The ascent of a gully will often be the first introduction to snow climbing for many mountaineers. By their very nature, gullies tend to take lines provided by natural breaks and seams in the cliffs, and these can often be at a reasonably easy angle. As such, many gullies are in the lower grades of climbing difficulty, and provide an excellent way for novices to start to learn about snow-craft, winter ropework and climbing skills…
Leo Houlding and his teammates Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon have successfully climbed the Spectre in the Gothic Mountains in Antarctica. They achieved this via a route on the north side of the mountain and have now sent back images and a report to expedition partner Berghaus which can be viewed here.
The highest peak in North America, Denali is an awe-inspiring hulk of a mountain set in the stunningly beautiful Alaskan wilderness.
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Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon have completed the latest stage of their expedition in Antarctica, having now reached the Organ Pipe Peaks – close to their main objective, the Spectre.
As Lowe Alpine celebrates its 50th anniversary, Dan Aspel talks to the brand’s former ‘chief gear tester’, the legendary Jeff Lowe…
Often judged to be one of the world’s most beautiful mountains, Ama Dablam stands proud from its Himalayan neighbours, an austere pyramid of rock and ice.