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.
Italians Tamara Lunger and Simone Moro have completed the first winter ascent of Gora Pobeda (Pik Pobeda), the highest mountain (3003m) of the Mounts Cerskij Range…
Short documentary showing the rescue of Pakistani climber Abdul Jabbar Bhatti and Sonam Sherpa from the South Summit if Everest by Jangbu Sherpa’s team.
An emergency shelter is exactly that, designed to be used only when dire straits dictate that safety from the elements has to be sought, perhaps when your partner is injured or extremes of weather make movement impossible.
Speed climber Karl Egloff has broken off his attempt to break the world record for ascending Aconcagua due to an avalanche blocking his planned route.
Winter skills 4.4: climbing and protecting steeper mixed ground. Expert tips for winter climbing. Climbing and protecting steeper mixed ground.
They call it the UK’s most brutal race, and this weekend saw the start of the Montane Spine Race which organisers say features the most competitive line-up yet in its seven-year history.
“Skiing in Greece? Really?” was the usual response when we said where we were going. With a desperate lack of snow in the Alps we were looking as far away as Morocco and Nepal for inspiration. We had been told that there was good snow in Greece, but we didn’t quite believe it.
Everything in our culture tells us to look forward, reach upwards, eye on the prize, visualise the path to success, shoot for the moon. No day is more imbued with this vision than the first of the new year, when we embark on the cultural ritual of the New Year’s Resolution.