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Kendal Mountain Festival 2018 trailer

11th November 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… I’m visiting Rab to check out what’s new in their range for winter 2018 – hint, far too much for one article, so I’m just going to focus on half a dozen or so highlights – but slap bang in the middle of the brand’s palatial new showroom on the fringe of the Peak District, is a …

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Osprey Mutant range 2018

8th November 2018 | 0 comments

The 5th generation of Mutant is a reliable, intelligently-featured climbing pack for year-round ascents. Designed for fast summer ascents through to winter summit pushes, the Mutant series will never be off your back when you climb.

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‘The Dawn Wall’ trailer

30th September 2018 | 0 comments

In January, 2015, American rock climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson captivated the world with their effort to climb The Dawn Wall, a seemingly impossible 3,000 foot rock face in Yosemite National Park, California.

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Dani Arnold: Speed record on the Grandes Jorasses north face

2nd September 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… The passing of Lowe, generally acknowledged as the best alpinist of his generation, was announced by his daughter Sonja on Facebook: “My father, Jeff Lowe, to put it in his words, ‘moved on from this material plane to the next’ this evening in a peaceful transition. The last few days were a beautiful whirlwind of laughter, tears, …

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K2 first ski descent

7th August 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… Spinning off the popular two-person Allak tent introduced a decade ago, Hilleberg has introduced the new three-person Allak 3 for Spring 2019. Spinning off the popular two-person Allak tent introduced a decade ago, Hilleberg has introduced the new three-person Allak 3 for Spring 2019. Strong, light and fully freestanding – including two integrated vestibules – the Allak …

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Near-fatal fall while ice climbing

30th May 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… Sustainability strategy. This runs like a “green thread” through all segments of the company and shows how responsibility for people and for nature is systematically pursued at VAUDE. The goal is to create a balance between ecological, social and economic responsibility. Sustainability strategy. This runs like a “green thread” through all segments of the company and shows …

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The Green Thread – Vaude

30th May 2018 | 0 comments

Sustainability strategy. This runs like a “green thread” through all segments of the company and shows how responsibility for people and for nature is systematically pursued at VAUDE. The goal is to create a balance between ecological, social and economic responsibility.

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How to rack up your gear

29th April 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… British climber and mountaineer Nick Bullock will be in-store at Ellis Brigham Covent Garden on Tuesday 5th June to celebrate the launch of his new book, ‘Tides – a Climber’s Voyage’.  Nick’s talk will take you on a journey from the euphoric highs of first ascents and the companionship of climbing with friends, to self-doubt and post-expedition …