With the sporting world's attention on Sochi for the Winter Olympics Britain's Andy Turner and Malcolm Kent have been invited to take part an ice climbing demonstration event which, while not qualifying for medals, will act as a showcase for the sport. Over the last few weeks Andy and Malcolm have competed as part of a rejuvinated GB Ice Climbing team in the UIAA World Cup, with venues spread around the world from Korea to Switzerland and with live streaming…
11 times Everest summiter Kenton Cool is calling for an important piece of British mountaineering history to be saved from possibly going overseas. On hearing that an ice axe believed to have been used by George Mallory on the famous 1922 Everest Expedition is up for auction at  Christies next month Cool said, on Facebook, "Okay guys I need some help….Mallory's ice axe from 1922 is being auctioned next month…there are fears it may go overseas…WE CAN'T LET THIS HAPPEN…..this…
In a new series of blogs we're talking to people about what motivates them to get outdoors. We start with our of our occassional kit testers and good friend Stu Thomas. In the last few years we've seen Stu undergo a transformation as he quit the cigs and took to the outdoors in a serious way.....hers's his story. My best day cycling? I could drone on about hitting a certain power output, I could eulogise about an epic climb in…
Sunday, 27 April 2014 16:21

Let your dog share the load in the hills

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Easter traditionally marks the beginning of the camping season with families heading for the countryside - often with their family pets in tow. Dogs make magnificent companions in the hills and with a few handy bits of kit you can easily include your pet in overnight and multi day adventures. Before you even consider heading for the hills and National Parks with your dog you need to know where you can and can't go and when. While there's different regulations…
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