Who knew the European Outdoor Film Tour (E.OF.T.) has now been entertaining crowds, stoking them to summits and mighty adventures for 15 years? The 16th edition promises another neatly curated selection of … Read more
Most of us recognise Canada Goose for being a popular urban brand, sported in northerly latitudes during the winter months. But in a recent content play, the brand partnered with … Read more
Telluride Mountainfilm will be in London this Wednesday 16th September (7-10pm) at the Royal Geographic Society, 1 Kensington Gore. Tickets available on Eventbrite for £15. Header image: Melisssa Plantz
Rab are an established British-based brand that until recently did all their manufacturing in Sheffield, England. Rab concentrated historically upon manufacturing high-quality down and Pertex clothing and sleeping bags. Following the retirement of its founder Rab Carrington (one of Britain’s best alpinists of the last 30 years) the brand has expanded its product range into mountaineering-focused hardshells and softwear. This review examines the Vapour Rise Jacket, one of their classic products that has been in their range for almost fifteen years. Constructed of a wind- and water-resistant pertex equilibrium shell, with a soft thin microfibre liner it is an effective softshell piece with exceptional breathability for mountain sports.
Nestled on the foot of Switzerland’s highest peak at 2883m above sea level stands the Monte Rosa Hut, a high altitude lodging that’s home to a number of brilliant innovations that … Read more
In late November I headed out with Olly Worsley and Will Ross to the Scottish Highlands to do some winter walking. We caught the 0821 train from Glasgow on Friday morning, … Read more