Four friends are set to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to space with Land Rover’s Galactic Discovery  competition, a ground-breaking on-line search for a group of aspiring astronauts to go on…
Paralympic silver medal winning handcyclist and Berghaus athlete Karen Darke is preparing for the start of a major expedition.  Over three weeks, from the middle of September, she will handcycle…
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 13:58

Sir Chris Bonington, icon of climbing, turns 80

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Details have been announced of plans to mark the 80th birthday of Sir Chris Bonington, the UK’s most famous mountaineer and a global climbing icon.  Bonington turns 80 on 6…
Mont Blanc is at the centre of a growing controversy over the misuse of rescue services by what the Mayor of Saint-Gervais calls "ad-hoc alpinists" following a series of what…