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Preparing for Mount Elbrus:: All the things we wish we'd been told.

Preparing for Mount Elbrus:: All the things we wish we'd been told.

Just getting to the base of Mount Elbrus is a fascinating and unique experience. Before you even set foot on the mountain you will be having an adventure of a lifetime. To make visiting this area of Russia and ascending this peak as comfortable as possible, here's a list of additional information and hints and tips to help prepare you.

Sunday 2nd of December 2018

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Winter Mountain Boots: How to ensure you buy the right winter boot.

Winter Mountain Boots: How to ensure you buy the right winter boot.

Winter mountain boots are arguably the most important piece of equipment you will purchase for a winter day out in the mountains.

Winter boots are certainly a work horse. They form a major part of your "tools of the trade" and are the absolute foundation for your day out in the winter mountains.

Thursday 29th of November 2018

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Top Tips - How to haggle like a pro and grab yourself a bargain

Top Tips - How to haggle like a pro and grab yourself a bargain

Love it or hate it, haggling is part of the travelling experience. As Brits we are sometimes afraid or timid of standing our ground and fighting for a bargain. With a few simple techniques you will be haggling like a master and grabbing those bargains.

Tuesday 20th of November 2018

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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'

The Jebel Toubkal, Morocco trek is a perfect introduction to trekking at a medium altitude and for people with limited time available.

Tuesday 20th of November 2018

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Our Top 5 Avalanche Awareness and Avoidance Tools

Our Top 5 Avalanche Awareness and 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.

Thursday 15th of November 2018

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