Finlay Wild


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Finlay Wild is a Scottish hill runner and mountaineer best known for his ten-in-a-row wins at the Ben Nevis Race, his Cuillin Ridge Traverse record, and former British Fell Running Champion title. He is also a multiple times British Ski Mountaineering Champion and has had strong finishes in World Skyrunning Series races. In 2020 he broke the Ramsay’s Round record. He lives in Fort William, Scotland


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News Finlay Wild Sets New Tranter's Round Record

On Saturday 1st June Finlay Wild set a new record for the Tranter's Round, beating Jack Kuenzle's 2022 time by around ten minutes, to cross the finish in Glen Nevis at 8:27:53. This is the fourth time Finlay has set a new summer record on the L...

Newsflash Tranter's Round Broken Twice in 24hrs

On 27th July Finlay Wild broke his own Tranter's Round record, finishing in a time of 8hrs 52 minutes. This is the third time he has broken the record on the Lochaber round, having done so previously in 2020 and 2016. However, in a fairly unlikely...

Features Breaking a Big Hill Record - What Does it Take?

Completing a big hill round takes dedication, but how much more blood, sweat and tears if you're going for the fastest time? We speak to three recent record breakers: Math Roberts, who set an impressive new time on the Paddy Buckley Round; Finlay Wild,...

Latest Reviews for Finlay's Sponsors

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Mountain Equipment Vega - update of a classic

A versatile midweight down jacket, the Vega is warm enough for winter mountains but light enough to remain packable, says Tom Ripley. In fact he rates it so much, he's on his third...

Mountain Equipment Earthrise Jacket - Down Needn't Cost The Earth

Lightweight down jackets are ubiquitous these days, so one way to stand out in this crowded market is to offer a more sustainable product. The Earthrise Hooded Jacket successfully combines environmentally conscious materials...

Mountain Equipment Switch Pro Hooded Jacket and Switch Trousers

Quick-drying, breathable, and very warm for their minimal weight, these lined softshells make a great top-and-bottom combination for active use in winter mountains, says Dan Bailey. 

Gear of the Year 2023

Our reviewers see a lot of gear, and while most is pretty good there will always be a few real stand-outs. Looking back over the last...

Mountain Equipment Tupilak 14 Vest Pack

"You'd get the most out of this pack if you like keeping things fast, efficient, and minimalist. If you are inclined to...

Mountain Equipment Aerotherm Softshell and Firefly Shell - not just for running

Designed for running and fast-paced walking in the hills, this softshell jacket...

Recycled Gear - Reducing Our Impact

With a growing awareness of environmental issues, and the urgent need for greater sustainability, many outdoor brands...

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Save over £100 on a Glacier 300 down sleeping bag

Grab a lightweight Mountain Equipment sleeping bag for under £200 and get ready for summer nights under the stars! 

New Clothing Autumn / Winter 2021

We have spent the last couple of months catching up with brands up and down the country and checking out their quality new clobber. Below is a roundup of the most eye-catching new clothing.

Mountain Equipment to support Boardman Tasker Award

The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature, is delighted to announce that it will now be officially supported by Mountain Equipment, the Manchester-based outdoor clothing and equipment manufacturer.

Martin Moran Foundation launched for 16 to 18 year-olds

Dedicated to promoting the positive impact of mountain adventure on young people's mental health...

New Clothing Spring / Summer '21

Next up in our Spotlight Trade Show is the clothing category. Once again, we've asked brands to tell us...

ISPO 2020 - New Clothing

We spent earlier this week catching up with brands at the big winter gearfest: ISPO. Despite the fact the show was quieter than...

Young Alpinists Meet 2019 supported by Mountain Equipment

This 2-week meet, based in the Valais region of Switzerland, aims to motivate young British...

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