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Powertraveller unveil new website

Powertraveller unveil new website

UK brand Powertraveller, known for their portable power products, have launched a new micro website featuring the adventures of their professional outdoor ambassadors. Users can access the site via the main Powertraveller webpage, where they are able to view biographies, images, expedition videos and social media updates from each athlete. Ambassador profile pages, which so far include those of mountaineer Squash Falconer, polar explorer Ryan Waters and climber Annelie Pompe, feature interactive timelines showing former expeditions, … Read entire article »

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Adele aims for 8000ers

Adele aims for 8000ers

Leading high altitude mountaineer Adele Pennington has recently unveiled plans to become the first British woman to summit every 8,000m peak in the world, as well as taking in the Seven Summits, four of which she has already conquered, with just Aconcagua, Mt Elbrus and Indonesia’s Carstensz Pyramid left to go. Pennington already holds a world record for being the only British woman to summit Everest twice. Adele has already tackled four of the highest peaks … Read entire article »

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Interview: Conrad Anker

Interview: Conrad Anker

Was George Mallory the first man to summit Everest? Mountaineer Conrad Anker talks to Bethan Williams about how he retraced Mallory’s fateful 1924 climb in a quest for answers… In 1999 renowned American mountaineer Conrad Anker made a discovery that reverberated around the globe. High in Mount Everest’s ‘death zone’ he found the body of George Mallory – 75 years after the British explorer vanished while attempting to be the first man to summit the world’s … Read entire article »

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Interview: Kenton Cool

Interview: Kenton Cool

Having recently achieved his ninth (yup, ninth) summit of Everest, Kenton Cool tells Trek & Mountain how he got to the top of the guiding game, and what the future holds… Having successfully summited Mount Everest for the ninth time last month, Kenton Cool now holds the British world record for the most ascents of the world’s highest mountain. But though he’s best known for his exploits on Everest, Cool has also tackled a number of … Read entire article »

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Interview: Mick Fowler

Interview: Mick Fowler

The ‘mountaineers’ mountaineer’ Mick Fowler talks to Trek & Mountain about his recent expedition to China’s Tien Shan range and his love of climbing… Over the last 30 years, Mick Fowler has established himself as one of Britain’s foremost climbers and mountaineers, having forged new and bold routes on everything from British sea stacks, chalk cliffs and ice walls to unclimbed lines and first ascents on many peaks in the greater ranges. What’s more, he’s done … Read entire article »

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