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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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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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Fowler and Ramsden scale 6,400m Gave Ding

Fowler and Ramsden scale 6,400m Gave Ding

British mountaineer Mick Fowler has achieved another major first ascent in the Himalaya. Alongside regular climbing partner Paul Ramsden, Fowler reached the summit of Gave Ding, a 6,400m peak in far west Nepal, on Thursday 22 October. In an expedition supported by Berghaus, they climbed the mountain by a route on the north face in a six day push, and then descended to base camp over two days, via the west ridge and north flank. Gave … Read entire article »

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Mick Fowler eyes another first ascent in west Nepal

Mick Fowler eyes another first ascent in west Nepal

  That man is at it again! British mountaineer Mick Fowler has revealed plans for another first ascent in the Himalaya. In an expedition sponsored by Berghaus, Fowler will make an attempt on an unclimbed 6,000m peak in far west Nepal. Along with regular climbing partner Paul Ramsden and a support team of Steve Burns and Ian Cartwright, he will leave the UK at the end of the month and expects to complete the climb around the … Read entire article »

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Success for Fowler on Kishtwar Kailash

Success for Fowler on Kishtwar Kailash

British mountaineer and President of the Alpine Club Mick Fowler has made the first ascent of a previously unclimbed peak in the Indian Himalaya. Accompanied by climbing partner Paul Ramsden, Fowler led a team of four to the summit of Kishtwar Kailash (6,451m), the highest peak in the Eastern Kishtwar Range, via a route on the mountain’s 1,500m south west face. Fowler said: “There is no easy way up Kishtwar Kailash and Paul and I are extremely … Read entire article »

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