December 22, 2019

Skin Up to and Ski Off the Cairngorm

For a while now I have wanted to ski tour, finally I managed to get the gear together to be able to! So I headed…

Skin Up to and Ski Off the Cairngorm

For a while now I have wanted to ski tour, finally I managed to get the gear together to be able to! So I headed…
October 29, 2019

Project Possible completed as Nims summits 14th 8000er in 190 days

At 8:58 am on 29th October 2019, Nirmal Purja, a 36 year old Nepali born ex UK Special Services soldier, stood at 8,027m above sea…

Project Possible completed as Nims summits 14th 8000er in 190 days

At 8:58 am on 29th October 2019, Nirmal Purja, a 36 year old Nepali born ex UK Special Services soldier, stood at 8,027m above sea…
September 26, 2019

Velo Vaudoises - Cycling Switzerland's high mountain passes

There are some places that are well known for road cycling in the Alps, largely because they are relevant to the Grand Tours of France…

Velo Vaudoises - Cycling Switzerland's high mountain passes

There are some places that are well known for road cycling in the Alps, largely because they are relevant to the Grand Tours of France…
April 03, 2019

MSR Revo Ascent Women's Snowshoes tested and reviewed

You could have been easily forgiven for thinking winter this year was little more then a distant memory. With the UK’s unpredictable weather system, lack…

MSR Revo Ascent Women's Snowshoes tested and reviewed

You could have been easily forgiven for thinking winter this year was little more then a distant memory. With the UK’s unpredictable weather system, lack…
March 29, 2019

Lemonade in Lapland

Huw Oliver and his partner Annie are outdoor educators who were prepared to put their own teaching into practice. Having been on expeditions in Nepal,…

Lemonade in Lapland

Huw Oliver and his partner Annie are outdoor educators who were prepared to put their own teaching into practice. Having been on expeditions in Nepal,…

Adventure

The Alpen Express - Ski the Alps without the flights

Imagine tucking yourself into bed after a hard day in the office and the next thing you know, you’re surrounded by snowy mountains.
February 25, 2020

The Alpen Express - Ski the Alps without the flights

Imagine tucking yourself into bed after a hard day in the office and the next…

Climbing & Mountaineering

Chombu wins again but Mick Fowler proves his point

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders have returned to the UK after being repelled for a second time this year by the still unclimbed 6,362m Himalayan mountain Chombu.
November 11, 2019

Chombu wins again but Mick Fowler proves his point

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders have returned to the UK after being repelled for a…

Cycling

Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show returns later this month with brand new Electric in Motion area

Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show returns later this month with brand new Electric in Motion area The Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show returns to Birmingham’s NEC from the 18 –…
February 13, 2020

Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show returns later this month with brand new Electric in Motion…

Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show returns later this month with brand new Electric in Motion…

Skiing

The Alpen Express - Ski the Alps without the flights

Imagine tucking yourself into bed after a hard day in the office and the next thing you know, you’re surrounded by snowy mountains.

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February 25, 2020

The Alpen Express - Ski the Alps without the flights

Imagine tucking yourself into bed after a hard day in the office and the next…

Trail & Ultra Running

Salomon Skyline Scotland to tempt mountain runners with extensive programme for 2020

Organisers have unveiled full details of Salomon Skyline Scotland® 2020. This year’s schedule offers two days of mountain running that includes races for all ages and abilities, ranging in distance…
February 04, 2020

Salomon Skyline Scotland to tempt mountain runners with extensive programme for 2020

Organisers have unveiled full details of Salomon Skyline Scotland® 2020. This year’s schedule offers two…

Travel

New guide puts visitors on the right track in Innsbruck

Visitors to Innsbruck this summer will be among the first to experience the city in a different light and explore the hidden gems that the Capital of the Alps has…
June 12, 2019

New guide puts visitors on the right track in Innsbruck

Visitors to Innsbruck this summer will be among the first to experience the city in…

Latest Review

Darn Tough Northstar Over The Calf Cushion Ski Socks: Tested and Reviewed

One thing about outdoorsy types is that we all love socks, this may baffle the rest of the world but to us a good pair of socks is essential to…
February 13, 2020

Darn Tough Northstar Over The Calf Cushion Ski Socks: Tested and Reviewed

One thing about outdoorsy types is that we all love socks, this may baffle the…

Gear News

Robens inflatable yurt spearheads new tent range for adventurous families

The Robens Airventure range is a new concept that addresses the needs of the more adventurous family seeking a choice of inflatable tents that combine performance with practicality.  
February 06, 2019

Robens inflatable yurt spearheads new tent range for adventurous families

The Robens Airventure range is a new concept that addresses the needs of the more…

Blogs

Reeks District: Ireland’s Adventure Playground with Jessie Leong

‘How do you pronounce Carrauntoohil?’ ‘Karen-toole’ replied Piaras, mountain guide from Kerry Climbing. ‘It means inverted sickle, a serrated knife-edge. Just look at the ridge behind you.’
December 03, 2018

Reeks District: Ireland’s Adventure Playground with Jessie Leong

‘How do you pronounce Carrauntoohil?’ ‘Karen-toole’ replied Piaras, mountain guide from Kerry Climbing. ‘It means…