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…
October 10, 2018

The Salomon Glen Coe Skyline – Taking on the race where mountaineering and running meet.

For the last 4 years September has seen an international field of runners, including some of the best in the world, gather in the West…

The Salomon Glen Coe Skyline – Taking on the race where mountaineering and running meet.

For the last 4 years September has seen an international field of runners, including some of the best in the world, gather in the West…
September 19, 2018

Kilian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson crowned SKY World Champions

Mountain runners Kilian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson took gold for Spain and Sweden in the SKY 2018 Skyrunning World Championships this weekend.

Kilian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson crowned SKY World Champions

Mountain runners Kilian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson took gold for Spain and Sweden in the SKY 2018 Skyrunning World Championships this weekend.

Adventure

Osprey Kyte 46L Women’s Fit Rucksack tested and reviewed

In 2019 Osprey are celebrating 25 years of making women's specific fit packs. To coincide with the celebration we took a 46l Kyte out to Austria in February to put…
March 18, 2019

Osprey Kyte 46L Women’s Fit Rucksack tested and reviewed

In 2019 Osprey are celebrating 25 years of making women's specific fit packs. To coincide…

Climbing & Mountaineering

Petzl Gully v Petzl Ride: 2 ice axes, so similar but so different

Twp ice axes, one brand, and almost identical to look at. We put Petzl's lightweight Ride and Gully up against each other.
March 06, 2019

Petzl Gully v Petzl Ride: 2 ice axes, so similar but so different

Twp ice axes, one brand, and almost identical to look at. We put Petzl's lightweight…

Cycling

Polaris joins forces with Nikwax

Launching this month, Nikwax – the award-winning eco-conscious aftercare brand - has chosen Polaris Bikewear as their exclusive trade distributors within the cycling industry.
March 19, 2019

Polaris joins forces with Nikwax

Launching this month, Nikwax – the award-winning eco-conscious aftercare brand - has chosen Polaris Bikewear…

Skiing

Freeride World Tour Austria - Day 2

After an opening day of persistent rain, competition day dawned with bright blue skies and cold fresh snow, once you broke through the cloud inversion at the valley base.

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February 23, 2019

Freeride World Tour Austria - Day 2

After an opening day of persistent rain, competition day dawned with bright blue skies and…

Trail & Ultra Running

Entries open for UK’s biggest mountain running festival

Places are expected to sell out quickly for three Scottish mountain races that take place this summer. 
January 30, 2019

Entries open for UK’s biggest mountain running festival

Places are expected to sell out quickly for three Scottish mountain races that take place…

Travel

Dometic introduces next generation portable battery for adventurers

Engineered to satisfy outdoor and mobile lifestyles with high electrical demands, The Dometic PLB40 is the lightest and most powerful battery in its category. It allows adventurers to travel further…
January 22, 2019

Dometic introduces next generation portable battery for adventurers

Engineered to satisfy outdoor and mobile lifestyles with high electrical demands, The Dometic PLB40 is…

Latest Review

Osprey Kyte 46L Women’s Fit Rucksack tested and reviewed

In 2019 Osprey are celebrating 25 years of making women's specific fit packs. To coincide with the celebration we took a 46l Kyte out to Austria in February to put…
March 18, 2019

Osprey Kyte 46L Women’s Fit Rucksack tested and reviewed

In 2019 Osprey are celebrating 25 years of making women's specific fit packs. To coincide…

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…