Challenges for 2019 slim

8 MONUMENTAL CHALLENGES FOR 2019

Be it cycling your first 100 miles, running your first marathon, or let’s say… crossing your first desert, no 12 months is complete without locking horns with a new challenge …

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POSTCARD HIGHLIGHTS FROM A YEAR OF EXPEDITIONS

It seems like just last week that we were putting together the highlights from 2017, but here we are. Another year has flown by. Twelve months of expeditions and adventures …

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ADVENTURES FOR GOOD IN 2019

Travel and adventure can be strictly personal pursuits, selfish even, and that’s cool. It’s valuable escapism, time to think, time to develop both physically and mentally. But it can also …

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A GUIDE TO MOUNTAIN FOOTWEAR

No item in your kit store is single-handedly more capable of ruining an expedition than unsuitable footwear and few environments demand as much from your feet and thus your boots …

THESE GIRLS ARE KAYAKING ACROSS THE CONTINENT

Self-supported, human-powered journeys are where it’s at. There’s a lot to be said for covering ground under your own steam and when your line of travel makes a tangible mark …

EMPIRE OF WINDS

At the southern tip of the Americas, where the land finally submits to the Southern Ocean, alpine peaks are surrounded by ocean. With the Atlantic to the east and the …

MOUNTAINSCAPES FROM KAZBEK

In mid June, our alpine skills course returned from Georgia. Tackling the slopes of Mount Kazbek (the country’s third highest peak) and the Gergeti Glacier – on the Russian border …

IN KIT WE TRUST

These aren’t lightweight campfire gimmicks, this is the tried and tested, dependable kit we put to the test time and again on expeditions and the reasons why we continue to …

WHITEWATER NIRVANA

Call it narcissistic, but a ‘first’ will always be an adventure accolade worth obtaining. Simply going where you know others haven’t previously, oblivious as to what exactly lies ahead, prepared …

THE FIGHT FOR OUR WILD PLACES

With widespread resource extraction, our planet’s wild places are under serious threat and modern conservation is never as straight forward as it seems from the outside.

HIKING WITH MAN’S BEST FRIEND

This is professional photographer Ace Kvale and his dog Genghis Khan, a.k.a Desert Dawg. To celebrate his 60th birthday, Ace set off from his front door in Utah for a 60 …

FIVE OUTDOOR GEAR HACKS

Dialling in your kit is an ever evolving venture, the specifics of which lie largely in the hands of personal preference. That said, for us these items are an essential …

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