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Sketches Of Spain
The Los Tres Miles is a tough, week-long trek in a remote corner of Europe – David Lintern wonders why it’s not better known
Cover Feature: Cairngorm Winter Classics
With winter finally arriving, Will Harris picks out 20 classic winter routes in the Cairngorms and explains just why they are so good…
The Interview: Simon Yates
We talk to one of Britain’s leading exploratory mountaineers about a career that spans three decades and includes expeditions to some of the world’s remotest mountain ranges
Mark Richardson heads to the ‘land of fi re and ice’ to trek the nine-day Hellismannalei›, Laugavegur and Skógar Trail – just don’t mention the weather!
First Look: Keen Karraig
Jon Doran tries out Keen’s modern take on the 3/4 seasonboot, the rugged-looking Karraig
Group Test: Waterproof Salopettes
We head to the Highlands to fieldtest eight pairs of waterproof pants and bibs – but which ones come out on top?
Tested: Rab Microlight Summit Jacket
The Summit is the pinnacle of the Microlight Down Jacket range, but is it worth the extra cash?
Tested: Outdoor Research Bitterblaze Aerogel Glove
A pair of specialist ice climbing gloves using aerogel technology – yes please!
Tested: Scratch-Off Alpine Climbs Print
Want to tick off the 4000m peaks of the Alps? Then this wallmap is an essential purchase
Six of the Best: Gloves
In this issue’s Six of the Best, we suggest six different gloves for six different activities
Advice on avalanche reports, practicing self-arrest and looking after down gear + WIN Grivel ice axe, crampons and helmet worth £270!