In a follow up to the article The MyOutdoors Guide to Chamonix between the seasons from Dave and James, one of our Mountaineering Team, Alan 'Tosh' McIntosh and his wife Sam, headed for the Alps earlier this year. Alan describes how they developed their Alpinism skills from Ice Climbing to Snowshoeing to an Introduction to Skiing with details of the areas they visited and some costs associated with their experiences.
On the 27 September at 16:00 UK time, the Alpine Club will broadcast a livestream of their latest exhibition: ‘Everest: by Those Who Were There’ via their Facebook page.
This year's Buxton Adventure Festival will see a unique exhibition as Andy Turner and members of the GB Ice Climbing Team put their skills on show beneath the roof of the Devonshire Dome - the second largest unsupported dome in the World. We took the opportunity to have a chat with Andy about the Sochi Winter Olympics, route setting, TV coverage (or lack of) and the 1st British Tooling Championships.
Climber Anna Taylor has just started an attempt to be the first woman to complete a continuous round of every route that features in ‘Classic Rock’, the iconic guidebook written by Ken Wilson.
Anna Taylor is making good progress on her mission to climb all the routes in Classic Rock in a continuous round.
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 features in ‘Classic Rock’, the iconic guidebook written by Ken Wilson.
Mountaineer Mick Fowler has achieved another major first ascent in the Himalaya. Alongside regular climbing partner Paul Ramsden, Fowler reached the summit of Gave Ding, a 6,400m peak in far west Nepal, on Thursday 22 October.
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 ultimate mountain skills weekend for outdoor lovers of all abilities.
Described as the ultimate in lightweight, highly breathable insulation that eliminates the need for constant layering changes my first impressions with the Black Diamond Women’s First Light jacket… it looked a bit girly for me.