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A video peek inside the film of Philippe Gatta's Ultimate Trail mission due out later this year.
The Ultimate Trail - Film Trailer
Check out the trailer for the film of Philippe Gatta's epic Great Himalyan Trail run due out later this year where he tells the story of his attempt to run the length of the route across Nepal in the space of just 40 days - looks ... Continue reading
Brutal breathability testing suggests Marmot's Nano Pro Membrain fabric is something special.
Blown Away By Marmot's New Fabric
Here's the thing, I've never been overly keen on what are known as 2.5 - or two-and-a-half - layer fabrics. They're light, they can be very effective, but they've always been a bit of a budget choice and the way they're made with a printed pattern ... Continue reading
Philippe Gatta talks about the best moments from his attempt to run the entire Great Himalayan Trail last year.
Tales From The Ultimate Trail - Video
A nice little video to start the week in an 'inspiration on a Monday morning' sort of way. It's the first in a series of shorts from Berghaus athlete Philippe Gatta talking about his recent attempt, supported by wife Anna, to run the length of ... Continue reading
A sort of bonus video for a Friday afternoon.
The Weight Of Mountains - Video
A sort of added bonus to this week's Friday Matinee in the shape of this watchable Vimeo staff pick. It's a short about mountains and what they're for and there's something oddly wrong about the young-sounding voiceover. Whatever happened to that Attenborough fella... Continue reading
New project lets you see what's going on in Cwm Idwal, Snowdonia.
Check Idwal Winter Conditions Online
Winter conditions in Snowdonia are renowned for their fickleness - one day it can be frozen and perfect, 24 hours later and the place is a mix of slush and meltwater. Cue the new
Cwm Idwal Winter Climbing Information Project a pilot project which aims to provide climbers ... Continue reading
Some great vids collected over the past week to get you inspired this weekend
The Brilliant Moment - All your preparations, all the early mornings and later nights will lead you to a place you'd only imagined. Be bold. Reach for new experiences. Find The Brilliant Moment. Continue reading
Climbing and walking body moves into tee-shirt design...
BMC Launches Lakes Tee-Shirts
The BMC is transmogrifying entertainingly into a weird platypus of an organisation. In the beginning it was a representative body for walkers and climbers, organised clubs, hut bookings and stuff like that, then gradually it began its relentless quest to take over the world...
First it was insurance, then ... Continue reading
Fascinating take on the 2014 Spine Race from the Guardian's Nick Mead.
Guardian Blogs On The Spine Race
There's a fascinating blog about this year's Spine Race on the Guardian website. The Spine, if you've not come across it, is a non-stop foot race along the route of the Pennine Way in January. It's long, it's brutal, it's epic and this year it was ... Continue reading
Top Scottish winter climbing film free to view for a limited time from Hot Aches.
Watch 'The Pinnacle' For Free
If you fancy a bit of vicarious Scottish winter mountaineering, head over to the Hot Aches website where you can watch The Pinnacle for free for a limited time. It features top mountaineers Dave MacLeod and Andy Turner recreating a legendary week on Ben Nevis in 1960 when Jimmy ... Continue reading
Alps or Scotland? Two cracking climbing videos from Plas y Brenin instructor Keith Ball.
If the endless rain is getting you down, here's something to cheer you up a bit. It's a video made by Plas y Brenin instructor and friend of the guys over at Mountain Equipment, Keith Ball of an ascent of the Grand Capucin. Time to move to the Alps eh?
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