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Check out the video from last year's Arc'ademy for some summer alpine inspiration.
Online registration for this June's Arc'teryx Alpine Arc'ademy in Chamonix has just opened - see our news story for full details including how to land a free place - and here, as if by magic, is a video of last year's event. And if that doesn't make you want to ... Continue reading
Streaming online video fest to take the edge off the manky Mordor-like weather...
Skim en invierno
We found this while looking for a Mammut video, it's nothing to do with mountains or snow or climbing or hills, but it feels reassuringly like summer, so it seemed like a nice way to kick things off. Continue reading
... why I've bagged a Garmin Fenix GPS watch for long-term test.
I'm not very good at GPS units. Part of that is because I have a meerkat-like tendency to start at big landscapes, somehow dipping into the pocket of my pack, in fact, stopping to dip into the lid of my pack doesn't appeal, which means mostly I just don't do it.
I ... Continue reading
New Paramo content - could this be the simple, all-round Nikwax Analogy waterproof we're waiting for?
One of these just rolled up - it's the new Helki Jacket and it's Paramo's sleeker, more modern alternative to all-round, but slightly old-fashioned jackets like the Alta 2. No-one's saying it's a super-technical, ultra-athletic sort of cut, but it's definitely simpler and more contemporary than what's gone before.
And while that ... Continue reading
Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden are on the shortlist for the 2013 Piolet d’Or Award
Fowler And Ramsden Nominated For Piolet d'Or
Berghaus-sponsored climber Mick Fowler and his partner Paul Ramsden are among the six nominations for this year's Piolet d'Or climbing award, a kind of the mountaineering equivalent of the Footballer of the Year adn very definitely not a mass-market French wine, which the pair previously ... Continue reading
Check out the official trailer for the Dragon's Back Race film from Slackjaw.
The official trailer for the imminent film of last year's Dragon's Back Race is out - take a look! It's not just 'any race', the event is a multi-day mountain-running event that follows the spine of Wales and has been run only twice. In other words, it's a bit of a ... Continue reading
Atmospheric footage of Andy Kirkpatrick's attempt to make the second ascent of a route on the north face of the Eiger.
A sort of double Andy Kirkpatrick day then with this atmospheric, lunchtime-friendly short video of his attempt, with Ross Kain and Neil Chelton on the dauntingly direct 2006 Russian route on the Eiger Nordwand. They climbed some 20 pitches in four days until being halted by the crux A5 pitch and ... Continue reading
Gritty suffer-fest specialist Andy Kirkpatrick is the latest addition to the Montane team of sponsored athletes.
The latest addition to Montane's team of supported athletes is climber, entertaining mountaineering stand-up speaker and (recently retired) author, Andy Kirkpatrick, who we encountered briefly while we were previewing Montane's autumn 2013 range.
Twice winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize for mountain literature, Andy is best known for suffering a lot, ... Continue reading
Official trailer for Norwegian ice climbing epic out later this year - watch and pine...
This is the official trailer for the Pursuit, a Rab-supported film due out later this year from Aaron Mulkey and all about ice climbing in Norway. And it looks amazing. Guaranteed to have you pining for the fjords... Continue reading
Black Diamond shows how it tests its via ferrata kits using and impact rig. Interesting stuff.
If you've just read this week's Monday Tip on via ferrata safety sets, you might like to check out this Black Diamond video showing how the US hardware specialist tests its via ferrata sets to ensure they meet or exceed safety standards. Continue reading
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