LEKI invented trekking poles back in 1974, today it’s difficult to think of outdoor life without them. All products are developed and designed together in Kirchheim/Teck, Germany and Tachov, Czech Republic. Poles are manufactured following modern and environmentally friendly processes in LEKI’s own production facility in the Czech Republic.
In 1973, Bo Hilleberg and his wife Renate introduced the first Hilleberg tent. Today, Hilleberg has over 60 employees and nearly 40 different tent models, but it is still proudly a small family company, with a dedicated hands-on style using a unique blend of old school craftsmanship and technical innovation.
An introduction and reminder of the ski techniques that are an essential part of every backcountry skiers skill set.
A quick look at some of the exercises that you can do to help get your ski legs back after they have been to sleep over summer.
Here Mark looks at additional items you may wish to carry with you in the Scottish hills or further a field on glaciated terrain.
Being able to calculate distance is an important skill in poor visibility or when an objective is not obvious…
Hold the compass firmly in your hand in front of your body, making sure that there are no metal objects nearby. Rotate yourself until the needle sits in the correct manner over the arrow on the bottom of the housing, ensuring that you have the north end of the needle, often painted red, over the pointed part of the arrow…
Lowe Alpine design backpacks, travel luggage and accessories that inspire people to seek out adventure in the mountains. The packs the team design challenge convention. They set a standard that others follow. They always remain functional, tough and comfortable to carry.
For 30 years Jagged Globe has been at the forefront of professionally led mountaineering expeditions, mountaineering courses, adventurous skiing and high-altitude treks. With Jagged Globe you can climb the Seven Summits, trek to Everest Base Camp, improve your off-piste skiing or develop your mountaineering skills.
You want to travel faster and lighter, but how can you reduce your weight to the absolute minimum? We bring you 100 of the best tips for trimming off the grams…