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The Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon celebrates its 20th birthday with a lovely short documentary from this year's event.

Video - 20 Years Of The LAMM

The Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon celebrated its 20th running this year and to celebrate, the LAMM guys put together this neat little documentary focussed on the 2014 event held in the far north of Scotland.

The LAMM - as it's popularly known - is one of ...  Continue reading

Expedition leader carries a 35kg rucksack to Everest Base Camp as a tribute to the Nepalese porters.

Photographer and expedition leader carries porter's standard load to Everest Base Camp

Earlier this year, photographer and expedition leader Rob Fraser went to the outdoor pack company, Millican bags, with a dream: to adapt his old hiking rucksack so he could carry the load of a Nepalese porter.

Rob was determined to shine ...  Continue reading

Controversial trail 'repairs' put on hold according to Peak District CEO's twitter feed.

Rushup Edge Trail Work Halted?

Some potentially more positive news of the, let's be honest here, vandalism of a classic Peak District track at Rushup Edge by Derbyshire County Council we reported on yesterday. After a sit-down picnic protest by mountain bikers and other concerned outdoor folk at the site yesterday, Continue reading

Ice climbing legend Will Gadd takes on a mixed route up the rear wall of the 141m Helmcken Falls.

Video - E.O.F.T. 14/15: The Frozen Titans

Here is a taster of the European Outdoor Film Tour feature, The Frozen Titans, in which Legendary ice climber Will Gadd takes on the icy challenge of a mixed route leading up the rear wall of the 141-metre Helmcken Falls.

It’s a route that you cannot ...  Continue reading

Slovenian climber Domen Skofic scales the longest stone arch span in the world, the Solkan Bridge.

Video: Man Climbs World's Longest Stone Bridge

Slovenian climber Domen Skofic climbed to the top of Solkan Bridge's 85-metre (279ft) stone arch and then jumped off for good measure.

The 20-year-old climber tackled the 7c route, which he regards as well within his abilities, with little fuss despite a half-an-hour period at the ...  Continue reading

A tribute to our timeless 'Friday Matinee' feature which has now officially changed name. RIP.

No Sleep Till Bakewell: Full Video - Original Wide Boyz Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker took on a serious mission when they took on the task of climbing every Brown-Whillans route in the east and west gritstone guidebooks in 24 hours running or at least walking between the crags. Brutal climbing, almost a ...  Continue reading

Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker take on 125 rock routes and 22 miles of running between them in under 24 hours - epic!

No Sleep Till Bakewell - Full Video

Original Wide Boyz Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker took on a serious mission when they took on the task of climbing every Brown-Whillans route in the east and west gritstone guidebooks in 24 hours running or at least walking between the crags. Brutal climbing, almost ...  Continue reading

The chilling moment when a Belfast man skied directly into a French Alps crevasse

Video - Man Survives 60 Foot Fall Into French Alps Crevasse

A young Belfast man is giving up his job in Northern Ireland to work in a French ski resort, even though he was almost killed there earlier this year after he skied straight into a crevasse.

Video footage has now been released ...  Continue reading

Excellent blog piece on Why Women Need To Go To The Mountains With Other Women

Why Gurlz Are Going It Alone Outdoors

Interesting blog piece over on the Teton Gravity Research site titled 8 Reasons Why Women Need To Go To The Mountains With Other Women - the gist of it is that begin outdoors in a mixed group is great, but equally women, girls, gurlz, chicks or ...  Continue reading

Guardian carries report from Israeli trekker caught in the Annapurna Circuit blizzard.

Nepal Trekking Tragedy - Firsthand Report

It's becoming clear that the 12 deaths reported in the initial aftermath of unseasonal blizzards in Nepal which hit the Annapurna region in particular, were just an initial estimate with reports now suggesting that upwards of 29 people, both Nepalese nationals and trekkers have died.

The Guardian's ...  Continue reading

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