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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 Trust’s Deputy Patron, Sir Chris Bonington CVO, CBE, DL. Leo comments: “It’s a real honour to … Read entire article »

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Video: ‘Mirror Wall’ with Leo Houlding

Video: ‘Mirror Wall’ with Leo Houlding

Mirror Wall documents the latest expedition from world class climber Leo Houlding and his team as they take on the imposing Mirror Wall, a 1200m vertical tower in the polar mountains of Greenland. The need for adventure resides deep in all of us. In the case of renowned adventurer Leo Houlding, this has manifested itself in the form of world class expeditions to unclimbed peaks the world over. ‘Mirror Wall’, the debut feature film from Coldhouse Collective, follows … Read entire article »

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Berghaus launch ‘next level’ Extrem mountaineering range

Berghaus launch ‘next level’ Extrem mountaineering range

This autumn, Berghaus are launching their latest range of Extrem products, which the brand describe as ‘taking mountaineering performance to a higher level’. Tested by the likes of Leo Houlding, Mick Fowler and Angelika Rainer, the Berghaus athletes have also been actively involved in the design and development of the new range, with Houlding using the kit during his successful expedition on the Mirror Wall in Greenland, and Fowler during his first ascent on remote Gave … Read entire article »

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Leo Houlding completes 1,000-mile Greenland expedition

Leo Houlding completes 1,000-mile Greenland expedition

That man Leo Houlding has been at it again! During his latest project the climber and adventurer has completed an unsupported 1,000 mile snowkiting expedition across the Greenland ice cap.  Houlding was accompanied by friend and experienced snowkiter Bruce Corrie, and they covered the distance in under three weeks, despite being confined to their tent for days in a row during whiteout conditions.  This was Leo Houlding’s debut snowkiting expedition and Bruce Corrie’s first major expedition … Read entire article »

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Berghaus toast 30 years of Extrem

Berghaus toast 30 years of Extrem

Back in December, Trek & Mountain was invited to visit Berghaus’ newly-refurbished and restyled headquarters in Newcastle, the reason being that 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the brand, and the 30th anniversary of its Extrem sub-brand, which it is relaunching later this year. On hand were all the Berghaus product specialists to show us around the impressive facilities from where everything to do with designing products and running the business – bar manufacturing – … Read entire article »

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