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…
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…

Adventure

Serviceman takes on seven days of endurance with no rest for charity

A British Army officer of 34 years is taking on a week of 24-hour endurance events across the North of England with no rest to raise funds and awareness for…
June 17, 2021

Serviceman takes on seven days of endurance with no rest for charity

A British Army officer of 34 years is taking on a week of 24-hour endurance…

Climbing & Mountaineering

Switzerland Tourism, Mammut, Alpine Club and Swiss Alpine Club celebrate 150 years of women's alpinism

In 1871, 150 years ago this year, the British mountaineer Lucy Walker became the first woman to reach the top of the iconic Matterhorn in Switzerland.
May 19, 2021

Switzerland Tourism, Mammut, Alpine Club and Swiss Alpine Club celebrate 150 years of women's alpinism

In 1871, 150 years ago this year, the British mountaineer Lucy Walker became the first…

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

Sabrina Verjee sets new fastest known time of under six days for a Wainwrights round

Sabrina Verjee has set a new fastest known time (FKT) for a continuous round of the 214 Wainwrights.
June 17, 2021

Sabrina Verjee sets new fastest known time of under six days for a Wainwrights round

Sabrina Verjee has set a new fastest known time (FKT) for a continuous round of…

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

Fenix HM65R-T tested and reviewed

The Fenix HM65R-T is a lightweight version of the original HM65R that uses a magnesium alloy for the body to reduce weight without compromising on output or performance. 
June 15, 2021

Fenix HM65R-T tested and reviewed

The Fenix HM65R-T is a lightweight version of the original HM65R that uses a magnesium…

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…