Latest Issue

The current issue of Trek & Mountain is the Jan/Feb 2018 edition, and this is available to buy in newsagents, by mail order at Select Magazines, or as a download via the Trek & Mountain app.

For a full description of this edition’s contents, keep scrolling! 

FEATURES

Expedition Report: Bolivian Andes
Isobel Wilson and Richard Casey describe their experiences on last year’s Trek & Mountain reader expedition to the Cordillera Real

Cover Feature: Dancing On Ice
Want to get into waterfall ice climbing? Will Harris explains how and where you can get started, and gives some background on the development of this exciting sport 

The Interview: Adele Pennington
With six 8000m peaks under her belt, Adele Pennington is one of Britain’s most successful high altitude mountaineers – we talk about her life in the mountains…

Kokoda Track
The scene of bloody battles between the Japanese and Australians in WWII, the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea provides a gruelling yet thrilling trek, according to Dan Shone

GEAR

Petzl SUM’TEC
Petzl’s SUM’TEC axes have always been some of the most versatile ice axes on the market – now they have gotten even better…

Group Test: Winter Mountaineering Packs
We head to the Scottish Highlands to put 10 of the best winter climbing backpacks on the market to the test, but which ones come out on top?

Outdoor Research Alpenice Hooded Jacket
A versatile layer that’s warm yet offers impressive breathability

Slope Angel
A handy little device that can
help improve your safety in avalanche terrain

Lowe Alpine Descent 35
A slick new pack for ski touring and freeride skiing

Berghaus GR20 Storm Jacket
The most breathable 3-layer Gore-Tex jacket ever… 

Six of the best: Ice Axes
We pick six axes for six different activities, from ski touring to steep ice and mixed routes

SKILLS & ADVICE

Knowledge: Packing for winter
Dave Hollinger of Glenmore Lodge advises on the essential gear you need for a day out in the winter hills

Masterclass: Using ice protection
Pete Hill explains the correct use of ice screws, V-threads and other protection when leading ice routes

Masterclass: Ice climbing technique
You’ve got the gear and you know where to go, but how do you actually climb on ice? Pete Hill advises on the correct technique

REGULARS

Trailhead
Our action-packed front section, including: Expedition News (12,) Gadget of the Month (12), Talks & Events (14), Books & Films (16) and more

Summit
Send in your best mountain photos and stories for a chance to win a set of flasks from Primus

Subscribe
Subscribe to Trek & Mountain and receive a free GP Batteries R-Series power bank plus a 10% discount

Trek Directory
Planning a trek or expedition in 2018? Then check out the leading companies listed in the T&M
Trek Directory

Back Issues
Missed an issue of Trek & Mountain? Browse our back issues and complete your print or digital collection here

Next Month
A sneak peak inside the next edition of Trek & Mountain, available in shops and online in mid March

Peak Profile: Ben Nevis
Our potted guide to Britain’s highest peak, affectionately known by climbers as ‘the Ben’