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This is a collaborative space created to share our stories of adventure. Here, you will find advice on gear, the latest community news, guidance for your own travels, tales of epic ventures, reflections, insights and everything in between.

We welcome contributions and would be delighted to have you share your story with us. For a limited time, all contributors whose submissions are published will receive a 15% OFF voucher for Mountain Mail Order.

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The Send Space is a proudly South African climbing podcast and a space for our local climbers to tell their stories, record history, share beta, and inspire others.

Three local climbers have gotten together to bring you regular episodes featuring climbers and adventurers from around the country, documenting their adventures, sends, fears, failures and lessons learned. Hosted by Mienke Richter, with content and production support from Matt Chapman and Aimee Clarke.


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MMO’s Ultimate Winter Layering System

23 Jun 2022

Discover Mountain Mail Order's tried and tested 4-part layering system for cosy winter adventures...

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Tips for a Toasty Night’s Sleep

16 Jun 2022

The Mountain Mail Order team shares their top tips for keeping cosy in the great outdoors...

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3 Game-Changing Hangboard Exercises

09 Jun 2022

Use Dr Nelson's ultra-simple hangboard programme to get your fingers on the send train!

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Therapy Products for Injury-Free Sending

02 Jun 2022

Discover Mountain Mail Order's favourite therapy & conditioning gadgets & DIYs...

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South African Climber Paraglides Off Everest

24 May 2022

Pierre Carter recently because the first person to legally paraglide from the top of the world's highest peak.

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MMO’s Favourite Adventure Hacks

19 May 2022

Discover some handy tricks that will up your camping game.

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