Latest Issue

The current issue of Trek & Mountain is the May/June 2021 edition, and 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 issue’s contents, keep scrolling! 

Buy the Print Edition HERE
Buy the Digital Edition HERE
Subscribe (and receive a free gift) HERE

FEATURES

The Shining Mountain
An exclusive extract from Peter Boardman’s ‘The Shining Mountain’, in which he and Joe Tasker tackle technical climbing at high altitude on the West Wall of Changabang

Cover Feature: Alpine Dreams
We showcase 10 of the very best ridge climbs in the Alps, across the grades, from the Biancograt on Piz Pernina to the Peuterey Integral on Mont Blanc

Tour of the Lake District
Fresh from completing Cicerone’s new book on the Tour of the Lake District, Lesley Williams describes the attractions of the trek

Traversing the Caucasus Mountains
Rich Hartfield meets shepherds and secret police on his adventurous trek through Russia’s Caucasus mountains

GEAR

First Look: Sierra Designs Meteor 3000
A lightweight backpacking tent from US brand Sierra Designs

Group Test: Approach Shoes
We test out six approach shoes that’ll allow you to climb/scramble on rock as well as walk in to routes

Buyer’s Guide: Sleeping Bags
We look into the murky world of temperature ratings, as well as recommend some of the current best bags on the market

Montane running kit
We test out the latest running vest and clothing from Montane

Keen Ridge Flex
A tough hiking boot with an innovative new feature

Mountain Equipment Squall Hooded Jacket
Stretchy hooded softshell from Mountain Equipment

SKILLS & ADVICE

Knowledge: How to… Thrive as an outdoor instructor
Allan Gibbs gives some hard-won advice on making a living from being an outdoor instructor

Alpine Progression: Part 1
IFMGA Guide Will Harris kicks off a two-part series on starting your journey as an alpine mountaineer

Expedition Medicine: Part 8
Dr Raj Joshi outlines the three ways of making sure water is safe to drink on expeditions

PLUS!
Win £300 of mountaineering gear from Petzl and clothing from Outdoor Research

Buy the Print Edition HERE
Buy the Digital Edition HERE
Subscribe (and receive a free gift) HERE