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no-image 22nd Feb 2016 Nick Bullock at the Buxton Adventure Festival

*We have FREE tickets available for this event. More information here. I arrived at Ynys Ettws, the Climbers Club property in the Llanberis Pass, after a day of guiding in the Ogwen Valley.  It had been a great day in the mountains and I...

no-image 22nd Feb 2016 Bogs Footwear Winter Blooms Review

I love my Bogs boots.  There.  That’s all I really need to say. I love these boots.  A review in four words!  But, of course, the real questions are what are Bogs and why do I love them - and that really needs rather more...

no-image 7th Feb 2016 Addicted to Adventure.....

In his book 'One Day as a Tiger' (*please see note below), John Porter describes the traditional climbers apprenticeship.  I smiled as I read it because it perfectly described my own early climbing journey (I wrote more about this some time...

no-image 3rd Feb 2016 The Jottnar Yak Wool Challenge....

A few weeks ago Jottnar contacted me to ask if I’d be willing to take part in their ‘Yak Wool Challenge’  which would involve, they explained, wearing one of their Uller yak wool baselayers continuously for a week and commenting on...

no-image 1st Feb 2016 The Hope Valley Adventure Film Festival (HVAFF)

We love film festivals.  A chance to meet like minded individuals, be inspired by some great adventure films and have the opportunity for some jaw dropping adrenalin fuelled moments.  There are many great festivals around the UK and they all...

no-image 1st Feb 2016 Winter Clothing

The plan had been to meet at the road head at 4.30pm but my good friend Andy and I weren't there until after 7.00pm.  Our ascent of Number 2 Gully on Ben Nevis had, despite the route involving very little technical climbing, turned epic and we...