Trek & Mountain // Issue 83

Trek & Mountain

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 83
    Publication Date: 23 November 2017

    ISSUE 83 – NOV/DEC 2017

     

    FEATURES

    Doug Scott: ‘The Ogre’
    In an exclusive extract from his new book, Doug Scott describes the moment his and Chris Bonington’s summit day on the Ogre went disastrously wrong

    Climb Every Mountain
    What’s the attraction of peak lists, and are there downsides as well as the positives? We talk to 11 mountaineers about the lists they’ve completed or are working on, to find out…

    The Interview: David Hamilton
    He’s summited Everest no less than eight times, yet is hardly known outside of the expedition community – we talk to one of Jagged Globe’s lead guides about his 30-year career

    Cortina d’Ampezzo
    Via ferrata, ski touring, snowshoeing… the area around Cortina in the Dolomites becomes a playground in winter, and we paid it a visit last March to experience some of its highlights

    GEAR REVIEWS

    First Look: Fjällräven Bergtagen range
    New clothing collection for high mountain use

    Group Test: Winter Hardshell Jackets
    15 winter hardshells tested and compared

    Tested: Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody
    Super-light synthetic insulation

    Tested: La Sportiva Trango Tower GTX
    Latest model in the popular Trango line

    Tested: DJI Mavic Pro
    We fly the latest drone from DJI

    Tested: Oboz Men’s Firebrand II
    Hiking shoe from Montana brand

    Tested: Mammut Nordwand HS Thermo Hooded Jacket
    High end insulated shell jacket

    Tested: Montane Phoenix and Icarus Jackets
    Micro-baffle jackets using PrimaLoft ThermoPlume filling

    Xmas Gift Guide
    16 brilliant gift ideas

    SKILLS & ADVICE

    Knowledge: Be Avalanche
    Aware
    Jon Jones, Head of Mountaineering at Glenmore Lodge, runs through the Be Avalanche Aware checklist, a vital tool for staying safe in winter

    Masterclass: Snow Anchors
    In the first of a two-part article, Pete Hill advises on how to build various snow anchors, including the ice axe belay, bucket seat belay and deadman

    Masterclass: Factors And Forces
    Know how to calculate fall factors, and what the safe angle of a sling around a spike is? If not, Pete Hill’s advice makes essential reading for your own safety…

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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.

  • 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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