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18th December 2017 | 0 comments

SCARPA, literally the Italian for ‘shoe’. Footwear innovation and tradition share equally deep roots at Scarpa, which today remains a family-owned company with its headquarters and performance footwear manufacturing facilities in the same regions of northern Italy where it all started in 1938.

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Gully climbing

12th December 2017 | 0 comments

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…

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Snowcard Insurance

30th October 2017 | 0 comments

Snowcard has been insuring mountain sports adventure holidays since 1990 and as one of the UK’s longest running specialists in activity holiday travel insurance, Snowcard is regarded as one of the leading choices for insurance in the mountain sports community.

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How to take better outdoor photos, part 1

18th October 2017 | 0 comments

The world of photography has changed – digital cameras have removed the mystique from the ‘good old days’ of film photography where photographers had to wait often a week after they returned home to see the results. Now, everybody with a phone or pocket camera can take a photograph, instantly examine it, and take the shot again if it isn’t correct…

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17th October 2017 | 0 comments

The Satmap brand is about delivering outstanding digital mapping solutions to serious Outdoor folk. Great mapping is our first priority, followed by superb GPS performance on robust and durable hardware.

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Strath Lodge Glencoe

11th October 2017 | 0 comments

You can be sure of warm Highland hospitality from Ann and Dan who will welcome you into their home, for a Bed & Breakfast experience with that touch of luxury you deserve. Here you will find comfortable, relaxing accommodation for adults only, in spacious rooms, all furnished in a modern contemporary style with large modern purpose built en-suite bathrooms.