVD. REEL ROCK has been producing great climbing films for many years, and this DVD will give you that added inspiration to get out climbing during 2017.

The REEL ROCK 11 DVD is in fact 5 films that visit the best climbing areas in the World mixed with great humour. The five films are as follows:

(1) Young Guns – 15-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 16-year-old Kai Lightner are the new generation, who are raising the bar for us all.

(2) Boys in the Bugs – Follow Will Stanhope and Matt Segal in their four-year quest on a forbidding 5.14 (F8b+) finger crack high in the Canadian alpine wilderness of the Bugaboos.

(3) Rad/Dad – Lone wolf Mike Libecki balances fatherhood with a expedition addiction.

(4) Brette – Follow Brette Harrington on a personal journey from the Canadian Rockies to Patagonia, via Yosemite.

(5) Dodo’s Delight – The good ship Dodo’s Delight on a rollicking tour above the Arctic Circle in search of unclimbed big walls, with plenty of humour and music along the way.

Released in December 2016, the film is in English with subtitles in Spanish, German, French, Japanese, Hungarian, and English, and has a running time of 101 minutes, plus 46 minutes of extra footage.

Buy the REEL ROCK 11 DVD for £22.50 plus P&P.

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