January 12, 2021

New Campaign Tackles Taboo Subjects Facing Men in the 21st Century

SAXX Underwear and Blacks Outdoors have teamed up to launch a campaign which aims to break down barriers and lessen the stigma surrounding male body…

New Campaign Tackles Taboo Subjects Facing Men in the 21st Century

SAXX Underwear and Blacks Outdoors have teamed up to launch a campaign which aims to break down barriers and lessen the stigma surrounding male body…
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 Tourism, I visited in August 2020 days before Switzerland joined…

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…
September 01, 2020

Wilderness, wildlife and weapons. Walking the Falkland Islands

It is 8000 miles away and yet it feels like the UK. The Falkland Islands takes the best part of 24 hours to get there…

Wilderness, wildlife and weapons. Walking the Falkland Islands

It is 8000 miles away and yet it feels like the UK. The Falkland Islands takes the best part of 24 hours to get there…
August 05, 2020

Leo Houlding and family celebrate 40th birthday with 4 day ascent of Piz Badile.

Leo Houlding has marked his 40th birthday by introducing the next generation of his family to the kind of adventures that he has become renowned…

Leo Houlding and family celebrate 40th birthday with 4 day ascent of Piz Badile.

Leo Houlding has marked his 40th birthday by introducing the next generation of his family to the kind of adventures that he has become renowned…
August 04, 2020

Dragon’s Back Race gets longer and tougher with sixth day and Cardiff Castle finish

Organisers of the legendary Dragon’s Back Race® have announced plans to add an extra day to the 2021 edition of the race.

Dragon’s Back Race gets longer and tougher with sixth day and Cardiff Castle finish

Organisers of the legendary Dragon’s Back Race® have announced plans to add an extra day to the 2021 edition of the race.

Adventure

Quiet corners with Alan Hinkes - Dufton and High Cup Nick

Dufton Pike & Murton Pike are two prominent outliers clearly seen from the A66 en route to the Lakes.
November 03, 2020

Quiet corners with Alan Hinkes - Dufton and High Cup Nick

Dufton Pike & Murton Pike are two prominent outliers clearly seen from the A66 en…

Climbing & Mountaineering

The North Face Explore Fund - Supporting climbing in the UK

For more than 50 years, The North Face has been led by our purpose to lead the world forward through exploration. During this most difficult of years, we once again…
October 14, 2020

The North Face Explore Fund - Supporting climbing in the UK

For more than 50 years, The North Face has been led by our purpose to…

Cycling

Elite mountain bike racer, Mikayla Parton, wins Youth Mountain Award

Organisers of the Fort William Mountain Festival are delighted to announce that Mikayla Parton, 23-year-old Scottish elite downhill mountain bike racer from Fort William, is the sixth recipient of The Scottish Youth Award…
February 18, 2021

Elite mountain bike racer, Mikayla Parton, wins Youth Mountain Award

Organisers of the Fort William Mountain Festival are delighted to announce that Mikayla Parton, 23-year-old Scottish elite…

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

255 Triathlon Launches Relay Format

TriBourne Multisport Events, organisers of the award-winning Eastbourne Triathlon, have announced the addition of a relay format to the inaugural 255 Triathlon this August, the brand-new ultra-distance triathlon which launched…
January 12, 2021

255 Triathlon Launches Relay Format

TriBourne Multisport Events, organisers of the award-winning Eastbourne Triathlon, have announced the addition of a…

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

Tested & Reviewed: Arc’teryx Atom LT Hoody

The Atom LT has been reinvented by Arc’teryx for the season, it gets taken out in various conditions to test its grit.
February 19, 2021

Tested & Reviewed: Arc’teryx Atom LT Hoody

The Atom LT has been reinvented by Arc’teryx for the season, it gets taken out…

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…