July 22, 2021

Women in the Alps 150 years after Lucy Walker's iconic Matterhorn ascent

“If there is an area particularly characterised by male dominance it’s Alpinism. Glorifying courage, strength and endurance it embodies the exact opposite of what 19-century…

Women in the Alps 150 years after Lucy Walker's iconic Matterhorn ascent

“If there is an area particularly characterised by male dominance it’s Alpinism. Glorifying courage, strength and endurance it embodies the exact opposite of what 19-century…
May 18, 2021

The Alpine Club are Celebrating 100 Years of Everest

2021 marks the centenary of the first expedition to Mount Everest.

The Alpine Club are Celebrating 100 Years of Everest

2021 marks the centenary of the first expedition to Mount Everest.
March 29, 2021

Will Bosi climbs first ascent ‘King Capella’, proposes 9b+

Will Bosi, 22, from Edinburgh, United Kingdom has claimed the first ascent of ‘King Capella’ at Siurana, Spain and has proposed the grade of 9b+.

Will Bosi climbs first ascent ‘King Capella’, proposes 9b+

Will Bosi, 22, from Edinburgh, United Kingdom has claimed the first ascent of ‘King Capella’ at Siurana, Spain and has proposed the grade of 9b+.
March 19, 2021

Ourea Events gears up for the return of mountain running races in August

Mountain running events company Ourea Events has confirmed details of its planned calendar of races once COVID restrictions ease.

Ourea Events gears up for the return of mountain running races in August

Mountain running events company Ourea Events has confirmed details of its planned calendar of races once COVID restrictions ease.
March 16, 2021

Finisterre presents Sea 7 - An ocean activist training camp and debate series

.To coincide with global leaders attending the G7 Summit being hosted in Finisterre’s coastal home of Cornwall this summer, the B Corp certified cold water…

Finisterre presents Sea 7 - An ocean activist training camp and debate series

.To coincide with global leaders attending the G7 Summit being hosted in Finisterre’s coastal home of Cornwall this summer, the B Corp certified cold water…

Adventure

Andrew Terrill's The Earth Beneath My Feet reviewed

Despite the fact that this is part 1 of a two part story of one man's walk from the southernmost point of Italy to the northernmost point in Norway the…
July 23, 2021

Andrew Terrill's The Earth Beneath My Feet reviewed

Despite the fact that this is part 1 of a two part story of one…

Climbing & Mountaineering

Women in the Alps 150 years after Lucy Walker's iconic Matterhorn ascent

“If there is an area particularly characterised by male dominance it’s Alpinism. Glorifying courage, strength and endurance it embodies the exact opposite of what 19-century women were expected to be…”
July 22, 2021

Women in the Alps 150 years after Lucy Walker's iconic Matterhorn ascent

“If there is an area particularly characterised by male dominance it’s Alpinism. Glorifying courage, strength…

Cycling

On yer bike...unless you're a family

More of us are embracing getting around on two wheels, with sales of bicycles up by 41% in January* but when it comes to families cycling more together, or children…
June 02, 2021

On yer bike...unless you're a family

More of us are embracing getting around on two wheels, with sales of bicycles up…

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

Ultra runners prepare for return of racing in the far north west of Scotland

Ultra runners are making their final preparations for a return to racing in the Highlands of Scotland next month.
July 15, 2021

Ultra runners prepare for return of racing in the far north west of Scotland

Ultra runners are making their final preparations for a return to racing in the Highlands…

Travel

Trekking Europe's longest glacier - Switzerland's Aletsch Glacier

The Aletsch Glacier is billed as the ‘greatest glacier of the Alps’. Courtesy of Swiss Tourism, I visited in August 2020 days before Switzerland joined the quarantine list on returning…
September 07, 2020

Trekking Europe's longest glacier - Switzerland's Aletsch Glacier

The Aletsch Glacier is billed as the ‘greatest glacier of the Alps’. Courtesy of Swiss…

Latest Review

Andrew Terrill's The Earth Beneath My Feet reviewed

Despite the fact that this is part 1 of a two part story of one man's walk from the southernmost point of Italy to the northernmost point in Norway the…
July 23, 2021

Andrew Terrill's The Earth Beneath My Feet reviewed

Despite the fact that this is part 1 of a two part story of one…

Gear News

The North Face Introduces VECTIV™ Footwear

Bringing Innovative Carbon Fiber Soling Architecture to the Trail. New VECTIV™ system brings premium technology from The North Face to the trail with eight run and hike styles, designed to…
January 26, 2021

The North Face Introduces VECTIV™ Footwear

Bringing Innovative Carbon Fiber Soling Architecture to the Trail. New VECTIV™ system brings premium technology…

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…