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no-image 19th Dec 2012 And the winner is......

  Our Barts hat competition was a rip roaring success.  10 heads that will be thermally and visually enhanced by some fluffy sheep product crafted into a desirable piece of cranium art....   We have contacted the lucky winners and, for...

no-image 13th Nov 2012 Upcoming Reviews

I'm being kept busy reviewing a variety of equipment at the moment........ For the last few weeks I've been testing some fantastic solar products. The Goal Zero Guide 10 Adventure kit combines a Nomad 7 solar panel and Guide 10 battery pack in a...

no-image 7th Nov 2012 Sign up and grab an early Christmas present....

Here's a little winter treat for you.  We've secured a batch of snuggly Barts hats for a great pre Chrimbles give away. All you need to do is sign up for our much sought after inspirational newsletter on the home page and we'll enter your name...

no-image 29th Sep 2012 2013 Expeditions

We are currently putting the finishing touches to our 2013 expedition schedule and there is plenty to inspire you. We have another expediton to the amazing Stok Kangri in September, a post monsoon visit to Everest Base Camp and Island Peak in...

no-image 21st Sep 2012 Petzl e+LITE review hits the shelves....

A few years ago Petzl introduced a great little headtorch called the E+Lite.  It was designed as a compact and lightweight back-up light that could be easily stored in the pocket of your rucksack or first aid kit.  It is a great product that...

no-image 10th Jul 2012 Peak Mountaineering in the Press (update)

Most of Paul's recent writing is now available to read either online or inprint. The Trek and Mountain article Paul wrote about Scrambling is now in the shops.  We've seen the finished article and it looks great.  There's also a great...

no-image 28th Jun 2012 Peak Mountaineering in the press

As well as being rushed off our feet with courses it has also been a busy few weeks at the keyboard!  Several requests to write for various publications and websites have meant some midnight oil has been burnt to meet the deadlines. First up is...

no-image 13th Jun 2012 Latest courses with places remaining....

We've got a few discounted courses coming up that have places left and a great free offer too!   Peak District Learn to Lead course June 30th/July1st 1 place remaining Usually £180 per person but discounted by 10% to £162 (also includes a...

no-image 12th May 2012 Learn to Lead with us - and get a FREE rescue course!

Learning to lead climb is a milestone in every climber’s career.  It opens up a new world of opportunities and adds a whole new dimension to the adventures available.  We have been helping new leaders develop these skills for many years and...

no-image 11th May 2012 FREE Rescue Skills Courses....

Learning to lead climb is a milestone in every climber’s career.  It opens up a new world of opportunities and adds a whole new dimension to the adventures available.  We have been helping new leaders develop these skills for many years and...