Ethical Down Part 1

Posted 20 March 2020

The magical ingredient pictured above is a Down Cluster and in our -30 bags there are around 8.6 million of these ethically collected clusters – providing great warmth with a very low weight. The quality… Find out more

Cold Camping:  One of life’s most simple pleasures! (guest post #4 by Alex Bergin)

Posted 16 February 2020

Cold Camping Winter camping can be one of life’s most simple pleasures, as you enjoy the contrast of being snug and warm against the chill night air. It can also be bloody miserable. Seeing as any fool… Find out more

Chimborazo:  Higher than Everest! (guest post #3 by Alex Bergin)

Posted 16 January 2020

Even if we can only claim this on a technicality, it is not entirely false. The summit of Ecuador’s Chimborazo (6,310m) has the unique distinction of being the furthest point on the surface of Earth… Find out more

The Ten Commandments of the Everest Base Camp Trek (guest post #2 post by Alex Bergin)

Posted 24 September 2019

Alex Bergin is a highly experienced expedition leader, holder of the International Mountain Leader qualification and a member of the Wilderness Guides Association. Below he gives us his Top Ten Tips for… Find out more

A Guide to Kilimanjaro (guest post by Alex Bergin)

Posted 19 July 2019

With Comic Relief’s celebrity adventurers once again putting Kilimanjaro in the spotlight back in March, we asked International Mountain Leader and expedition guide Alex Bergin for his advice on tackling… Find out more

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