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Pack-buying tips from the designer

14th June 2019 | 0 comments

We’ve just spent a morning with Lowe Alpine pack designer Dan Jenkin, talking about his background and the story behind the brand’s packs, and we took the opportunity to ask him for his top 5 tips when it comes to deciding which pack you need.

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Success for Trek & Mountain readers on Stok Kangri!

28th August 2015 | 0 comments

The second Trek & Mountain reader expedition of 2015, to Stok Kangri in the Indian Himalaya, has reached a successful conclusion with 8 members of the team reaching the summit on 24th August. The challenging weather conditions, had left some questioning whether topping out was even a possibility, but the hard work of the team paid off as they braved snow …

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VIDEO: Stok Kangri training weekend

13th July 2015 | 0 comments

The Peak District was the venue for the recent Trek & Mountain Stok Kangri Expedition 2015 training weekend, and our team of readers met up to find out more about the trek from the trek organisers Peak Mountaineering and of course meet their team mates for the first time! The expedition sponsors Rab and Lowe Alpine were also on hand to talk about …

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Scottish Winter Weekend – sign up here!

4th January 2015 | 0 comments

                          On the weekend of 28th February to 2nd March, Trek & Mountain will be running its second annual Scottish Winter Weekend event, in association with Rab, Lowe Alpine and Polartec – and YOU are invited! The weekend combines winter mountaineering instruction provided by Peak Mountaineering during the …

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'Jeff Lowe's Metanoia' to be shown at Kendal Mountain Festival

11th November 2014 | 0 comments

Kendal Mountain Festival has secured the second public screening of ‘Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia’, a film about the life and times of the legendary US alpinist. Only two weeks ago, Jeff Lowe’s film was completed and premiered at Banff Mountain Festival on 2nd November. The film has been in production for several years, and to celebrate the screening, Jeff Lowe himself …

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'Distilled' wins People’s Choice Award at KMF

25th November 2013 | 0 comments

The latest film from Hot Aches Productions, starring world-renowned mountaineer Andy Cave, has won the People’s Choice Award at this year’s Kendal Mountain Festival. Sponsored by outdoor brand Lowe Alpine, ‘Distilled’ examines why the Scottish Highlands are such a special place to climb in winter, and simultaneously tells Cave’s story which is itself inextricably linked to Scottish winter climbing. Written …