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Monthly Archives: September 2016
Leo Houlding led a team of five mountaineers to complete a first ascent on the North West face of the Mirror Wall a prolific 1,200m peak in remote Greenland. The team spent 12 nights on the wall battling harsh weather environments to top out in an upwards snow storm at 4:20am on 22 July – making it the perfect test environment for Berghaus’ Extrem range. Here we take a look at what it takes to scale a wall four times the height of London’s shard.
We’re lucky, in the UK, to be surrounded by so many areas of natural beauty. From the Scottish Highlands to the Cornish coast we can proudly boast about the wealth of stunning countryside we have as a nation.
If you’re looking for somewhere new to explore this spring why not make a trip to New Forest? The area is famed for its breath-taking landscape, with a 140,000 acre National Park, pristine coastline, heath and woodlands.
Making sure you keep your energy levels topped up while out walking is greatly important to prevent yourself from becoming lightheaded. The more you walk, the more calories you burn and the more your energy will deplete. There are plenty of high energy snacks out there to give you a little boost out on the fells. Here are some we think you should try:
10 essentials for every walker’s rucksack
Walking can be great way to see the British countryside, an effective low impact exercise, low cost as well as a lot of fun. It’s simplistic nature often leads inexperienced walkers into a false sense of security and to set out unprepared. In this blog we’ll take you through some essentials that should be in every walkers rucksack.
The GO Guide to Yorkshire Dales National Park
Yorkshire is the largest county in the United Kingdom, covering almost the entire width of the north of England with the rugged terrain of the Yorkshire Dales running through the centre. While the landscape might be challenging and undulating, it is also one of the most picturesque regions in the UK with some truly breathtaking views to take in – if you fancy a challenging walk or cycle through the area that is!
Make sure your tent is in great shape before it hibernates for another year
Caring for your tent is the key to making sure it stands the test of time. Often tents are packed away damp, or tossed in the garage and owners find that they’ve got some issues to rectify come the next time they need it. Caring for your tent couldn’t be simpler, and with these tips you’ll get plenty more use out of it.