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We visited an Ellis Brigham store to find out if Osprey's Vantage Point is the ultimate for in-store pack fitting.

Osprey In-Store Pack Fitting - Vantage Point Review

Vantage Point is essentially an Osprey 'store within a store' where you can find specially-trained staff who are familiar with the range and are also ninja pack-fitters.

The idea is that they can help you decide which Osprey pack is right for your needs, make ...  Continue reading

Pleasingly bonkers infographic takes you on a trip up the world's highest peak.

Washington Post Scaling Everest Inforgraphic...

One to enjoy over a lazy Friday lunch break we reckon. The Washington Post has put together an entertainingly eccentric infographic - we think - thing that takes you graphically up the world's highest mountain starting from sea-level.

There's a whole bunch of eclectic information on the way ...  Continue reading

Outdoors videos we've found over the past week including mountains, volcanoes, and coastlines.

Mission Northern Islands

Haglöfs' friend Niklas Hollsten was in northern Norway last week and found tranquility, beautiful scenery and endless outdoor possibilities. Enjoy "Mission Northern Islands"!

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If you've never seen the Scottish outdoorsy TV regular, it's worth a look on iPlayer.

The Adventure Show On BBC iPlayer

It's a funny world - south of the border, the BBC gives us Countryfile, meanwhile BBC Scotland has The Adventure Show, an altogether different kettle of outdoor fish which focusses on Scotland adventure sport scene including mountain biking, kayaking, adventure racing, mountain marathons and yes, ...  Continue reading

Salmonon sponsors epic new mountain running race and entries are now open.

Salomon Backs Glen Coe Skyline Race - Video

Exciting times for the epic new Glen Coe Skyline mountain running event with the news that it's now officially backed by Salomon and known as the 'Salomon Glen Coe Skyline' with entries for the race now open.

Salomon's UK marketing manager Paul Griffiths lauds the ...  Continue reading

Sunday paper asks 'difficult questions' about the morality of guided climbing on the word's highest mountain.

Observer Gets Ethical On Everest...

A quick heads up on an interesting article in the weekend's Observer titled 'Everest: is it right to go back to the top?' by Carole Cadwalladr who travelled to Everest Base Camp to - and I quote - 'weigh the rights and wrongs of a risky business'.

In ...  Continue reading

Outdoor videos found over the past week including a look at the important work of Mountain Rescue.

Mountain Rescue England and Wales - text RESQ41 to 70070  

An ambitious new video by Mountain Rescue England and Wales aimed at highlighting the extraordinary work and sacrifices made by mountain rescue team volunteers who are effectively on call 'Every minute of every hour, every hour of every day, every day of every ...  Continue reading

New Mallory biopic in the pipeline starring Michael Sheen as the man himself.

Everest Goes To Hollywood...

We are reporting that The Guardian is reporting that Screen Daily is reporting that actor Michael Sheen, 'the star of Frost/Nixon and Masters of Sex' has signed up to play the role of George Mallory in the forthcoming biopic, In High Places.

He will, it says here, 'appear alongside Kelly ...  Continue reading

The Easter Bunny meets an indoor wall in this post-topical seasonal video...

Easter Egg Bouldering - Video

Slightly late for Easter, but an ideal way of easing your way back into a fuzzy post-holiday reality, this is how the Easter Bunny rolls when there's a climbing wall in the house… Genius or lunacy, hmmm….

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New film aims to highlight the work of mountain rescue teams to a wider audience.

Mountain Rescue England and Wales - text RESQ41 to 70070  

Just launched, this an ambitious new video by Mountain Rescue England and Wales aimed at highlighting the extraordinary work and sacrifices made by mountain rescue team volunteers who are effectively on call 'Every minute of every hour, every hour of every ...  Continue reading

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