Friday, 04 December 2015 02:08

Kendal Mountain Festival 2015: The Bike bits

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Looking through many of the event invitations I get sent can be a little frustrating. It seems like so many organisers follow the same template of what "outdoors activities" should be included. Don't get me wrong I love most of these activities myself, except fell-running, I hate those tiny shorts, but as a cycling writer I feel I may end up returning with nothing to write about. Kendal, I was told was different, so checking out the website I happened upon…
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 08:43

Posing Productions Citadel reviewed

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Two years ago The Last Great Climb completed the trilogy of Alastair Lee's Holywood style blockbuster films with Leo Houlding and team and the death of Sean "Stanley" Leary shortly afterwards brought to an end the most successful partnership in adventure film making. Despite, or perhaps because of, the 1st BritRock Tour there were serious questions as to whether another TLGC was the final big impact, headline, film that would emerge from the Lancashire studios of Posing Productions.
Monday, 30 November 2015 12:38

Tommy Caldwell Live at Kendal

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Until the Dawn Wall Project, I didn’t know too much of Tommy Caldwell. Being the running guy, much of my climbing knowledge has been summoned from the odd issue of Climb, Summit and the Kendal Mountain Festival. Familiar with the likes of Houlding, Potter, Honnold and many others, I came to discover Tommy through coverage of Kevin Jorgeson.
Saturday, 28 November 2015 16:33

Hot Aches Transition reviewed at Kendal

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For the last ten years one of the highlights of the annual Kendal Mountain Festival has been the release of a new Hot Aches film and as the prime Friday night slot arrived the 2015 offering Transition opened to a packed house.
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