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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 …

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How to make a career out of adventure photography

24th March 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… This March, Swedish clothing and equipment brand Fjällräven is opening a new store in Ambleside in the Lake  District. The store will be owned and operated by long-term retail partner The Mountain Factor, and will give locals and visitors to the Lakes the opportunity to browse and try on an extensive range of Fjallraven kit. This March, Swedish …

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The Montane Spine Race is go!

14th January 2018 | 0 comments

They call it the UK’s most brutal race, and this weekend saw the start of the Montane Spine Race which organisers say features the most competitive line-up yet in its seven-year history.