March 20, 2020

Keswick Mountain Festival postponed for 12 months

Keswick Mountain Festival (KMF) has confirmed that, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 event will not go ahead as planned from 15-17 May.

Keswick Mountain Festival postponed for 12 months

Keswick Mountain Festival (KMF) has confirmed that, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 event will not go ahead as planned from 15-17 May.
March 04, 2020

Introducing Celtic Routes aimed at bringing Celtic culture, spirit and soul to a new audience.

A cross-Irish Sea set of collaborative counties in Ireland and Wales has formed a partnership to deliver a new tourism heritage project known as the…

Introducing Celtic Routes aimed at bringing Celtic culture, spirit and soul to a new audience.

A cross-Irish Sea set of collaborative counties in Ireland and Wales has formed a partnership to deliver a new tourism heritage project known as the…
March 04, 2020

Women’s Arctic Ice Tall Muck Boots tested and reviewed

Iceland - the land of ice and fire (and more recently months, hurricaine winds and slush). Jessie Leong went to the ice caps of Langjökull…

Women’s Arctic Ice Tall Muck Boots tested and reviewed

Iceland - the land of ice and fire (and more recently months, hurricaine winds and slush). Jessie Leong went to the ice caps of Langjökull…
December 22, 2019

Skin Up to and Ski Off the Cairngorm

For a while now I have wanted to ski tour, finally I managed to get the gear together to be able to! So I headed…

Skin Up to and Ski Off the Cairngorm

For a while now I have wanted to ski tour, finally I managed to get the gear together to be able to! So I headed…
October 29, 2019

Project Possible completed as Nims summits 14th 8000er in 190 days

At 8:58 am on 29th October 2019, Nirmal Purja, a 36 year old Nepali born ex UK Special Services soldier, stood at 8,027m above sea…

Project Possible completed as Nims summits 14th 8000er in 190 days

At 8:58 am on 29th October 2019, Nirmal Purja, a 36 year old Nepali born ex UK Special Services soldier, stood at 8,027m above sea…

Adventure

Canyon Pathlite SL 7.0: Tested and Reviewed

Cycling is my preferred way of getting fit. It's also my preferred way of keeping fit. Face it I just love cycling. I've got 8 or is it 9 bikes?…
May 18, 2020

Canyon Pathlite SL 7.0: Tested and Reviewed

Cycling is my preferred way of getting fit. It's also my preferred way of keeping…

Climbing & Mountaineering

Chombu wins again but Mick Fowler proves his point

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders have returned to the UK after being repelled for a second time this year by the still unclimbed 6,362m Himalayan mountain Chombu.
November 11, 2019

Chombu wins again but Mick Fowler proves his point

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders have returned to the UK after being repelled for a…

Cycling

Prudential Ride London Festival 2020 Cancelled

It has been confirmed today that the 2020 Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling is cancelled. This decision has been taken by London authorities after engagement with partners involved in the…
May 20, 2020

Prudential Ride London Festival 2020 Cancelled

It has been confirmed today that the 2020 Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling is cancelled.…

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 continues to make good progress on Wainwrights Round

Sabrina Verjee is continuing to make good progress in her attempt to set a new fastest known time for completing a non-stop ‘round’ of the 214 Wainwrights. Sabrina Verjee is…
July 10, 2020

Sabrina Verjee continues to make good progress on Wainwrights Round

Sabrina Verjee is continuing to make good progress in her attempt to set a new…

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

Leatherman Free and Signal long term review

Leatherman is probably the best recognised brand name in the multi-tool market, and their tools come with a brand name price tag, but there's a reason why.
June 30, 2020

Leatherman Free and Signal long term review

Leatherman is probably the best recognised brand name in the multi-tool market, and their tools…

Gear News

New for Spring/Summer Marmot’s Keele Peak Jacket with Pertex Shield Pro

Press Release Marmot’s new Keele Peak Jacket, for men and women, is ideal for those heading out on the hills or mountains and wanting a lightweight (360g) waterproof, windproof and…
April 15, 2020

New for Spring/Summer Marmot’s Keele Peak Jacket with Pertex Shield Pro

Press Release Marmot’s new Keele Peak Jacket, for men and women, is ideal for those…

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…