Emily Chappell - Departing for Iceland
Scaremongering and some doubt....
First time to Hueco
10 7C+, 9 8A, 5 8A+ proves a rather successful first trip to Hueco
Zero to Hero Training in Norway
54km cross country ski tracks and neither of the bikers have ever cross country skied- the Zero to Hero challenge was born
Helen Lloyd - it’s too cold! But I’m in Yakutsk!
Helen tells of her travels to Yakutsk through daytime temperatures of 40 below
Wirksworth Winter Bouldering Aggregate
If not for the scraps between points for podium position, but for the hours of hard pulling, crimping and gurning.
Embrace the Darkness
Take advantage of the long dark evenings with these nocturnal adventure ideas.
Bear Bones 200
Bear Bones 200 is one of the UK’s toughest mountain bike events; it is completely self supported taking riders on a 200km loop of mid Wales.
What is Bikepacking
Bikepacking: cycle touring off-road, is a discipline that has been around as long as people have been riding bikes. However its recent popularity can be linked inextricably to the explosion of lightweight equipment available now. Riders have been freed from the shackles of heavy equipment and can now carry everything they need for an overnight trip without diluting their riding experience.
The Shortest Night
The shortest night of the year is fast approaching and so we start our annual campaign to consume as much of that daylight as possible.
Andy Smith - illustrator
Illustrator Andy Smith whips up classy designs for our t-shirts, mugs and teepee.
Gourdon 20 Used and Abused
Used for very muddy off road commuting, all year, plus a few canoe trips and the odd walk - a bit dirty but still working!
Getting sleeping bags back on track
We are looking at production methods and longer term sustainable ways that will allow us to remain in stock of all products at all times
As a member of the European Outdoor Group, EU Down Task Group, we have to choose our suppliers carefully so we are able to trust that our wants and needs are adhered to
New hoods and T’s
A selection of new casual clothing for March
Bike luggage videos
Informational videos on fitting bike luggage
Team Manoeuvres Feb/Mar
Kyrgyzstan, Iceland, Russia, Norway. Sponsored expeditions and our band of Alpkiteers have been all over.
An ambitious new climbing centre is set to open in Derby with 1100 sq m of bouldering, roped climbing and a purpose built competition wall
Renegades Out Of Bounds - Kyrgyzstan 2014
Four Snow Junkies head off to explore Kyrgyzstan and hopefully inspire you to take a trip.