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Ultimate gifts for trekkers and mountaineers!

Ultimate gifts for trekkers and mountaineers!

Find the perfect gift for the trekker or mountaineer in your life with the Trek & Mountain Festive Gift Guide…   MONTANE HI-Q LUXE JACKET £170 Montane’s brand new Hi-Q Luxe  Jacket delivers lightweight, highly compressible micro baffle mountain insulation to handle winter’s toughest challenges. It uses new, innovative PrimaLoft Gold Insulation Luxen which blends millions of water repellent PrimaLoft ultra- fine fibres together to create a luxuriously silky fillwith the warmth, compressibility and lightweight loft of down, but with the superior wet weather performance of synthetic insulation. A light, 100% windproof Pertex Quantum Rip-stop outer fabric with a superior DWR and engineered tailoring delivers … Read more »

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WIN! a Bergans of Norway Memurutind Down Jacket

WIN! a Bergans of Norway Memurutind Down Jacket

Named after the famous British mountaineer William Cecil Slingsby, the ‘Father of Norwegian mountaineering’, the Slingsby collection from Bergans of Norway was developed for high level hiking and mountaineering. As a lover of nature, explorer, skier, and competent mountaineer, Slingsby pushed the limits of the day and inspired those around him. Just like Slingsby, modern mountaineers rely on the best equipment to reach the top. Inspired by his legacy, Bergans of Norway drew on their extensive mountain experience to create a product range in the spirit of Slingsby. The range consists of shell garments, heat insulating padded garments, softshell, midlayers … Read more »

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WIN Páramo clothing and Nikwax care products worth over £500!

WIN Páramo clothing and Nikwax care products worth over £500!

Páramo clothing is renowned for its exceptional performance in conditions where even the best membranes struggle, and in this month’s competition we are giving away two complete outfits of Páramo gear – one men’s and one women’s – plus a range of market-leading Nikwax care products to keep the clothing in top-notch condition. So what do our prize packages consist of? Well, for one lucky chap we have an Enduro Jacket (£370), Enduro Trousers (£230) and a Páramo beanie (£18) up for grabs, while one of our female readers will walk away with a Ventura Jacket (£295), Ventura Trousers (£230) and … Read more »

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Is Social Media killing adventure?

Is Social Media killing adventure?

Is the popularity of Facebook, Twitter et al a good or bad thing for the outdoors? Sophie Nicholson investigates…   When Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgesen made the first free ascent of the Dawn Wall in Yosemite in January this year, they succeeded in making more than just climbing history. Over the course of 19 days spent on the wall, the pair climbed 32 pitches, sanded and super glued their fingers, and dragged themselves 2,500ft upwards in the direction of a long-held dream through a combination of sheer will and extraordinary skill. What they achieved in climbing terms was extraordinary, but the … Read more »

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WIN a pair of Meindl Air Revolution 4.1 boots worth £235!

WIN a pair of Meindl Air Revolution 4.1 boots worth £235!

  For over 300 years the Meindl family in Germany have been dedicated to producing quality handmade footwear for walking, hiking, hunting, forestry and the military following the company’s creation in 1683 by Petrus Meindl. During that time, Meindl products have become renowned for their build quality and technical innovation, and their award-winning Air Revolution technology – first introduced to the market 14 years ago – continues that tradition and is still considered ground-breaking. The open mesh construction in the tongue of the boot combined with the Air Revolution’s Air-Active Soft Print drysole works with the Gore-Tex Performance Comfort Footwear lining to allow unprecedented … Read more »

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