Latest Issue

The current issue of Trek & Mountain is the May/June 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

Nick Bullock ‘The Web’

An exclusive extract from the new book ‘Tides’ by leading British rock climber and alpinist, Nick Bullock

Eiger Mittellegi Ridge

The Eiger north face may be out of reach of most of us, but the Mittellegi Ridge is a viable alternative – here’s our guide to climbing it

The Interview: Jamie Andrew

An inspirational character who climbed the Matterhorn in 2016 using prosthetic limbs, we talk to ‘limbless mountaineer’ Jamie Andrew about life after his near-fatal accident in 1999

Classic Trek: Toubkal and Ouanakrim

Our classic trek this month focuses on two popular 4,000m peaks set in the stunning Atlas mountains in Morocco

GEAR

First Look: Rab Mythic 200/400/600 Sleeping Bags
We try out Rab’s new Mythic range, offering exceptional warmth-to-weight performance

Group Test: Lightweight Technical Shells
12 lightweight alpine shells on test – but which ones stand out?

Tested: Katadyn BeFree 0.6L
A simple-to-use and very lightweight filter bottle

Tested: Grivel Sigma and Clepsydra Twin Gate Karabiners
Two of Grivel’s ingenious twin-gate karabiners on test

Tested: Lowe Alpine Aeon 27
A versatile day sack that’ll work for hiking, climbing and more

Tested: Arc’teryx Atom SL Vest
A superlight synthetic vest for use as a midlayer or outer

Tested: Vaude Trail Spacer 8
A compact vest-style pack with form-fitted knitted back

Six of the Best: Rock Shoes
We pick out six rock shoes for six different uses, from bouldering to big wall climbing

SKILLS & ADVICE

Knowledge: Nepali teahouses
All you need to know about staying in teahouses while trekking in Nepal

Top Tips: Multi-Pitch Climbing
Useful tips for anyone looking to start climbing multi-pitch routes

Masterclass: Navigation
Advanced navigation techniques to help you move quicker in the mountains

REGULARS

Trailhead
Our action-packed front section, including: New Seven Summits record (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

Subscribe

Subscribe to Trek & Mountain and receive a free ‘Trekking in the Alps’ guidebook from Cicerone

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 early July

Peak Profile: Cho Oyu
Our potted guide to the world’s sixth highest peak, and so called ‘easiest 8000er’

PLUS!

Two pairs of Hanwag Tatra II GTX trekking boots to be won