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no-image 24th Feb 2019 Top Tip #34 - Equalising an anchor with a twist....

    We use this a lot and thought it might be useful to share - welcome to our 34th Peak Mountaineering Top Tip.  Sometimes, when you have set up a belay and equalised it, you find some slack in the sling from one of the anchor pieces....

no-image 23rd Feb 2019 In memory of Eve Girawong

On the journey to Everest Base Camp you come to a small dusty cluster of buildings at a place called Thukla.  It is a popular lunch spot before a long steep ascent towards Lobuche leads you via a memorial garden at the 16,000 foot Thukla...

no-image 14th Feb 2019 Oboz Hyalite Low Shoe Review

There are brands I work with regularly and it is great to see how their products develop with new fabric innovations or when a new piece of technology means they can introduce a new product idea onto the eager outdoors community.  We are all...

no-image 7th Feb 2019 Smith Rover Cycling Helmet Review

Smith have a long history of creating top quality eyewear for skiers, snowboarders, cyclists and mountain bikers and I have enjoyed testing a selection of their products over recent years.  They also make snowsports and cycling helmets and I...

no-image 3rd Feb 2019 Salewa Women's Pedroc Alpha 2/1 Hooded Jacket Review

It was several years ago when I first tried a product with Polartec Alpha insulation.  I used a jacket on a trip to Northern India and that Alpha experience was a game changer for me.  I found I could wear the jacket for much longer and in...