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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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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

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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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 …