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.
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 inverted sickle, a serrated knife-edge. Just look at the ridge…

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…
October 18, 2018

Frutt harvest and fresh berms - Autumn eMTB manoeuvres in Switzerland.

Autumn, when the light begins to fade earlier and a chill starts to fill the air. Not only the lowering of the temperature but that…

Frutt harvest and fresh berms - Autumn eMTB manoeuvres in Switzerland.

Autumn, when the light begins to fade earlier and a chill starts to fill the air. Not only the lowering of the temperature but that…

Adventure

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’,…

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

Smith Trace Helmet with MIPS: Tested and Reviewed

Cycling helmets have certainly moved on from when I was tearing up the streets on my Raleigh Burner or 10 speed Falcon Rapier. Back then skid lids looked like leather…
August 14, 2019

Smith Trace Helmet with MIPS: Tested and Reviewed

Cycling helmets have certainly moved on from when I was tearing up the streets on…

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

Running up that hill - trail running Switzerland's Valais with the pro's Part 2

Part 2 of our feature on trail running in Switzerland's Valais region with tips from the pro's along the way.
August 06, 2019

Running up that hill - trail running Switzerland's Valais with the pro's Part 2

Part 2 of our feature on trail running in Switzerland's Valais region with tips from…

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

Smith Trace Helmet with MIPS: Tested and Reviewed

Cycling helmets have certainly moved on from when I was tearing up the streets on my Raleigh Burner or 10 speed Falcon Rapier. Back then skid lids looked like leather…
August 14, 2019

Smith Trace Helmet with MIPS: Tested and Reviewed

Cycling helmets have certainly moved on from when I was tearing up the streets on…

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…