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.
August 04, 2020

Commute to the glacier – surviving Icelandic winter pre lockdown

What makes it possible for the human mind able to view past memories and forget the pain of the cold and temporal feelings of sadness…

Commute to the glacier – surviving Icelandic winter pre lockdown

What makes it possible for the human mind able to view past memories and forget the pain of the cold and temporal feelings of sadness…

Adventure

James Forrest sets "self-supported" hiking record for Wainwright's round

James Forrest a journalist and adventurer from Cockermouth, Cumbria,  has set a new record time for a self-supported continuous hike of Alfred Wainwright’s 214 Lake District peaks after completing the…
September 09, 2020

James Forrest sets "self-supported" hiking record for Wainwright's round

James Forrest a journalist and adventurer from Cockermouth, Cumbria,  has set a new record time…

Climbing & Mountaineering

Reviewing Black Diamond Solution vs Technician Women’s fit Harness – in a time of lockdown…

October 2019: As an avid Trad climber, who spent every spare window of time calling up friends and arranging climbing sessions on the local Gritstone crags, a product test of…
July 13, 2020

Reviewing Black Diamond Solution vs Technician Women’s fit Harness – in a time of lockdown…

October 2019: As an avid Trad climber, who spent every spare window of time calling…

Cycling

New Date and Format for RideLondon in 2021

London Marathon Events (LME) is currently working with the Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) on the format of the RideLondon event for 2021. The 2020 event, which…
July 29, 2020

New Date and Format for RideLondon in 2021

London Marathon Events (LME) is currently working with the Mayor of London and Transport for…

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

Research shows concentrated beetroot juice boosts muscle power relevant to trail runners

Press Release: New independent research from Spain strongly supports the notion that drinking two concentrated beetroot juice shots before training, can significantly enhance muscle power for trail runners.
September 10, 2020

Research shows concentrated beetroot juice boosts muscle power relevant to trail runners

Press Release: New independent research from Spain strongly supports the notion that drinking two concentrated…

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

Chrome Merino Cobra Hoodie 2

The Chrome Cobra Hoodie 2 comes with a hefty £170 pricetag for a hoody, but is it the ultimate cycling hoodie?
September 15, 2020

Chrome Merino Cobra Hoodie 2

The Chrome Cobra Hoodie 2 comes with a hefty £170 pricetag for a hoody, but…

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…