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Ueli Steck 1976-2017

30th April 2018 | 0 comments

We take a look back on the life of Ueli Steck, one of the greatest alpinists of his era and a much-loved character among mountaineering communities around the world…

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How to rack up your gear

29th April 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… British climber and mountaineer Nick Bullock will be in-store at Ellis Brigham Covent Garden on Tuesday 5th June to celebrate the launch of his new book, ‘Tides – a Climber’s Voyage’.  Nick’s talk will take you on a journey from the euphoric highs of first ascents and the companionship of climbing with friends, to self-doubt and post-expedition …

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Corsica GR20

23rd April 2018 | 0 comments

The GR 20 is a long-distance trail that runs roughly north-south along the spine of Corsica. It has been described as ‘Europe’s toughest trek’ and came in at number 8 in Trek & Mountain’s Top 100 Treks poll.

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‘The Dawn Wall’ trailer

11th March 2018 | 0 comments

Join the discussion… At the heart of the Land Rover Explore is a powerful 4000mAh battery that gives two days of typical use, or a full day of activites, with constant GPS Navigation mapping activated on the 5” HD display. Battery life can also be doubled by adding the included Adventure Pack while on the go. Once added, it can replace …

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10 of the best… Scottish Winter Ridges

6th March 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… Monday 5th Mar, 2018 – 8.50am GMT Monday 5th Mar, 2018 – 8.50am GMT It’s all over! Since Adam Bielecki and Janusz Gołąb set off from base camp yesterday due to improving weather, conditions have since deteriorated again and team leader Krzysztof Wielicki has now taken the decision, in consultation with his team, to end the expedition. …

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Skiing safely in a group

3rd March 2018 | 0 comments

Alex Parmenter, one of Glenmore Lodge’s instructors, talks about how to ski safely in a group and particularly how to ski in a group when terrain is prone to avalanche. He explains why this is important to the skier off-piste.

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WIN! Ice climbing sessions at Vertical Chill

20th February 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… It can be sad to realise dreams, but also an opportunity to come up with new ones. After five years climbing peaks around the world and completing the historic double ascent of Everest, Kilian Jornet continues to seek new challenges to allow him to carry on dreaming. Surrounded by the mountains and people who are his inspiration, …