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Video: Lowe Alpine – ‘It’s Calling’

Video: Lowe Alpine – ‘It’s Calling’

For 50 years Lowe Alpine has taken inspiration from the mountains. ‘It’s Calling’ is our new film that explores the relationship between people, our products and the mountains. … Read more »

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WIN a DMM Scrambling Pack worth £295!

WIN a DMM Scrambling Pack worth £295!

  Scrambling on more serious terrain that requires the use of climbing gear is fantastic practice for classic … Read more »

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 »

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Jordan Trail is go!

Jordan Trail is go!

20 years after they first conceived the idea, Tony Howard and Di Taylor report on the official opening of the 650 mile-long Jordan Trail…   It started as a chat round the embers of a campfire as Di Taylor and I sat in our sleeping bags sipping tea beneath one of Jordan’s impeccable crystal clear star filled nights. It was the late … Read more »

Leo Houlding appointed as a trustee of Outward Bound

Leo Houlding appointed as a trustee of Outward Bound

Leo Houlding has been appointed as a Trustee of The Outward Bound Trust, the educational charity that uses the outdoors to help develop young people from all walks of life. 36-year-old Houlding is well-known for his daring first ascents and big wall climbs around the world, and he was recruited into this new appointment by his friend, mentor and mountaineering legend, The … Read more »

Mercier forges new line on Aiguille du Midi

Mercier forges new line on Aiguille du Midi

  French climber Jeff Mercier has put up a new route on the north face of the Aiguille du Midi above Chamonix. During the first attempt on 16th May, the team of Mercier, Lucien Boucansaud and Geremy Rakowski bivied at the Plan de l’Aiguille and began climbing at 4.30am on the 17th. Mercier said, “The climb was harder than expected, and … Read more »

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