Weather Information.

Weather Information.

Knowing what the weather is going to be like for any of your outdoor trips is essential, not only for your safety, but for your pleasure too. Here you can check a list of weather sites, and also various regional webcams, all in one place. If you have any suggestions,…

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Going Ultralight Hiking & Camping.

Going Ultralight Hiking & Camping.

Going ultralight is not a case of removing as much as you can from your kit, it also doesn’t mean that you will be more or less uncomfortable. By going ultralight you’re still expected to have everything you need for a given trip, especially the essentials, map, compass, first aid…

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Coming Soon. Q&A with Tim Emmett.

Coming Soon. 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 this upcoming Question and Answer session you get to send in any questions you’d like to ask Tim and we’ll ask him…

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Llanberis Mountain Film Festival is back!

LLAMFF was born in the mountains of Snowdonia which is home to some of the leading climbers, mountaineers, paddlers, mountain bikers and ground breaking adventurers in the world. With its world class climbing, North Wales attracts over 8 million visitors each year with Snowdon having 477,000, making it the busiest…

Know where you are – OS Locate.

Know where you are – OS Locate.

Make the most of your adventures in the great outdoors with OS Locate. Used alongside your Ordnance Survey map, OS Locate is a fast and highly accurate means of pinpointing your exact location on the map, anywhere in Great Britain. If you have lost your bearings or simply would like…

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As The Crow Flies – Beeline Britain.

As the Crow Flies is a new cinematic documentary that followed a team of 4 as they set a new record for a Lands End to John O’Groats expedition & smash 2 UK endurance kayak records in the process. Adventure cameraman Ian Burton captured the journey on camera and transformed…

Understanding climbing grades.

Understanding climbing grades.

The system for grading protected trad climbs in guidebooks is usually the two-part British grade. This is a combination of adjectival and technical grades. Adjectival Grades. The Adjectival Grade is the first part of the grade and looks at the overall difficulty of a climb. This is influenced by many…

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Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket.

Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket.

The Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket is a lightweight, narrow baffled down jacket with a weather resistant Pertex outer fabric, and 140g (Large) of 750 fill Hydrophobic European goose down. The jacket is very light, between 400g – 465g depending on size, and is extremely comfortable. The construction also looks very…

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Climbing Little Tryfan (Tryfan Fach)

Climbing Little Tryfan (Tryfan Fach)

If you’ve been climbing in the gym for a while, or have seconded outdoor routes, you’re no doubt itching to start leading, or to do your first multi-pitch climb. Little Tryfan is absolutely perfect for this. Nice grippy rock, good holds, great gear and a great mountain environment feel.[/snippet] Route…

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DrinkSAFE Systems Travel Tap.

DrinkSAFE Systems Travel Tap.

Having clean, safe water on the go has always been a bit of a chore. You can either carry enough fresh water with you, setup your stove to boil water, or, add chlorine tabs(yuck!). Enter drinkSAFE Systems and their Travel Tap. This product eliminates the need to carry lots of…

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