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Kilian Jornet sets ‘fastest known time’ for Everest ascent

Kilian Jornet sets ‘fastest known time’ for Everest ascent

Alone, in a single climb and without oxygen or fixed ropes, Jornet has reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain (8,484 m) The climb, which forms part of the Summits of My Life project, sets a new “Fastest Known Time” of 26 hours from the Everest Base Camo (5,100 m) to the summit at 8,484 m Due to stomach problems Jornet didn’t complete the descent to the Everest Base Camp and is currently recovering at the … Read more »

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WIN a pair of Scarpa Charmoz boots worth £250!

WIN a pair of Scarpa Charmoz boots worth £250!

Whether you’re trekking in the Greater Ranges with a big pack, picking your way up a Scottish … Read more »

WIN! a Rab Alpha Direct jacket worth £180

WIN! a Rab Alpha Direct jacket worth £180

Rab have some awesome additions to their clothing range this autumn, and one of the stand-out pieces … Read more »

Win a set of Arc’teryx Satoro baselayers!

Win a set of Arc’teryx Satoro baselayers!

  With colder weather on the way, we’re offering you the chance to win a set of Arc’teryx’s … Read more »

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Gurkhas first to summit Everest from south

Gurkhas first to summit Everest from south

It’s been confirmed that at 14:08 Nepal time, three teammembers from the Gurkha Everest Expedition 2017 team became the first to summit from the south side this year. The Gurkhas were the first to find Ueli Steck’s body after he fell from Nuptse on April 30th. Trek & Mountain’s Technical Editor, Alun Richardson, is embedded with the team as official photographer. According to … Read more »

Satmap announces all new Active 20 Sports GPS device

Satmap announces all new Active 20 Sports GPS device

Satmap Systems Ltd has announced the launch of the Satmap Active 20 Sports GPS unit. The Active 20 is the first device of its class to be fully touchscreen or button operated (‘DualControl’). Fitted with the latest, high-sensitivity GPS receiver (uBlox MAX M8), the Active 20 supports all the primary satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, WAAS, EGNOS, etc.) with accuracy, … Read more »

Ueli Steck dies on Everest

Ueli Steck dies on Everest

Legendary Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck has been killed in an accident while acclimatising for an attempt to traverse Lhotse and Everest. According to the Himalayan Times, “A group of six rescuers discovered a body of the multiple-record holder mountaineer near Nuptse Face of Mt Everest where he could have slipped and fell on the ice-covered slope. “The team has collected the … Read more »

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