Issue 25 – February 2012

Kili Summit Guide

Rhys Jones of RJ7 Expeditions gives valuable advice on maximising your chances of summiting Kili

Ama Dablam

Jon Gupta and Bonita Norris give accounts of their recent (separate) climbs on this breathtakingly beautiful Himalayan peak

Ben Nevis

Top climber Kev Shields recounts his first winter climbing trip on Ben Nevis and explains how the experience helped change his life

Using Fixed Lines, part 2

Double-Everest summiteer Tim Mosedale explains the techniques he uses for ascending fixed ropes

Expedition Medicine, part 9: Altitude

Dr Raj Joshi of 360 Expeditions explains the effects that high altitude have on your body

Softshell Guide

We test out 12 softshell jackets and 8 softshell pants suitable for all-mountain use. But which ones are best?

6 Of The Best: Helmets

We choose 6 helmets that are ideal for 6 different types of use


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