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VIDEO: Stok Kangri training weekend

13th July 2015 | 0 comments

The Peak District was the venue for the recent Trek & Mountain Stok Kangri Expedition 2015 training weekend, and our team of readers met up to find out more about the trek from the trek organisers Peak Mountaineering and of course meet their team mates for the first time! The expedition sponsors Rab and Lowe Alpine were also on hand to talk about …

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Arc'teryx Alpine Academy video

20th June 2015 | 0 comments

Last weekend (12-14th June) Canadian uber-brand Arc’teryx took over the alpine capital Chamonix for a weekend of learning and socialising – everything from rock, ice and alpine climbing through to photography, high altitude medicine and overnight bivvying. Look carefully and you might spot Trek & Mountain contributor (and British Mountain Guide) Alun Richardson at 00:49 and Trek & mountain Editor …

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Everest Camp 1 helicopter rescue

11th June 2015 | 0 comments

Rolfe Oostra and Jo Bradshaw of 360 Expeditions being picked up from Camp 1 after the earthquake and subsequent avalanches of April 25th, 2015. Video shows helicopter arriving at Base Camp and the devastation caused by the avalanches. Rolfe Oostra is head guide and founder of 360 Expeditions  

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Elbrus ’13 – The Movie

11th April 2014 | 1 comment.

If you want to know what it’s like coming on a Trek & Mountain Expedition – or what it takes to climb Europe’s highest peak, for that matter – check out the film we shot on our Reader Expedition to Mt Elbrus last year.

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EXCLUSIVE! Leo Houlding Ulvetanna interview

13th November 2013 | 0 comments

With the premiere of ‘The Last Great Climb’ this week, Leo Houlding and Alastair Lee have – in Doug Scott’s words – “taken climbing films to a whole new level”. We spoke to Houlding over the summer about the incredible logistics and skill required to not only climb the fearsome north east ridge of Ulvetanna, but to film the whole adventure as well.