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Grit & Rock Award winners announced

14th February 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… Living in the Alps, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the ski season, rushing out after each new snowfall to get some ‘freshies’ before everyone else skis it out, and photos of epic powder days on Facebook only fuelling the feeding frenzy. This winter, however, I’ve been forced to take things slower and …

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Arc'teryx Alpine Academy video

20th June 2015 | 0 comments

Last weekend (12-14th June) Canadian uber-brand Arc’teryx took over the alpine capital Chamonix for a weekend of learning and socialising – everything from rock, ice and alpine climbing through to photography, high altitude medicine and overnight bivvying. Look carefully and you might spot Trek & Mountain contributor (and British Mountain Guide) Alun Richardson at 00:49 and Trek & mountain Editor …