Editorials

We don't buy into products, We buy into experiences.

When I was 13 I decided I was going to have 3 cars when I grew up. A sports car, a 4x4 and a camper van and in my mind…
February 25, 2018

We don't buy into products, We buy into experiences.

When I was 13 I decided I was going to have 3 cars when I…

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…

Outdoor Guides

Down Time - What you need to know before you buy your down jacket

When it comes to selecting an insulated jacket it makes sense to have a look how insulation it works and with just a basic grasp of the essential principles you'll…
October 19, 2018

Down Time - What you need to know before you buy your down jacket

When it comes to selecting an insulated jacket it makes sense to have a look…
July 20, 2020

Wild camping - a fight or flight dilemma

Over the last couple of months there's been countless column inches in the mainstream media devoted to "wild camping", and none of it has been good.
June 03, 2020

Abandoning conquest

Today I saw a Tweet suggesting you conquer a hill in your lunchtime. A fine idea you’d imagine, and it is, but something about the language grated.
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 for the Cairngorm, I had…
August 15, 2019

Albert and being Sustainable.

What connects a tiny patch of snow in Scotland to a Blackpool pub and landslides in the Alps? Henry Iddon pulls the threads together in a guest Editorial on sustainability.
July 17, 2019

The post-industrial landscapes of Snowdonia's slate industry are being re-imagined as a leisure resource

For a period of over 150 years the landscape of Snowdonia, and particularly the western side from Bethesda to Blaenau Ffestiniog was dominated by a brutal, industrial, visage of dark…
June 05, 2019

Wild camping - is it time for a conversation?

Wild camping isn't something we're used to seeing make the national papers, it's something we tend to whisper about in public; seen as illegal but widespread with enlightened national park…
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 Mountaineering Council’s ‘Summit’ magazine. The piece was about using eMTBs to access the steep skiing…
MyOutdoors

MyOutdoors

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 for since he teamed up with Berghaus in the late 1990s.

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 08:44

Arc’teryx Gamma SL Hoody tested and reviewed

The Arc’teryx Gamma SL Hoody is the Canadian company's latest offering in the Gamma range and there's no doubt what the SL in the name means. If LT means light then at half the weight the SL is distinctly Super Light.

Organisers of the legendary Dragon’s Back Race® have announced plans to add an extra day to the 2021 edition of the race.

Arc’teryx Equipment, the global design company specializing in technical, high-performance apparel, outerwear and equipment, is hosting the brand’s first digital consumer experience program through the launch of its 2020 Digital Climbing Academy.

The It’s Great Out There Coalition has announced details of a new round of #itsgreatoutthere grants, designed to fund projects by non-profit organisations that take new people into the outdoors.

Press Release: Finisterre are pleased to announce that they have welcomed explorer, researcher and sailor, Emily Penn onboard as an official Ambassador.

Picture is a new brand for us, and like many brands these days they're keen to push their environmental credentials. For a first look we took their distinctive Abstral jacket out during lockdown.

Top ultramarathon runner Damian Hall has set a new record time for the 268-mile Pennine Way – while also cleaning the trail of litter at the same time.

K2: The Impossible Descent – A new feature-length documentary on Red Bull TV (release July 22) reveals what happened behind the scenes of Polish ski mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel’s world-first mission.

Mountaineering Scotland is asking hill walkers and climbers to help keep Scotland’s hills and mountains clear of litter and to ‘Tak It Hame’.

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