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Pamir Pilgrimage - Frozen ice, frozen roads, and first ascents in Central Asia

This week's Friday Night Video takes us on a journey through central Asia. Rising over 15,000ft, the Pamir Highway is the second highest highway in the world. In January 2020, three climbers set out to drive it in a fragile Russian van in the dead of winter. Their aim was to find unclimbed ice somewhere along the 2900 mile frozen road, but th...


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Fri Night Vid Home Summit Home with Hillary Gerardi

This week's Friday Night Video highlights what can be done from your doorstep - if you happen to live in Chamonix. With travel grinding to a halt due to the global pandemic, Hillary Gerardi attempts to link from her home in Servoz to th...

Paul Davies Appointed as BMC CEO

The new CEO of the British Mountaineering Council has been announced today as Paul Davies, who has held the role of interim CEO since Dave Turnbull stepped down.

Earth Day and the Outdoors - How You Can Help

Today is Earth Day, an annual event to show support for environmental protection. The 2021 Earth Day is centred around restoration. As the UK government announces plans to enshrine in law the world's most ambitious climate change target, with...

Fri Night Vid The Mountain Why - Cody Townsend Cycling, Climbing and Skiing

This week's Friday Night Video features top skier Cody Townsend. For the past couple of...

The Ticklist #24 - Women on a Rampage and New Alpine Routes

This week's ticklist is female-led, with some bouldering and alpine ascents thrown in for good...

International Women's Day Call for Pitches - Women Writers Welcomed!

On International Women's Day, we'd like to encourage more women to pitch writing...

Watch Live: French Alpinists Livestream New Route on West Face of Les Drus

Four French alpinists and members of the Chamonix-based Groupe Militaire...


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Quadriplegic Berghaus Ambassador Completes Charity Mount Everest Challenge at Hom

Ed Jackson, Berghaus ambassador and a quadriplegic former professional rugby player, has scaled the height of Mount Everest up his parents' staircase. The Bath resident made the journey of 8,8...

Chombu wins again, but Mick Fowler proves his point

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders have returned to the UK after being repelled for a second time this year by the still unclimbed 6,362m Himalayan mountain Chombu. After overcoming numerous permit challenges, bad weather and terrible...

Leo Houlding leads new team to explore heights of the lost world

Leo Houlding has revealed details of a major expedition that will start next month. Leading a team of six, Leo will set out to climb a new route on the 600m, continually overhanging Prow of Roraima in Guyana. In a trip...

The North Face FUTURELIGHT™ - The Technology behind the Innovation

The North Face changed the future of the outerwear industry with the unveiling of...

Ortovox Safety Academy Part 3: How to pack your climbing pack for alpine climbing

Alpine climbers need to pack light. Whether for the approach or on the...

Mick Fowler returns to the Himalaya in bid to make first ascent with a colostomy

Mick Fowler has returned to the Himalaya in his quest to be the first...

Ortovox Safety Academy Part 2: Abseiling

In the second part of the safety academy Ortovox show you how to safely build belays and use bolted anchors whilst...


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