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Sunday, 20 March 2016 15:30

A Winter Week in the Alps

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In a follow up to the article The MyOutdoors Guide to Chamonix between the seasons from Dave and James, one of our Mountaineering Team, Alan 'Tosh' McIntosh and his wife Sam, headed for the Alps earlier this year. Alan describes how they developed their Alpinism skills from Ice Climbing to Snowshoeing to an Introduction to Skiing with details of the areas they visited and some costs associated with their experiences.
Saturday, 28 November 2015 13:07

Winter Hardwear - Black Diamond's new tools

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As winter approaches, the anticipation of gullies filling with snow and crags being coated with ice, from the novice to the hardened professional, fills every winter climbers waking moment. It’s about now they will take stock of what is required for their winter indulgence.
Mountaineer Mick Fowler has achieved another major first ascent in the Himalaya.  Alongside regular climbing partner Paul Ramsden, Fowler reached the summit of Gave Ding, a 6,400m peak in far west Nepal, on Thursday 22 October. 
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