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COVID-19: A message from the Continent

22nd March 2020 | 1 comment.

Have your say… The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) has launched a major new campaign to promote the health of the UK’s wild moorland areas in order to combat climate change. Entitled The Climate Project, the initiative aims to support the work of Moors for the Future, an organisation which, since 2003, has developed and delivered a landscape scale programme of …

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Patagonia Bristol store opens for business (and climate activism)

4th March 2020 | 0 comments

Have your say… “The demand for clinics has increased in recent years, and to ensure all participants have an equal opportunity to secure tickets for their chosen clinics, a new lottery ballot system will be introduced this year,” the official Arc’teryx press release says. “Lottery sign-up will be open from March 10-17th, with registration access confirmed on March 19th. Those …

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Arc’teryx Alpine Academy lottery announced

3rd March 2020 | 0 comments

Have your say… Vertical cracks can be found on routes on almost all rock types, but pure parallel-sided cracks provide a technical challenge and demand such a different set of movement skills that ascending these style of routes has become an almost distinct sub-sport within rock climbing. Pete Whittaker, a Sheffield-based climber who grew up on the Peak District’s gritstone …

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Fjällräven Classic comes to the UK

16th January 2020 | 0 comments

Have your say… JON GUPTA – THE REWARD JON GUPTA – THE REWARD Jon’s love for big expeditions started at 18 in the jungles of Belize and has since taken him to the Himalayas, Alaska, The Andes, Africa, The Alps as well as all over the UK, with a particular love for Scottish winter mountaineering. In 2012, Jon became the …