Latest Issue

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

Shades Of Snowdonia
In the first of a new series featuring photographers from around the country, Nick Livesey chooses six of his favourite images of Snowdonia…

The Interview: Mick Fowler
Will Harris talks to one of Britain’s most successful exploratory mountaineers about the demands of juggling a career and family life with regular expeditions to the Himalayas to climb new routes…

No Easy Way
In this extract from Mick Fowler’s new book, ‘No Easy Way’, our hero and long-time climbing partner Paul Ramsden travel to Tibet to climb a remote peak called Manacho

 Tenerife Bluetrail
Kev Foster heads to the Canary Islands to take part in the Tenerife Bluetrail mountain marathon, on a challenging course that takes in part of the Mount Teide National Park

Alpine road trip
Trek & Mountain hits the road in an Air Opus camper in search of dog-friendly hiking options in some of Europe’s best walking areas, including Triglav National Park in Slovenia and Gsause National Park in Austria – here’s how they got on…

GEAR

First Look: Parrot Anafi drone
Could Parrot’s new Anafi be the best drone yet for capturing mountain activities? Chris Kempster takes over its controls to find out…

Group Test: Insulated Vests
We test out 12 synthetic and down insulated vests to find out which ones you should consider buying this coming winter…

Tested: Petzl Tibloc 2
Updated version of Petzl’s lightweight ascender

Tested: Scarpa SL Activ
Scarpa’s popular hiking boot gets a new last

Tested: GP Batteries Power Bank
Portable power on a budget from the battery specialist

Tested: Casio ProTrek WSD-F20
A new GPS watch with touchscreen

Six of the Best: Trail Poles
We choose six poles for six different occasions, from trekking to trail runs

SKILLS & ADVICE

Knowledge: How to choose a stove
The experts from Glenmore Lodge advise on buying a stove, and discuss which ones work best for which occasions

WorkShop: Caring for your kit – footwear
In the first of our new series on caring for your outdoors gear, Ryan Waters explains the main ways to extend the life of your mountain footwear…

Masterclass: Scrambling skills, part 2
In the second part of the series, Alun Richardson advises on using opposing pressure, what to do when the rock gets steep and how to tackle cracks…

REGULARS

Trailhead
Our action-packed front section, including: Peak Lenin reader expedition (8), 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 great prize courtesy of Primus

Trek Directory
Planning a trek or expedition in 2019? Then check out the leading companies listed in the T&M Trek Directory

Subscribe
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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,

Peak Profile: Broad Peak
Our potted guide to the world’s twelfth highest peak

PLUS! Win a Montane Icarus Flight or Phoenix Flight jacket