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The Lockdown Q&A – #1: Adele Pennington

17th May 2020 | 0 comments

Have your say… In the first of a series of weekly competitions, we have a superb Outdoor Research Helium Bivy up for grabs – read on to find out how you can get your hands on it! In the first of a series of weekly competitions, we have a superb Outdoor Research Helium Bivy up for grabs – read on …

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Virtual Everest 2020 – Support the Sherpas

6th April 2020 | 0 comments

Have your say… We pick our Top 10 products from the recent ISPO outdoor trade show in Munich. We pick our Top 10 products from the recent ISPO outdoor trade show in Munich. Fjällräven Expedition Down series 1. Fjällräven Expedition Down Series  The new Expedition Down series from Fjällräven is inspired by the company’s original Expedition Down Jacket from the …

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Jagged Globe

28th May 2017 | 0 comments

For 30 years Jagged Globe has been at the forefront of professionally led mountaineering expeditions, mountaineering courses, adventurous skiing and high-altitude treks. With Jagged Globe you can climb the Seven Summits, trek to Everest Base Camp, improve your off-piste skiing or develop your mountaineering skills.

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Featured Trek: Aconcagua summit trek, with Jagged Globe

5th July 2016 | 0 comments

Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside of the Himalaya. At 6,959m, the 1000m climb from high camp to the summit is notoriously tough. The unrelenting, lung-busting Canaleta, a steep scree-filled gully, is the physical, emotional and mental crux for many who attempt to reach the top. However, there is no technical climbing on the Horcones Route, and no ropes are …

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Featured Trek: Dhaulagiri Circuit

14th December 2015 | 0 comments

The Dhaulagiri Circuit is a rugged trek to the west of the Annapurnas, starting from Pokhara and following the Myagdi Khola to its source at the Chhonbardan Glacier below the world’s seventh highest mountain. From Dhaulagiri Base Camp at the foot of the north face, the trek takes you up the side of the glacier and over the French Col …

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Adele aims for 8000ers

19th October 2011 | 0 comments

Leading high altitude mountaineer Adele Pennington has recently unveiled plans to become the first British woman to summit every 8,000m peak in the world, as well as taking in the Seven Summits, four of which she has already conquered, with just Aconcagua, Mt Elbrus and Indonesia’s Carstensz Pyramid left to go. Pennington already holds a world record for being the …