Category: News

Boulder Shack November competition!

Boulder Shack November Comp Here are a few photos from the November comp at Boulder Shack. I changed up my usual style for a more film/classic look, I would love to know what you think? If you are interested in any of the photo for print or use please don’t hesitate to contact me on…
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HarroWall review

HarroWall review   HarroWall has been all over social media since it opened in February; since we had a weekend in London, we decided to see what all the hype is about. On the tube to Harrow-on-the-Hill tube station we did a little research and found that it is the largest bouldering centre in the…
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Reminiscing about Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau: When can I go back? The snow of March mixed with a bad case of the man flu has had me reminiscing about our trip to Fontainebleau last year. Scrolling through pictures, I found a load of clips I never made into anything so I thought ‘Damn! I got nothin’ better to do!’. I hope…
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Fernweh x After The Send

Fernweh x After The Send We at After the Send are proud to announce that we are teaming up full time with one of our favourite climbing brands, Fernweh. After three years as a Friend of the Send, our little team is joining forces with the awesome Scottish maker/designer to become some of their first ‘sponsored climbers’. Both…
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Tarragona Tapas

Tarragona tapas In a week it was never going to be possible to even touch the surface of the climbing on offer in Tarragona, northern Spain, with historic sport venues such as Siurana and Margalef on offer. But, true to our host nation, we sampled the best of the region ‘tapas style’ – and it…
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Christmas gifts for climbers.

Climbing gifts for Christmas Speaking as a climber, there is very little I want for Christmas. Everything I need, I get. Everything I want is very specific and usually expensive. Don’t get me wrong, I appreciate gifts! But when the ‘Big name Outdoor store’ sells your family member an ice screw and you are a…
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Bea’s and Oriol’s cosy caravan (Tarragona)

Bea’s and Oriol’s cosy caravan (Tarragona) Normally, our climbing trips take place in areas we can easily drive to in our trusty van, Rocher.  This means accommodation is sorted! For our most recent trip to Spain, we decided to fly (£20 return flights!). Spain is full of refuges, hostels and campsites but we decided to…
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Finale Ligure

 Finale Ligure While on my European road trip, I (Tom) was holed up in my van in the Italian Alps while torrential rain put an end to my hopes of climbing on the stunning Alpine granite and gneiss crags of the Aosta Valley. I needed to move on and in the midst of the cold…
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Portland Heights Boulders

Portland Heights Boulders Here at After The Send we are all about climbing whether it’s trying to smash out a new grade, climbing a classic or just trying something new. We had heard these boulders a little while back and with a spare afternoon in hand, we decided to go and have a look. We weren’t the first…
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Is it worth the drive?

Is it worth the drive? 2 hours North West of where we live in Dorset you enter the wonderful world of Wales. We spent a night and a day sport climbing in a sandstone quarry in South Wales and then hopped back in the car to drive for another 5 and a half hours north,…
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A cure for smelly feet!

Boot Bananas This must be one of the biggest problems for climbers! It’s not finger strength or pump or even fitting into a tiny pair of shoes… it’s all about taking those shoes off and hoping the smell doesn’t offend too many people. My shoes have been known to vacate a boulder room, clear a…
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3rd Rock

For a while now, we here at After the Send have been big fans of 3rd Rock clothing. We first discovered them a few years ago and our obsession has grown from there, infecting the rest of the After the Send crew. 3rd Rock website The 3rd Rock message is ‘our planet, our playground’; meaning…
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