MSR WindBurner Stove.

MSR WindBurner Stove.

The MSR WindBurner™ stove (formerly the WindBoiler) is a fast, fuel-efficient personal stove system from Mountain Safety Research® that has won numerous industry awards. The WindBurner™ combines the award-winning Reactor® technology with the features solo travellers need most. The all-in-one system nests inside its pot for easy packing and assembly,…

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Q&A with Tim Emmett.

Q&A with Tim Emmett.

Tim Emmett is a professional extreme sports athlete, rock climber, former B.A.S.E jumper, wingsuit flyer, surfer, skier, snowboarder, TV presenter, inspirational speaker, stuntman and Mountain Hardwear Ambassador! In our previous article, we gave you the chance to send in any questions that you’d like to ask Tim. We randomly chose…

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OGGIE 8 Challenge 2015.

OGGIE 8 Challenge 2015.

The OGGIE 8 Challenge is in it’s 8th year of running this year, and hopefully this year it will be extra special, as it’s also Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation’s (OVMRO) 50th Anniversary! The event is becoming a national institution and attracts teams from all over the country who wish…

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Climb like Chris Sharma.

Whether you’re a novice, or an expert climber, at one time or another you’ve probably wished you could climb like Chris Sharma. In this series Chris Sharma shares his strategy and techniques that have made him one of the best climbers in the world. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3:…

Ordnance Survey Mapping App.

Ordnance Survey Mapping App.

Carrying and being able to use a map & compass, not only allows us to make the most of a particular area, it allows us to discover new surroundings, builds self-confidence when out alone, and makes the great outdoors a safer place. In conjunction with Ordnance Survey, our mapping application…

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Learn to Navigate.

Being able to read a map & navigate effectively with a compass, not only allows us to make the most of a particular area, it allows us to discover new surroundings, builds self-confidence when out alone and makes the great outdoors a safer place. In our technological age, the use…

Local News: Capel Curig.

Local News: Capel Curig.

Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur, a major movie by film producers Warner Bros, is currently being filmed in and around Snowdonia. As a result there will be some disruptions and minor closures to footpaths and access land in northern Snowdonia. With permission from Snowdonia National Park, The National Trust,…

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Live. Climb. Repeat.

All of us know how long it takes, to the minute, to reach our local crag. We’ve slept in the dirt at J-Tree, in gîtes in Argentière and on the couches of countless climbing partners in between. When we look at a door jam, we see a pull-up bar. We…

Explore Everest and The Khumbu, Nepal.

Google Street View has reached Everest. On Thursday Google unveiled 360-degree panoramic images of the region around the world’s highest mountain in collaboration with Apa Sherpa, who has reached the summit of Mount Everest more times than anyone else, with 21 successful ascents. In a blog post on Google Maps…

The Himalayas from 20,000 ft.

The aerial cinema experts at Teton Gravity Research release the first ultra HD footage of the Himalayas shot from above 20,000 ft. with the GSS C520 system, the most advanced gyro-stabilized camera system in the world. Filmed from a helicopter with a crew flying from Kathmandu at 4,600 ft. up…