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Patagonia Bristol store opens for business

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 …

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Alpkit to donate 2% of Black Friday sales to good causes

28th November 2019 | 0 comments

Alpkit has announced that it will be doubling its donation to the Alpkit Foundation for the duration of the Black Friday sales period. All week, 2% of every sale will go towards helping as many people as possible get outdoors, to ‘go nice places, do good things’ whatever their circumstances.

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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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Nims Purja smashes 8000ers record

29th October 2019 | 0 comments

Join the discussion… In the recent Group Test of technical softshell jackets in Trek & Mountain, Rab’s Kinetic Alpine Jacket won one of our coveted Editor’s Choice awards, with the testers calling Rab’s latest creation “an innovative jacket that bridges the gap between softshell and hardshell – superb comfort too.” Now you have a chance to get your hands on …