Issue 26 – March 2012


Steve Razzetti explores the wild and remote Tierra del Fuego, as well as the more frequented Torres Del Paine and Los Glaciares national parks

10 Of The Best… Scottish Winter Ridges

Dan Bailey picks out ten of his favourite ridges to climb in winter conditions, with a variety of grades

Everest Base Camp

Laura Crick gives an account of her trek to EBC, and of her ingenious ways of raising funds for Help for Heroes

Using Fixed Lines, part 3

Double-Everest summiter Tim Mosedale explains the techniques he uses for descending fixed ropes

Expedition Medicine, part 10: AMS

Dr Raj Joshi of 360 Expeditions explains the symptoms of Acute Mountain Sickness

Mind Control

We examine the mental side of completing a long trek or expedition, and suggest some strategies for staying sane…

Lightweight Waterproofs Guide

24 lightweight/waterproof jackets and pants are pitted together, but which will come out top in the weight and performance stakes?

6 Of The Best: 3-Season Bags

We take a look at six sleeping bags, down and synthetic, that will serve you in all but the coldest conditions


All the latest mountain news and views, the Tested Index buyers’ guide and much more!

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