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New charity for porter and guide training launches

New charity for porter and guide training launches

A new charity called ‘The Robertson Outdoor Bursary (ROB)’ has just been launched at a special event in collaboration with Cotswold Outdoor in London. R.O.B  is fundraising to make grants to pay for the training and education of porters and guides in Tanzania and other developing countries to enable them to gain employment and promotion. and give them a sustainable means for them to develop their career in outdoor activities. This will support them to improve … Read more »

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Win £1000 of The North Face gear + Mountain Leader training at Glenmore Lodge!

Win £1000 of The North Face gear + Mountain Leader training at Glenmore Lodge!

Trek & Mountain, in partnership with The North Face, Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports and Glenmore Lodge, are … Read more »

WIN KEEN Durand Mid WP hiking boots!

WIN KEEN Durand Mid WP hiking boots!

In this month’s competition, we have THREE pairs of KEEN’s fantastic Durand Mid WP boots worth £139.99 … Read more »

Win an Edelweiss rope and rope bag!

Win an Edelweiss rope and rope bag!

In this month’s competition, we have two ropes from Edelweiss to give away, plus a ropebag for … Read more »

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New database of Spanish walking routes

New database of Spanish walking routes

A new resource has been released by Costa Blanca Mountain Walkers listing detailed information about hikes across Spain. Using an interactive map, it’s possible to find walks in specific areas covered by the website (though we’re told that some regions have yet to be completed and viewable). After choosing an area, you are given a choice of towns with walks near … Read more »

Powermonkey Explorer 2 hits the shops

Powermonkey Explorer 2 hits the shops

Following hot on the heels of their superb Powermonkey Expedition (reviewed in Trek & Mountain Aug ‘14 issue), Powertraveller have launched what looks very much like the little brother of the Expedition, called the Explorer 2. Said by Powertraveller to be the toughest portable charger available on the market today, the Explorer 2 is waterproof for 30 minutes in up to … Read more »

Cavell Nurses’ Trust chairman climbs Mt Edith Cavell

Cavell Nurses’ Trust chairman climbs Mt Edith Cavell

Chairman of Cavell Nurses’ Trust, Simon Knighton is no stranger to mountaineering, and in recent years has climbed both Everest and Kilimanjaro. Simon has now climbed Mt Edith Cavell in the Canadian Rockies, in honour of a First World War nurse that both the charity and mountain are named after. In 1917 the charity was founded, following the death of Edith … Read more »

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