Gear check

With new indoor climbing centres popping up all over the country, the sport is really taking off in Ireland. Here are some items that every climber will love.

19th January, 2014
Petzl Sirocco Helmet.

Petzl Sirocco Helmet

Made from expanded polypropylene, this is the ultimate lightweight climbing helmet (€90); it weights just 165g, but still offers excellent impact resistance. It also has great ventilation and a magnetic buckle which allows the chinstrap to be attached with one hand.

*Available from Great Outdoors, Chatham Street, Dublin 2 and at Awesome Walls, Finglas, and Kerry Outdoor Sports in Killarney*

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