Trek & Mountain // Issue 81

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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 81
    Publication Date: 06 July 2017

    INSIDE ISSUE 81…

    FEATURES

    Great British Mountain Days: The Black Mountain

    Alun Richardson takes it a bit easier this issue with an untechnical but still spectacular walk in one of the  Brecon Beacons’ most beautiful areas 

    Cover Feature: Mont Blanc Italian Route

    Want to avoid the crowds – and rockfall – of the Goûter route? IFMGA Guide Ben Tibbetts describes the Italian normal route, which takes in a more remote and wilder side of the mountain

    The Interview: Tommy Caldwell

    Will Harris talks to the Yosemite free climbing legend and Dawn Wall hero about his life and climbs, and how failures come before success 

    Trekking Ladakh

    Mark Richardson heads for northern India and the mountainous region of Ladakh where he embarks on two of the area’s best treks

    GEAR

    First Look: Lowe Alpine Superlight 30

    Ultralight alpine pack tested

    Group Test: 6000m Mountaineering Boots

    High altitude boot shoot-out

    Deuter Guide 40+ SL

    Latest version of the classic pack

    DMM Standard Scrambling Pack

    Climbing gear for scramblers

    Vaude Hogan SUL

    1-2p backpacking tent

    Montane Minimus

    Lightweight women’s shell

    Saxx underwear

    Underpants with added support

    Mountain Running Gear Guide

    Clothing, shoes, packs and more

    SKILLS & ADVICE

    Knowledge: Moving together

    Andy Townsend of Glenmore Lodge explains the use of one of the most essential techniques for mountaineering in the Alps and scrambling in the UK

    Masterclass: Alpine progression

    Had your first taste of alpine climbing and want to take it further? Will Harris outlines the skills and knowledge you’ll need to acquire to start climbing independently and on harder routes

    Alpine Essentials: Crevasse rescue

    Last month we looked at roping up for glacier crossings, and in this issue Pete Hill gives advice on performing crevasse rescue

    REGULARS

    Trailhead

    Our action-packed front section, including: Expedition News (12,) Gadget of the Month (12), Talks & Events (14), Jordan Trail news (14), Books & Films (16) and more

    Summit

    Send in your best mountain photos and stories for a chance to win a great prize courtesy of SIGG

    Trek Directory

    Planning a trek or expedition in 2017/18? Then don’t forget to check out the leading trekking and expedition companies  listed in our Trek Directory first!

    Next Month

    A sneak peak inside the next edition of Trek & Mountain, available in shops – and online – in early September

    Peak Profile: The Eiger

    The peak that has the most iconic north face in the world and one of the most colourful histories of any mountain


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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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