In the New Zealand Alpine Journal #73, Alastair McDowell outlined his vision of 'trailpinism' when describing his motivation to combine the trail running/fast packing pursuits with alpinism.
The American Alpine Club collects and publishes accident reports in their Accidents register. These are a great opportunity to read and learn about the mistakes other climbers have made and to use these as lessons to apply to your own climbing and behaviour. This particular report has some interesting learnings and a fairly unlikely set of circumstances, it is well worth a read.
Mountain Safety Council are spearheading research into the culture of mountaineering and avalanches in New...
Mountain hut

By Jane Morris

Photo by Geoff Spearpoint

 

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UKC have published a piece written by Charlie Creese in remembrance of Athol Whimp, one...

Ron’s title clearly signals his intentions. Mountains and adventures, and reflections, values and spiritualism.