The Perfect Pressies for Climbers
Finding just the right present for the climber in your life can be tricky. Chances are she/he’s got all the usuals, so here are the Womenclimb top Christmas or birthday present picks. You can be in with a chance of winning a 3rd Rock sports bra
Made By Scavenger: From £3
Scavenger make beautiful, functional stuff from old climbing gear: Uber cool! Coasters, Dog Leads, Dog Collars, Belts, Bags, Wallets, Keyrings, Chalk Bags, Teddies and more. You can buy online, but get in quick for the custom items if you want them for Christmas.
Aurora3 Sports Bra from 3rd Rock: £33
3rd Rock is a British business set in the heart of the Peak District, creating organic & recycled climbing clothing for men & women. This sports bra is fabulous and you can win one by entering our competition. Find out about it at the end of the post.
Climbers’ Jewellery: From £26
Pitch Climbing T-Shirt/ Vest: from £15
Pitch do some lovely climbing vests and T-shirts for women and men. They’re a UK-based duo with positive ethics and a great attitude. Take a look at the Pitch Climbing website to get your hands on their gear.
Sense of Adventure: Compact Bivvi Bundle from Alpkit: £99
Alpkit are the quintessential British outdoors company – kit designed by the people doing the outdoor stuff. Designed in the UK. Sourced responsibly. We love their kit. This Bivvi Bundle is a must have for the explorer in your life. It’s incredibly good value for money and the quality of the gear we have had is outstanding. Read our review of the merino thermal (still going strong – wash after wash after wash – incredible).
Belay Glasses: £25 (plus 10% off)
Climbing Frog have created some super duper specs, which are perfect for indoors climbing. They’re great value. Read our Climbing Frog Belay Glasses Review. Buy them here and use the code EMILY to get 10% discount* or use code ‘TWITTER to get £5 off.
*Available to first 10 people.
Space Below my Feet: £11.69 (for BMC members) or £12.99
Paintings by Elizabeth A Fox: from £15
A picture tells a thousand words. These skilled and perfectly executed paintings of Elizabeth A Fox tell the stories of the hills of the UK and beyond. Based in Hebden Bridge, Fox uses the landscape as her inspiration, which she paints with . Buy now online.
9 out of 10 Climbers Book: £15
Want to be a better climber? Or know someone else who does? We have it on good authority (Anna Fedorova) that this book is full of practical and useful stuff to help climbers get better. Buy it now.
Prize Draw: Win a 3rd Rock Aurora3 Moisture Control Sports Bra
This completely recycled, beautifully engineered piece of kit is tough, strong and designed for your active pursuits. With a flattering triple cross back design, the Aurora Sports Bra looks great and more importantly it provides the right support, along with that all-important low environmental impact.
At Womenclimb we love 3rd Rock, because it’s a British company we trust to give us great-looking products that are organic, ethical and which look and feel awesome.* Find out about the Aurora3 at 3rd Rock.
How to enter
(Competition is now closed):
Simply leave us a comment below. Tell us about your favourite bit of climbing gear (equipment, rope, boots, rope…) and why you love it, in under 100 words.
- Prize draw entry is open to anyone.
- Only one entry per person.
- Prize draw entry is open until 13th December 2016 5pm. Comments after this date will still be displayed on Womenclimb, but will not be entered into the prize draw.
- The winner will be notified by email from the address used to leave their comment, therefore you must use a functioning email address to comment. Your email address will remain private.
- The prize will be posted to a UK or Ireland address.
- The name of the winner will be announced on Womenclimb website when the prize draw has taken place.
- Womenclimb reserves the right to use the comments and quotes in future blog posts and with partner organisations.
- We will not share your information with any third parties.
*You might think we’re being paid to say this, but we’re not. We didn’t receive anything for this post, we just want to support British business, support women and encourage environmental care. 3rd rock was started by Jessica Mor in 2010 and operates from the Peak District. We love their ethos, so when they said ‘do you want a product for a prize draw’ we knew you, our customers, would love it and we had to say yes, so leave us a comment below and you will be entered into the draw.