Trek & Mountain // Issue 80

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The world's most impressive mountain ranges are the backdrop for all the reports, advice, and real-life stories you'll find in Trek & Mountain magazine. Whether you're choosing tents for your first Alpine trek or want some final pointers for a Himalayan expedition, you'll find plenty of wisdom to help you inside.

Their writers have summited an impressive collection of mountains themselves, and with a team including doctors, guidebook authors and even a few who've conquered Everest itself, you'll be getting expert advice on every aspect of your climb.

With a subscription, you'll get the benefit of all your fellow mountaineers' experiences, and enjoy incredible tales from the peaks that are sure to motivate you to aim even higher next time.

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    Issue 80
    Publication Date: 05 May 2017

    ISSUE 80 CONTENTS

    UELI STECK

    We pay tribute to the Swiss Machine who tragically lost his life in Nepal on April 30th. We look at his life and climbs, with quotes from his peers and the man himself on his incredible contribution to alpinism.

    TREKKING THE FALKLANDS

    A harsh and unforgiving land, but with its own charms, Colin Souness describes his recent multi-day hike across the Falkland Islands

    YUKON ARCTIC ULTRA vs EVEREST

    Which is hardest, climbing Everest or competing in the Yukon Arctic Ultra, dubbed as the coldest and hardest ultra? Jon Gupta, a man who has done both, compares the physical and mental challenges of both and reveals which he would do again…

    JEFF LOWE

    With iconic pack brand Lowe Alpine celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Dan Aspel talks to its most famous son and former ‘chief gear tester’ about his innovations and achievements during this time, both on and off the mountain…

    GEAR

    FIRST LOOK: HAGLOFS EDURNE PASABAN COLLECTION

    We test out several pieces from the new women-specific range from Haglofs, designed in conjunction with the first woman to climb all 14 of the world’s 8,000m peaks, Edurne Pasaban

    GROUP TEST: 3-SEASON SLEEPING BAGS

    With summer on the way, we test out 10 sleeping bags from the leading manufacturers to find out which one offers the best set of features and functionality

    GEAR FOCUS: OUTDOOR LIFESTYLE GEAR

    With many outdoor brands now making ‘everyday’ clothing and footwear, we give an overview of the market and choose some of our favourite products

    MINI REVIEWS

    Also reviewed this issue: Petzl Grigri+, Rab Kinetic Plus Jacket, Arc’teryx Norvan VT GTX trail running shoes and more

    COMPETITION

    WIN a DMM Scrambling Pack worth £295, including a 30m rope, slings, quickdraws and karabiners – everything you need to go scrambling!

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About Trek & Mountain

  • From the publisher

    The world's most impressive mountain ranges are the backdrop for all the reports, advice, and real-life stories you'll find in Trek & Mountain magazine. Whether you're choosing tents for your first Alpine trek or want some final pointers for a Himalayan expedition, you'll find plenty of wisdom to help you inside.

    Their writers have summited an impressive collection of mountains themselves, and with a team including doctors, guidebook authors and even a few who've conquered Everest itself, you'll be getting expert advice on every aspect of your climb.

  • Why buy a subscription?

    With a subscription, you'll get the benefit of all your fellow mountaineers' experiences, and enjoy incredible tales from the peaks that are sure to motivate you to aim even higher next time.

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