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no-image 29th Nov 2017 Peak Mountaineering Christmas Gift Guide

If you are having a Christmas dilemma about what to buy your significant adventurous other or adrenaline loving relative then we are ready to help - the 2017 Peak Mountaineering Christmas Gift Guide is here and this year’s theme is the most...

no-image 27th Nov 2017 The Lakeland Four Passes (part two)

  In October this year the Peak Mountaineering team headed to the Lake District to mountain bike the famous Lakeland 4 Passes route.  It was partly a family adventure and partly a ride to honour the memory of local cycling legend and friend...

no-image 25th Nov 2017 Aku Tengu GTX Boot Review

I have had the privilege of testing a range of Aku footwear over the last few years and have, without exception, loved them all.  It is partly their great styling (they are Italian after all!), a big part to do with their exceptional quality...

no-image 22nd Nov 2017 Top Tips #29 - Mini Toothpaste Tubes

I don’t think I’m too extreme with reducing pack weight for multi day mountain trips (certainly not compared with friends who will cut out clothing labels to ave a gram!), but it does make sense to me to shave off pack weight when you...

no-image 10th Nov 2017 Osprey Ultralight Stretch Mesh Stuffsack Review

Sometimes it takes a bit of creative design genius to change a very familiar product for the better.  I guess that is Dyson with the vacuum or Apple with the phone - or maybe even Osprey with their Ultralight Stretch Stuff Sack range?  A...

no-image 9th Nov 2017 Lowe Alpine Aeon 35 Rucksack Review

Like many of the best outdoor brands,  Lowe Alpine was created by a renowned outdoor activist.  In this case it was 1967 and legendary climber Greg Lowe, an early exponent of lightweight Alpine style ascents, turned his talent and experience...

no-image 7th Nov 2017 Lost Lad

A lovely place for Peak District walkers to explore is the Derwent Moorland above Ladybower Reservoir.  We often take our navigation teams there - within a short walk from the car you can be in stunning and remote terrain with fantastic views...

no-image 3rd Nov 2017 The Lakeland Four Passes (part one)

“Be it skinny wheels, skinny wheels with nobbles on, fat wheels or just your bog standard 26 inch wheel, Charlie was a master of them all.  His infectious smile touched the world and his love of riding spread to so many. Charlie was what makes...