October 01, 2021

Anna Taylor completes first "self powered" Classic Rock round.

Anna Taylor has become the first person to complete a self-powered round of every route that features in ‘Classic Rock’, the iconic guidebook written by…

Anna Taylor completes first "self powered" Classic Rock round.

Anna Taylor has become the first person to complete a self-powered round of every route that features in ‘Classic Rock’, the iconic guidebook written by…
September 01, 2021

Anna Taylor making good progress towards continuous round of Classic Rock routes

Climber Anna Taylor is making good progress in her an attempt to be the first woman to complete a continuous round of every route that…

Anna Taylor making good progress towards continuous round of Classic Rock routes

Climber Anna Taylor is making good progress in her an attempt to be the first woman to complete a continuous round of every route that…
August 04, 2021

Arc’teryx Academy Launches Climb Lake District Edition

The Arc’teryx Academy is thrilled to announce the launch of its Climb Lake District edition from 25 - 26 September 2021 in Langdale, unveiling the…

Arc’teryx Academy Launches Climb Lake District Edition

The Arc’teryx Academy is thrilled to announce the launch of its Climb Lake District edition from 25 - 26 September 2021 in Langdale, unveiling the…
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.

Adventure

Anna Taylor completes first "self powered" Classic Rock round.

Anna Taylor has become the first person to complete a self-powered round of every route that features in ‘Classic Rock’, the iconic guidebook written by Ken Wilson.
October 01, 2021

Anna Taylor completes first "self powered" Classic Rock round.

Anna Taylor has become the first person to complete a self-powered round of every route…

Climbing & Mountaineering

My First 4000er – a quintessential Alpine adventure in the Saas Fee mountains

Zooming past some of the most imposing 4000m mountains in the Valais region, acclimatisation to the rapid height gain may not sound like everybody’s most relaxing start to a holiday.
October 04, 2021

My First 4000er – a quintessential Alpine adventure in the Saas Fee mountains

Zooming past some of the most imposing 4000m mountains in the Valais region, acclimatisation to…

Cycling

Grayl Geopress Water Purifier: Tested and Reviewed

I don't know why everybody moans about the weather on Ben Nevis. Every time I've been up the behemoth the sun has been shining bright in the sky. First time…
September 23, 2021

Grayl Geopress Water Purifier: Tested and Reviewed

I don't know why everybody moans about the weather on Ben Nevis. Every time I've…

Skiing

State-of-the art lift dramatically improves access to the Jungfrau Region’s slopes

The final stage of a 470m CHF V-Cableway project in the region was completed last season and is a game changer for the resort of Grindelwald.

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September 28, 2021

State-of-the art lift dramatically improves access to the Jungfrau Region’s slopes

The final stage of a 470m CHF V-Cableway project in the region was completed last…

Trail & Ultra Running

Skyracing makes a successful return to the Highlands at Salomon Skyline Scotland® 2021

Thousands of runners and spectators gathered in Kinlochleven over the weekend for Salomon Skyline Scotland® 2021.
September 20, 2021

Skyracing makes a successful return to the Highlands at Salomon Skyline Scotland® 2021

Thousands of runners and spectators gathered in Kinlochleven over the weekend for Salomon Skyline Scotland®…

Travel

SunGod Velans FF Tested and reviewed

These sunglasses are the definition of ‘apres-ski’ cool and perfect for cycling, climbing and mountaineering – but how would they fare on a trip to the high alpine landscape of…
October 12, 2021

SunGod Velans FF Tested and reviewed

These sunglasses are the definition of ‘apres-ski’ cool and perfect for cycling, climbing and mountaineering…

Latest Review

Tested & Reviewed: Inov-8 Trailfly Ultra G 300 Max

The Inov-8 team expand the graphene range infusing it in the midsole to give benefits to the runner with 25% return in energy.
October 18, 2021

Tested & Reviewed: Inov-8 Trailfly Ultra G 300 Max

The Inov-8 team expand the graphene range infusing it in the midsole to give benefits…

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…