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Kendal Mountain Festival 2019: Tickets on sale now!

31st October 2019 | 0 comments

Have your say… This morning, 29th October, at 8:58 local time, Nepali mountaineer Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja summited Shishapangma in Tibet and in doing so set a new record of 189 days for climbing all of the 8000m peaks. This morning, 29th October, at 8:58 local time, Nepali mountaineer Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja summited Shishapangma in Tibet and in doing so set …

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Discover the backcountry with Ellis Brigham

2nd October 2019 | 0 comments

Have your say… Leading Swedish outdoor brand, Fjällräven, has announced grants totalling 120,000€ to three projects concerned with the outdoors and environment, in the first round of awards made via its Arctic Fox Initiative. Leading Swedish outdoor brand, Fjällräven, has announced grants totalling 120,000€ to three projects concerned with the outdoors and environment, in the first round of awards made …

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Kendal Mountain Festival film award winners announced

20th November 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… When Lowe Alpine launched its new range of Altus climbing packs in the Austrian Tirol region of the Alps, it arguably missed a trick. The packs – tested here – are pretty much ideal for hut-to-hut mountain trekking as is the Tirol region, but while we were based at the scenic Erfurter Hut  perched high above the …

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Countdown to Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

13th November 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… Here it is – the trailer for this year’s Kendal Mountain Festival! This is what trailer director, Dom Bush of Land and Sky Media, says about it: Here it is – the trailer for this year’s Kendal Mountain Festival! This is what trailer director, Dom Bush of Land and Sky Media, says about it: “Kendal Mountain Festival …

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Discover backcountry skiing with Ellis Brigham

19th October 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… You’d be excused for thinking this was a blog about Iceland, with a title of ‘Land of Rock and Fire’, but no, it’s a Chamonix and alpine conditions update! You’d be excused for thinking this was a blog about Iceland, with a title of ‘Land of Rock and Fire’, but no, it’s a Chamonix and alpine conditions …

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Tickets for Women’s Trad Festival on-sale now

1st May 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… The morning of Sunday 30th April 2017 will stick in many peoples’ minds for a long time. As the mountaineering world woke up to the awful news that one of its brightest lights had perished while acclimatising on Nuptse, climbers and non-climbers alike took to social media to express their shock at the loss of one of …

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Ellis Brigham and the Youth Adventure Trust team up for 10 peaks challenge

20th April 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… Vertebrate Publishing has launched a Kickstarter campaign in a bid to build awareness about a new anthology of women’s adventure writing, poetry and art titled ‘Waymaking’. Vertebrate Publishing has launched a Kickstarter campaign in a bid to build awareness about a new anthology of women’s adventure writing, poetry and art titled ‘Waymaking’. The book will be released …