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…
August 21, 2019

Tor des Géants Beautifully Brutal 10th Anniversary – Presented by Montane

One of the greatest non-stop mountain endurance races in the world returns bigger and more brutal for its 10th anniversary.

Tor des Géants Beautifully Brutal 10th Anniversary – Presented by Montane

One of the greatest non-stop mountain endurance races in the world returns bigger and more brutal for its 10th anniversary.
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,…
December 17, 2018

Hiking the highlights of Switzerland's Via Alpina

This September 2018 I was kindly invited back to Switzerland with Swiss Tourism, to do a solo section hike of part of the Via Alpina.

Hiking the highlights of Switzerland's Via Alpina

This September 2018 I was kindly invited back to Switzerland with Swiss Tourism, to do a solo section hike of part of the Via Alpina.

Adventure

The Great Norse Run - 19 people run the first ever multi-marathon across Iceland

Danny Bent, founder of Project Awesome and The London Relay, selected a small group of men and women, of varying fitness levels and ages, to accompany him across the scenic…
October 10, 2019

The Great Norse Run - 19 people run the first ever multi-marathon across Iceland

Danny Bent, founder of Project Awesome and The London Relay, selected a small group of…

Climbing & Mountaineering

Scottish Climber becomes first Brit to complete renowned ‘Alpine Trilogy’

Scottish climber Robbie Phillips, 29, has become the first Briton to finish the ‘Alpine Trilogy’, a trio of the hardest rock climbs in Europe.
August 16, 2019

Scottish Climber becomes first Brit to complete renowned ‘Alpine Trilogy’

Scottish climber Robbie Phillips, 29, has become the first Briton to finish the ‘Alpine Trilogy’,…

Cycling

Darn Tough 1/4 Pursuit Ultra-Light Merino Cycling Socks: Tested and Reviewed

Slight confession to start this review with. It's way, way overdue. I've had this socks since the beginning of Spring but I've not reviewed them. In my defence there is…
October 17, 2019

Darn Tough 1/4 Pursuit Ultra-Light Merino Cycling Socks: Tested and Reviewed

Slight confession to start this review with. It's way, way overdue. I've had this socks…

Skiing

Freedom of the Hills - but will the snow last

In 2018 I visited the Cairngorms to write and photograph a feature for the British Mountaineering Council’s ‘Summit’ magazine. The piece was about using eMTBs to access the steep skiing…

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May 28, 2019

Freedom of the Hills - but will the snow last

In 2018 I visited the Cairngorms to write and photograph a feature for the British…

Trail & Ultra Running

Runners tough it out in the inov-8 Descent Race mud

One of the world’s most daredevil sporting events took place at the weekend as runners plunged down a near-vertical ski slope.
October 08, 2019

Runners tough it out in the inov-8 Descent Race mud

One of the world’s most daredevil sporting events took place at the weekend as runners…

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 1/4 Pursuit Ultra-Light Merino Cycling Socks: Tested and Reviewed

Slight confession to start this review with. It's way, way overdue. I've had this socks since the beginning of Spring but I've not reviewed them. In my defence there is…
October 17, 2019

Darn Tough 1/4 Pursuit Ultra-Light Merino Cycling Socks: Tested and Reviewed

Slight confession to start this review with. It's way, way overdue. I've had this socks…

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…