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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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Join the TEN in TEN in TEN challenge to raise funds for Nepal

13th May 2015 | 0 comments

Two outdoor instructors, William Legon and Jon Hubbard, along with The Outdoor Hub and help from many others that work in the outdoors industry are challenging climbers to attempt to climb 10 Peak District rock climbs inside a 10 mile route inside 10 hours to raise funds for Community Action Nepal. TEN in TEN in TEN 4 Nepal, an event …

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BAF 2013 line-up announced

4th September 2013 | 0 comments

The line-up for this year’s Buxton Adventure Festival has recently been announced, with 10 speakers from the world of mountaineering and adventure travel set to inspire crowds. Held in the heart of the Peak District, the weekend-long event will begin on November 2 and will feature live lectures, a big screen cinema, ‘Young Adventurers’ launch evening, an outdoors photography exhibition, …

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Stand up for Stanage

31st August 2013 | 0 comments

Walkers and climbers are being called upon by the British Mountaineering Council to sign a petition which will safeguard future access to one of Derbyshire’s most popular crags, Stanage Edge. The campaign ‘Stand up for Stanage’ has been created as a result of the current uncertainty of the Peak District National Park Authority regarding the North Lees Estate, which houses …

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Keen Envirotrek comes to Peak District

19th July 2012 | 0 comments

“Help clean up your favourite nature spot, earn a delicious barbeque lunch and enjoy a rewarding afternoon of fun, action pursuits in the great outdoors…” is how the organisers of the first Envirotek event to be held in the UK tout it, and to us it sounds like an absolute winner! Envirotek is a joint venture between Respect The Mountains …