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Fundraising lecture in London tomorrow in aid of the limbless veterans charity Blesma.

Beeline Britain - Lecture and Film Screening

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to kayak, cycle and hike the length of Britain with no legs?

Meet the Beeline Britain team who made history earlier this year by becoming the first people to travel in a straight line between Land’s End ...  Continue reading

Turns out Paramo has registered the term 'overlayering', who'd have thought...

Paramo Owns Overlayering - Sort Of...

If you've read our 'how to' article about staying warm in winter conditions, you'll see that we used the term 'over layering' to describe throwing an additional, oversized, insulated jacket over all your other layers.

It's a brilliantly descriptive term that dodges the ambiguity over the ...  Continue reading

Calum Muskett and Dave MacLeod head to Patagonia to tackle the world's 'hardest alpine route - you know what they say about plans...

The Hardest Line - Video

Early this year top British climbers Calum Muskett and Dave MacLeod headed off to Patagonia to attempt what's been dubbed 'the world's hardest alpine route', the Compressor on Cerro Torre. Their aim was to free the climb, but things didn't quite go as planned thanks to the ...  Continue reading

Guardian showcases winners of Kendal Mountain Festival photography competition

Kendal Photography Winners Showcased In Guardian

Nice to see the winners of the weekend's Kendal Mountain Festival photography competition showcased in the Guardian - some cracking images from mountain landscapes above and below ground across the globe. Well worth a browse at www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2014/nov/24/kendal-mountain-festival-photography-competition-in-pictures.

More into moving images?

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Stray Ecuadorian dog Arthur latched onto Team Peak Performance in Ecuador and just kept going.

Dog Follows Adventure Race Team 430 Miles

Check out the website of top Swedish adventure racers, Team Peak Performance, and you'll notice something a little odd. The front page is littered with pictures of the team at the recent world championships in Ecuador, but in a fair few of them ...  Continue reading

Check out Sidetracked TV's live reports from the weekend's Kendal Mountain Festival.

Kendal Mountain Festival By Proxy - Video Reports

I guess the big question is whether you really need live, on the ground reports from a Mountain Festival. If you really wanted to know what was going on at Kendal, you'd have been there right? Or you might, like me, have had a ...  Continue reading

What happens when you combine alpinism and speed flying? Good video...

Fight And Flight - Bonus Video

This is dedicated to everyone else who's not at 'Kendal' - it's a Friday bonus video from Mammut athlete Finn McCann and it's a bit of a corker. Caled Fight and Flight, it's about what happens when a rock climber with an injured hand takes up ...  Continue reading

With the world's biggest mountain film festival coming up this weekend we thought it neccessary to round up a few trailers to whet your appetite.

Kendal Festival 2014 Trailer - Just days to go before this year's Kendal Mountain Festival and the trailer is out to tempt the undecided into a last minute visit and whet the appetite of those who have tickets already.

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This week we have a selection of videos that will really inspire you to get outdoors this weekend.

Always Above Us - TNF - A thoughtful Sherpas Cinema film about The North Face athletes Conrad Anker and Kris Erikson tackling a new route called Nutcracker in Hyalite Canyon, Montana.

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Top Fell / trail running instructor Dave Taylor with more expert advice in three short video tips.

Quick tips for trail & fell runners #11

Don't let the dark nights stop you from enjoying the trails!

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