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Sir Chris Bonington climbs the Old Man of Hoy at 80

Sir Chris Bonington climbs the Old Man of Hoy at 80

Sir Chris Bonington, legendary climber, mountaineer & first ascensionist, has proven that age does not have to be a barrier to strength and fitness. Led by British traditional climber, Leo Houlding, Sir Bonington defies age in his ascent of the famous sea stack. The Old Man of Hoy is revered by many, and is a classic sea cliff climb in the Highlands of Scotland. “The business of getting old – in a way, it’s a bit of … Read more »

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Win a Quick Screw!

Win a Quick Screw!

We recently travelled to Germany to try out the latest climbing innovation from Salewa, the brilliantly-named Quick … Read more »

Win a Millet Trilogy Down Tek Hoodie

Win a Millet Trilogy Down Tek Hoodie

Millet is the choice of the Guides Company of Chamonix, and in fact the Guides are an … Read more »

Win a Haglöfs Vojd jacket worth £600!

Win a Haglöfs Vojd jacket worth £600!

Winter is a testing time for your outdoor clothing, with the demand for weather protection being balanced … Read more »

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Inspiring stories of adventure at Arc’teryx Alpine Evenings

Inspiring stories of adventure at Arc’teryx Alpine Evenings

Listen to a stunningly illustrated biography by Julie Summers; featuring one of mountaineering’s greatest mysteries, and Sandy Allen sharing experiences from his first ascent of a route on Nanga Parbat. From Arc’teryx and Ellis Brigham, enjoy unforgettable and inspiring stories, about two legends in mountaineering. Plus a short film about Arc’teryx athlete Luka Lindic. Everest Needs You, Mr Irvine The disappearance of Mallory and … Read more »

Uepaa! – New smartphone app could revolutionise mountain rescue

Uepaa! – New smartphone app could revolutionise mountain rescue

Whether walking in the Lake District, exploring alone in the Dolomites, or skiing the backcountry – Uepaa! is a new smartphone app that could save your life, and the lives of others around you. Walking or running in mountainous areas of the UK often entails covering large areas of mobile signal blackspots. Despite this, some of us still justify the safety … Read more »

Remembering Legendary Alpinist, Bob Craig

Remembering Legendary Alpinist, Bob Craig

In the year 1953, Bob Craig, Dee Molenaar, Pete Schoening, George Bell, Art Gilkey, Charlie Houston, Tony Streather and Bob Bates attempted a new route on K2. Craig played a large role in the expedition, and the heroic rescue attempt of his partners. On January 16th 2015, Bob Craig passed away at the age of 90. Originally published in Alpinist magazine, … Read more »

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