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'Everest's Deadliest Day' discussion at RGS

25th September 2014 | 0 comments

A panel of top mountaineers from the UK are to discuss the recent avalanche on Everest’s South Face, killing 16 Sherpas. On 9th October, the panel will be discussing the avalanche that occurred on 18th April, the ramifications for future Himalayan climbing, and Nepal’s economy. The discussion will feature multi-media presentations, and will be moderated by Ben Ayers, a resident of …

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Calling all mountain writers

15th April 2014 | 0 comments

Do you dream of becoming an outdoor writer? Do you have an exciting mountaineering story to tell? Enter this year’s Mountain Writing Competition for the chance to win a cash prize and see your name in print. First established in 1987 by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland, the competition is open to all UK residents. Entrants can choose from several …