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Sir Chris Bonington’s lockdown message

5th May 2020 | 0 comments

Have your say… You’re preparing for a multi-day excursion into the mountains and you’ve minimised the weight of your ‘big three’ (tent, sleeping bag, mat), checked the weather and packed the appropriate clothing, chosen a lightweight stove and compact cookware. You try on your pack and it feels great – that is, until you add a week-long supply of food! …

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EXPED Adventurer 2020 Competition – win £1000 of kit!

4th May 2020 | 0 comments

Have your say… From our base here in France, we’re getting an alternative perspective on what is happening in the UK at the moment, and the differences between the approaches of the Johnson government and governments on the Continent – and before that, in Asia – couldn’t be starker. Whereas here we are on lockdown, being confined to our homes …

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Virtual Everest 2020 – Support the Sherpas

6th April 2020 | 0 comments

Have your say… We pick our Top 10 products from the recent ISPO outdoor trade show in Munich. We pick our Top 10 products from the recent ISPO outdoor trade show in Munich. Fjällräven Expedition Down series 1. Fjällräven Expedition Down Series  The new Expedition Down series from Fjällräven is inspired by the company’s original Expedition Down Jacket from the …

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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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WIN! an Outdoor Research Helium Bivy worth £200

13th March 2020 | 0 comments

Have your say… Sir Chris Bonington has released a video message to remind us that the hills will ‘always be there’ and that, sooner or later, we will be able to enjoy again the mountain adventures that enrich our lives – but for now we must follow the Government’s advice on social distancing. Sir Chris Bonington has released a video …