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Mont Blanc's natural habitat protection zone.  © Préfet de la Haute-Savoie

Mont Blanc Mayor sparks Regulation Row

The French communes of Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains, Chamonix and Les Houches have submitted...


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Rakaposhi South Face and SE Ridge.  © Kenro Nakajima / American Alpine Journal

2020 Piolets d'Or Recipients Announced

Two ascents in Nepal - on Chamlang and Tengi Ragi Tau - and two ascents in Pakistan - on Link Sar and Rakaposhi -will receive 2020 Piolet d'Or accolades for 'exemplifying modern, alpine-style mountaineering.'

The Porter.  © Nate Menninger
The Porter.  © Nate Menninger

Fri Night Vid The Porter - The Untold Story at Everest - Q&A at 7pm

In this week's Friday Night Video, a young American attempts to work as a porter on an Everest expedition. In doing so, he experiences the injustices faced by the local people. This is an inside look at what it's really like to...

Dave MacLeod  © UKC News
Dave MacLeod  © UKC News

Help Dave MacLeod with his Dietary Patterns in Climbing Study

Climber, coach and training expert Dave MacLeod is looking for participants for his latest University of Glasgow research study into dietary patterns of regular climbers over the age of 16. The online survey takes around 30 minutes...

Acclimatising at the foot of Koyo Zom.  © Ally Swinton
Acclimatising at the foot of Koyo Zom.  © Ally Swinton

Piolets d'Or 2020 - Significant Ascents List Announced

The longlist of significant global ascents from 2019 has been released by the Piolets d'Or...

Alpinists at Large  © American Alpine Club
Alpinists at Large  © American Alpine Club

Fri Night Vid Alpinists at Large: 1981 Attempt on Mt. Siguniang in China

This week's Friday Night Video takes a look at the 1981 attempt on Mt Siguniang in...

Colin Haley: Torre Egger solo selfie  © Colin Haley
Colin Haley: Torre Egger solo selfie  © Colin Haley

PODCAST - An Interview with Colin Haley

Chamonix-based climber and podcaster Jake Holland has produced an insightful episode with world-class US alpinist...

Cerro Kishtwar - An Ice Cold Story  © Timeline Production
Cerro Kishtwar - An Ice Cold Story  © Timeline Production

Fri Night Vid Cerro Kishtwar - An Ice Cold Story

In 2017, Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Julian Zanker climbed a new line on the north-west face of Cerro Kishtwar...


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Louna Ladevant winning gold  © UIAA

Climbing success for Mountain Hardwear climbers Louna Ladevant and Hugo Parmentie

Double gold for Louna Ladevant in the 2020 Ice Climbing World Cup First 9b route for Hugo Parmentier

Lake District Fell Top Assessors in MHW Exposure 2 Gore-Tex Pro Jacket and Alpine Light backpack  © Mountain Hardwear
Lake District Fell Top Assessors in MHW Exposure 2 Gore-Tex Pro Jacket and Alpine Light backpack  © Mountain Hardwear

Mountain Hardwear puts Fell Top Assessors in gear for winter season

Outdoor performance apparel and equipment brand Mountain Hardwear is continuing to ensure a safe winter season for the Lake District Fell Top Assessors, by equipping the experienced team of three with its latest range...

Embracing the steepness at White Goods  © White Goods Festival
Embracing the steepness at White Goods  © White Goods Festival

White Goods Festival of Drytooling Report

The first weekend of November saw many people eating toffee apples and heading out to bonfires and firework displays, but a group of around 40 people who headed for north wales to make sparks of a different kind fly.

FL 1  © The North Face
FL 1  © The North Face

The North Face FUTURELIGHT™ - The Technology behind the Innovation

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

TRAD Action 1  © Hansi Heckmair
TRAD Action 1  © Hansi Heckmair

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...

Belaying  © Ortovox
Belaying  © Ortovox

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...

Fell Top Assessors l-r Jon Bennett, Graham Uney and Zac Poulton  © Mountain Hardwear
Fell Top Assessors l-r Jon Bennett, Graham Uney and Zac Poulton  © Mountain Hardwear

Product News Mountain Hardwear helps Fell Top Assessors reach their Peak

Performance apparel and equipment brand Mountain Hardwear has ensured a safe Winter season for...


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