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Sir Chris Bonington summits the Old Man of Hoy…. again!

Sir Chris Bonington summits the Old Man of Hoy…. again!

Almost 50 years after he made the first ascent with Tom Patey and Rusty Baillie, Sir Chris Bonington has succeeded in climbing the Old Man of Hoy again, this time with fellow Berghaus athlete, Leo Houlding. Sir Chris’s achievement comes a matter of days after his 80th birthday, and he is using the opportunity to raise awareness of the illness Motor Neurone Disease (MND) which his wife Wendy recently succumbed to. The original climb, in 1966, was … Read more »

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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 »

Win Cicerone Dolomites guidebooks

Win Cicerone Dolomites guidebooks

You’ve read the latest issue of Trek & Mountain and fancy trekking one of the Dolomites’ Alta … Read more »

Win a Garmin Virb Elite actioncam worth £350!

Win a Garmin Virb Elite actioncam worth £350!

Last month we asked leading adventure film makers Hot Aches Productions to test out Garmin‘s VIRB Elite … Read more »

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Bonington at 80

Bonington at 80

Sir Chris Bonington, one of Britain’s leading mountaineers and a name familiar to mountain lovers the world over, turns 80 today but the moment is sure to be bittersweet for Bonington due to the recent loss of his wife Wendy to motor neurone disease (MND). However, typical of the man is that he will use the occasion of his 80th … Read more »

Brussels sprout summits Snowdon

Brussels sprout summits Snowdon

This is the moment that Stuart Kettell reached the summit of Snowdon having pushed a Brussels sprout up the mountain with his nose – and Trek & Mountain was there to witness it! … Read more »

Kenton Cool to climb world’s three highest peaks… in three months

Kenton Cool to climb world’s three highest peaks… in three months

World-leading high altitude mountaineer Kenton Cool, famous for summiting Mount Everest an astonishing 11 times, is planning to take climbing to new levels of endurance, discipline and capability in his most daring expedition yet: The Himalayan Trilogy. This is Kenton’s quest for personal excellence and spiritual satisfaction, in what will be one of the most epic feats of human endurance ever accomplished, … Read more »

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