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The current issue of Trek & Mountain is the Sep/Oct 2017 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

Everest Marathon
Laura Jones heads to Nepal for a race from Everest Base Camp down to the Sherpa capital, Namche Bazaar – here’s how she got on

Volcanic 7 Summits
Looking for a worldwide challenge but don’t fancy the regular 7 Summits? Will Harris introduces the peaks of the Volcanic 7 Summits list…

Voytek Kurtyka
Exclusive extract from a new book on Polish hardman Voytek Kurtyka, in which he and British hero Alex MacIntyre tackle one of the hardest Himalayan routes…

Alpine Pass Route
Lesley Williams of guidebook experts Cicerone takes us along the newly-badged Via Alpina 1, also known as the Alpine Pass Route

GEAR TESTS

First Look: Scarpa Ribelle Mountain Pro OD
A radical-looking alpine boot from Italian bootmakers Scarpa

Group Test: Mountaineering Gloves
18 pairs of summer and winter mountaineering gloves roadtested

Rab Morpheus 3
A sleeping bag that combines down and synthetic insulation

Vaude Zerum 48+LW
Lightweight and expandable backpacking sack

Arc’teryx Bora AR63
High-spec load carrier featuring Arc’teryx’s RotoGlide hipbelt

Berghaus Ramche Micro Jacket
Little brother of the superb Ramche Down Jacket

Leki Micro Trail Pro
Light and compact 3-piece poles for trail runners and fast hikers

Gear Focus: Insulated Jackets
Our guide to buying down and synthetic insulated jackets

SKILLS & ADVICE

Knowledge: Staying warm when benighted
With the days getting shorter, Alan Halewood advises on how you can keep warm during an unplanned night out

Masterclass: DIY dehydrated meals
Ever wondered how you can make your own dehydrated food? Amanda Travis dishes up some tips for creating your trail meals and snacks

Training Days: Arc’teryx Alpine Academy
Chris Kempster reports from this year’s mountain training weekend in Chamonix