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Cogne Ice Opening report

12th February 2017 | 0 comments

Have your say… Climbing an icefall above Lillaz For the last five years, the Cogne Ice Opening has unofficially marked the start of the ice climbing season in the Alps. Ice climbers from far and wide, both seasoned and beginners, gather to celebrate the colder temperatures and the icefalls that come along with them. The event was the brainchild of …

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OMM celebrates 50

31st January 2017 | 0 comments

The original mountain marathon continues to grow as athletes enter for the race’s 50th year. The extreme two-day race, held at the end of October, tests competitors on their endurance and self-reliance. In OMM tradition the UK race location will be kept a secret until August. The event, which started in 1968, aimed to combine fell running, orienteering, hill walking and …

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The North Face launch new mountain festival

12th May 2016 | 0 comments

The North Face have announced the launch of a new festival, The North Face Mountain Festival, set in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland, at the foot of the Eiger. The festival will run from the 16th to 18th of September and let’s festival goers trial outdoor activities such as running mountainous trails for the first time, following a pro athlete up a rock-face, …

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Arc'teryx Academy registration date announced

10th March 2016 | 0 comments

Registration for this year’s Arc’teryx Academy, held from June 16-19 in Chamonix, will open on Tuesday, March 15th from 11am GMT. You may have read about last year’s Arc’teryx Academy in Trek & Mountain, when we accompanied participants on the ‘Basic Mountaineering’, ‘Advanced Technical Alpinism’, and ‘Overnight Bivy’ clinics. The four day event starts on Thursday with a with a …

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Winter Meet 2016 – join up here!

10th January 2016 | 0 comments

It’s back and better than ever… read on to find out about the 2016 edition of Trek & Mountain’s famous Winter Meet, to be held on March 12-14 For the third year running Trek & Mountain is delighted to be running our famous Scottish winter weekend and, for 2016, this action packed weekend will be based in the East Highlands Mecca …

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Ueli Steck to share his Magic Moments of 2015 in London lecture

6th January 2016 | 0 comments

Mountain Hardwear and Snow+Rock will be hosting a night with Ueli Steck during which he will be sharing his latest line of feats, including his reclaimed Eiger record, in only 2 hours, 22 minutes. The lecture titled ‘Ueli Steck/Magic Moments’ will be held at the London Geographical Society on 22 January. 2015 proved to be a big year for Steck, including his …

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Stephen Venables announces 'Life After Everest' tour dates

8th October 2015 | 0 comments

Community Action Nepal are proud to present a new lecture series by Stephen Venables entitled ‘Life After Everest – The Adventure Continues!’ During the show, which will be illustrated with stunning images, Venables will tell tales of adventures around the world, including his escape from death in the Indian Himalaya when an abseil anchor failed and he fell 300 feet, finding …

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Reinhold Messner opens sixth – and final – mountain museum

21st August 2015 | 0 comments

On 23rd July the sixth and final Reinhold Messner Mountain Museum opened its doors in Kronplatz, South Tyrol. The world famous explorer and mountaineer set out for great heights for his final project which sits at 2,275m and is the highest of the six. The museum also features a dramatic viewing platform jutting out from the mountain. Devoted to alpinism’s supreme …

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Kendal Mountain Festival announces headliners

9th August 2015 | 0 comments

Held every November in the Lake District, the Kendal Mountain Festival features hundreds of film screenings plus numerous speakers and guests. Festival organisers have revealed some of the big names that will make an appearance at the festival. Tommy Caldwell, who made headlines last year for free climbing the Dawn Wall with Kevin Jorgeson as well as the completion of …