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Goggles - A necessity for a winter mountain walk or winter mountaineering

Goggles - A necessity for a winter mountain walk or winter mountaineering

Alone high on the mountain in full winter conditions, the wind began to increase and I was in a white out. My face and eyes were being blasted by snow and ice and I couldn't see. Navigation was impossible and I knew there was a cornice and big drop to my right side, somewhere. Putting on my goggles, everything felt more comfortable and less stressful. The world instantly felt a calmer place to be.

Sunday 7th of January 2018

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Article - Recognising Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) or Altitude Sickness and how to help prevent it.

Article - Recognising Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) or Altitude Sickness and how to help prevent it.

It is important that all travellers are aware of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) or Altitude sickness and the potential consequences of not recognising and treating symptoms before they develop into anything more serious.

Friday 15th of December 2017

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Our Top 5 Avalanche Avoidance Tools

Our Top 5 Avalanche Avoidance Tools

There are many tools available to help the winter mountaineer, walker or skier make an assessment as to the avalanche risk on their day out in the mountains. Here are our top 5 tools which every mountain lover should have available, understand and be able to utilise in order to STAY SAFER IN THE MOUNTAINS.

Friday 15th of December 2017

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8 reasons why the High Atlas and summiting Jebel Toubkal, Morocco should be on your 'mountain tick list'

8 reasons why the High Atlas and summiting Jebel Toubkal, Morocco should be on your 'mountain tick list'

Our Jebel Toubkal, Morocco trek is heading out of the door in May 2018. This trip is a perfect introduction to trekking at a medium altitude and for people with limited time available.

Friday 13th of October 2017

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REVIEW - Hydro Flask review and competition

REVIEW - Hydro Flask review and competition

We've been using Hydro Flask products for the past few months and love it for its simplicity, colour and style and overall performance. Read more about why they are not just 'another' water bottle or flask and then enter the competition to win one!

Saturday 19th of August 2017

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