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no-image 28th Nov 2013 Doctor Watson I presume.....

Some time ago we got asked to help by a Hollywood Film Studio to help with the filming of Sherlock Holmes.  I've finally got around to writing an account of the adventure that followed.. "Hi, my name is Rachel and I'm a Hollywood film...

no-image 25th Nov 2013 Top Read #3 (The Shining Mountain)

For the third in our occasional Top Reads series we are delving into the world of classic mountaineering literature and offering one of the best expedition accounts I've ever read.  Top Reads #3 is The Shining Mountain by Peter Boardman.   ...

no-image 24th Nov 2013 Leave no trace......

  I don't cry often but a tear or two rolled down my cheeks last week.  Not, in all honesty, that owning up to crying is something that I feel easy admitting on a public blog, but I've said it now so I'll swiftly move on.......   The...

no-image 23rd Nov 2013 Welcome to a brand new retailer discount offer.....

High performance mountain food is essential for successful outdoor adventures but we certainly ask a lot from it.  It needs to be easy to prepare, nutritious, light to carry, available at a reasonable price and, of course, really tasty.   ...

no-image 22nd Nov 2013 The road less travelled...

Last night some of the Peak Mountaineering team went to Manchester to see the European Outdoor Film Tour (EOFT).  The event was one of 7 screenings throughout the the UK which, in turn, is part of a whole series that is touring many venues...

no-image 20th Nov 2013 European Outdoor Film Tour

The Peak Mountaineering team are heading over to check out one of the European Outdoor Film Tour events tonight.  If the trailer is anything to go by it should be a good evening.  A review will follow tomorrow... Posted by Cal

no-image 20th Nov 2013 Petzl Tikka R+ Review

I was lucky enough to receive one of Petzl's brand new Tikka R+ headtorches for testing some months ago (I received the torch for a group test that appears in the latest Trek & Mountain Magazine).  The R+ is one of Petzl's second cohort of...

no-image 15th Nov 2013 Top Gear #2 (Sawyer Mini Water Filters)

* Please don't miss out.  We have 2 of these to give away.  Check out our Latest News page here.   Outdoor equipment is getting more and more complicated so it’s always really nice to find something that is especially simple to use and...

no-image 15th Nov 2013 2014 Essential Skills Courses

Following the success of our bargain Essential Skills Courses over the last 4 years we are delighted to be running them again in Spring 2014.....   We have always released the dates at this time because they make fantastic Christmas...

no-image 15th Nov 2013 Reel Rock UK Tour 2013

We were delighted to help publicise the recent Reel Rock UK Tour 2013.  The tour was a great success and 2 lucky Peak Mountaineers won tickets to one of the screenings. Many thanks to one of the winners, Lexi, for sharing these thoughts about...