November 27, 2019

Return to the Swiss Via Alpina

This September I returned to the Swiss Alps, to continue a section hike on the Via Alpina route. I previously hiked three sections in September 2018 and you can read…
November 18, 2019

Mount Roraima team reach basecamp after 100km of "jungle bashing"

Along with their local support team, the core crew of Leo Houlding, Anna Taylor, Waldo Etherington, Wilson Cutbirth, Matt Pycroft and Dan Howard have completed almost 100km of “jungle bashing”…
November 05, 2019

Kendal Mountain Festival - Lowe Alpine Yurt timetable announced

Every November, thousands of outdoor enthusiasts from across the globe gather together at Kendal to share and celebrate the best stories from the world of adventure. Stories of human endurance,…
October 29, 2019

Project Possible completed as Nims summits 14th 8000er in 190 days

At 8:58 am on 29th October 2019, Nirmal Purja, a 36 year old Nepali born ex UK Special Services soldier, stood at 8,027m above sea level, on the summit of…
October 29, 2019

Leo Houlding leads new team to explore heights of the Lost World

Leo Houlding has revealed details of a major expedition that will start next month. Leading a team of six, Leo will set out to climb a new route on the…
October 10, 2019

The Great Norse Run - 19 people run the first ever multi-marathon across Iceland

Danny Bent, founder of Project Awesome and The London Relay, selected a small group of men and women, of varying fitness levels and ages, to accompany him across the scenic…
October 04, 2019

Mountain Equipment Ogre 33L+ Women’s Pack tested and reviewed

As a seasoned trad climber, an occasional Scottish Munro bagger, a wandering nomad and occasional dabbler in winter sports, there are many outdoor sports with different technical requirements.