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SkyWay Monte Bianco officially open

SkyWay Monte Bianco officially open

The new cable car which runs from Courmayeur in the Aosta Valley to Punta Helbronner (3,462m) on the Italian side of Mont Blanc is now officially open. Construction of the €110m cable car began in April of 2012 and replaces the 58-year-old Helbronner cable car. It will be open year round, providing access to mountaineering routes as well as off-piste skiing opportunities including the Vallée Blanche. The cabins provide 360º views and rotate as they ascend and descend. … Read more »

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WIN Salewa X-Alps gear worth £400!

WIN Salewa X-Alps gear worth £400!

Salewa are known for their tough yet lightweight mountain gear, and so they were the perfect choice of … Read more »

WIN a backpacking set-up worth £830

WIN a backpacking set-up worth £830

We’ve teamed up with specialist outdoor retailer Ultralight Outdoor Gear to bring you a fantastic competition to … Read more »

WIN Montane VIA Trail Series kit

WIN Montane VIA Trail Series kit

Montane’s new VIA Trail Series is a range of technical clothing, packs and accessories designed for anyone … Read more »

Recent News

Fjällräven launch Eco-Shell membrane

Fjällräven launch Eco-Shell membrane

This April, Trek & Mountain was invited to The National Mountain Centre at Plas y Brenin for a sneak preview and testing session of a major new product from Swedish brand Fjällräven, called Eco-Shell (pronounced ‘echo-shell’, not ‘ee-co shell’). For the event, Fjällräven had drafted in 8,000m man and newly-appointed brand ambassador Alan Hinkes, who would lead our select group of outdoor … Read more »

Steck and Wohllehen to link alpine 4000ers by bike

Steck and Wohllehen to link alpine 4000ers by bike

This summer, Ueli Steck and Michael (Michi) Wohlleben will tackle a new project – purely for the love of the mountains – to summit all 82 4,000m peaks in the Alps in 80 days, linking them only by bicycle. Ueli Steck announced the project this weekend to those attending the Arc’teryx Academy in Chamonix, appearing to the crowd through Facetime. The pair … Read more »

Arc’teryx Acrux AR GTX Alpine Boot announced

Arc’teryx Acrux AR GTX Alpine Boot announced

Following the launch of their first footwear range last year, consisting of approach shoes and trekking boots, Arc’teryx have announced their first technical mountaineering boot, the Acrux AR GTX Alpine Boot. Trek & Mountain was invited along to an exclusive preview of the new boot, along with several other additions to Arc’teryx’s footwear offering, at a special event alongside the Mer de Glace in … Read more »

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