Editorials

We don't buy into products, We buy into experiences.

When I was 13 I decided I was going to have 3 cars when I grew up. A sports car, a 4x4 and a camper van and in my mind…
February 25, 2018

We don't buy into products, We buy into experiences.

When I was 13 I decided I was going to have 3 cars when I…

Blogs

Reeks District: Ireland’s Adventure Playground with Jessie Leong

‘How do you pronounce Carrauntoohil?’ ‘Karen-toole’ replied Piaras, mountain guide from Kerry Climbing. ‘It means inverted sickle, a serrated knife-edge. Just look at the ridge behind you.’
December 03, 2018

Reeks District: Ireland’s Adventure Playground with Jessie Leong

‘How do you pronounce Carrauntoohil?’ ‘Karen-toole’ replied Piaras, mountain guide from Kerry Climbing. ‘It means…

Outdoor Guides

Down Time - What you need to know before you buy your down jacket

When it comes to selecting an insulated jacket it makes sense to have a look how insulation it works and with just a basic grasp of the essential principles you'll…
October 19, 2018

Down Time - What you need to know before you buy your down jacket

When it comes to selecting an insulated jacket it makes sense to have a look…
August 15, 2019

Albert and being Sustainable.

What connects a tiny patch of snow in Scotland to a Blackpool pub and landslides in the Alps? Henry Iddon pulls the threads together in a guest Editorial on sustainability.
July 17, 2019

The post-industrial landscapes of Snowdonia's slate industry are being re-imagined as a leisure resource

For a period of over 150 years the landscape of Snowdonia, and particularly the western side from Bethesda to Blaenau Ffestiniog was dominated by a brutal, industrial, visage of dark…
June 05, 2019

Wild camping - is it time for a conversation?

Wild camping isn't something we're used to seeing make the national papers, it's something we tend to whisper about in public; seen as illegal but widespread with enlightened national park…
May 28, 2019

Freedom of the Hills - but will the snow last

In 2018 I visited the Cairngorms to write and photograph a feature for the British Mountaineering Council’s ‘Summit’ magazine. The piece was about using eMTBs to access the steep skiing…
May 21, 2019

What future for hill wakers in the BMC as reports say departing hill walking officer may not be replaced

When the BMC proposed a name change to Climb Britain a couple of years ago the result was a membership meltdown the likes of which the organisation hadn't seen since…
December 17, 2018

GB Climbing teams in chaos over funding and communications failures

With the 2018/19 UIAA ice climbing Combined World Championships kicking off in Moscow the GB Ice Climbing Team is in a state of chaos, with suspensions, funding issues and serious…
December 03, 2018

Reeks District: Ireland’s Adventure Playground with Jessie Leong

‘How do you pronounce Carrauntoohil?’ ‘Karen-toole’ replied Piaras, mountain guide from Kerry Climbing. ‘It means inverted sickle, a serrated knife-edge. Just look at the ridge behind you.’
MyOutdoors

MyOutdoors

Outdoor performance apparel and equipment brand Mountain Hardwear is continuing to ensure a safe winter season for the Lake District Fell Top Assessors, by equipping the experienced team of three with its latest range of clothing and equipment for the third consecutive year.

The organisers of the Cape Wrath Ultra® and the Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race® have confirmed that both events will take place annually from 2021.

The organisers of Keswick Mountain Festival (KMF) have announced that the festival’s 50K trail race has been awarded accreditation by Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB).

inov-8 has used graphene – the world’s strongest material – to add revolutionary new running shoes to its legendary X-TALON range.

Medical charity the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) has enlisted the support of Berghaus this winter.

Sunday, 04 August 2019 08:55

Mammut Trion Spine 35 tested and reviewed

 Another year, another "back system". Mammut's Trion Spine 35 promises a pack that "works with you to make your load more comfortable and evenly distributed" - sounds so good we had to check it out.

The Microfibre Consortium (TMC) has announced details of a microfibre shedding test method that has now been released to its members.

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” in a little over a week and are now established at Mount Roraima basecamp.

Keswick Mountain Festival (KMF) is set to feature on more Christmas lists this year after the launch of a new online gift voucher.

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders have returned to the UK after being repelled for a second time this year by the still unclimbed 6,362m Himalayan mountain Chombu.

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