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Millet to launch Trilogy range at Outside, Hathersage

10th September 2014 | 0 comments

Millet, the Chamonix-based mountaineering brand, will be launching a new alpine collection at Outside in Hathersage this October. The Trilogy collection is inspired by Eric Escoffier’s winter mountaineering feat in 1987; completing the trilogy of the Eiger, the Matterhorn and the Grandes Jorasses. For his attempt, he radically redefined the style and functionality of protective clothing. The latest Millet Trilogy collection …

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Alpine glaciers protect peaks from erosion

4th August 2013 | 1 comment.

Scientists studying Mont Blanc and its surrounding glaciers have discovered that glacial ice atop these summits protect the peaks from erosion. Findings indicate that glacial ice acts as a protective lid, effectively sheltering mountain rock from the elements, most importantly rain and water damage. At the highest points, ice freezes to the rock and does not contribute significantly towards erosion. …