Trek & Mountain // Issue 84

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 84
    Publication Date: 22 February 2018

    ISSUE 84 CONTENTS

    Expedition Report: Bolivian Andes

    Isobel Wilson and Richard Casey describe their experiences on last year’s Trek & Mountain reader expedition to the Cordillera Real

    Cover Feature: Dancing On Ice

    Want to get into waterfall ice climbing? Will Harris explains how and where you can get started, and gives some background on the development of this exciting sport 

    The Interview: Adele Pennington

    With six 8000m peaks under her belt, Adele Pennington is one of Britain’s most successful high altitude mountaineers – we talk about her life in the mountains...

    Kokoda Track

    The scene of bloody battles between the Japanese and Australians in WWII, the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea provides a gruelling yet thrilling trek, according to Dan Shone

    Petzl SUM’TEC

    Petzl’s SUM’TEC axes have always been some of the most versatile ice axes on the market – now they have gotten even better...

    Group Test: Winter Mountaineering Packs

    We head to the Scottish Highlands to put 10 of the best winter climbing backpacks on the market to the test, but which ones come out on top?

     Outdoor Research Alpenice Hooded Jacket

    A versatile layer that’s warm yet offers impressive breathability

    Slope Angel

    A handy little device that can help improve your safety in avalanche terrain

    Lowe Alpine Descent 35

    A slick new pack for ski touring and freeride skiing

    Berghaus GR20 Storm Jacket

    The most breathable 3-layer Gore-Tex jacket ever... 

    Six of the best: Ice Axes

    We pick six axes for six different activities, from ski touring to steep ice and mixed routes

    Knowledge: Packing for winter

    Dave Hollinger of Glenmore Lodge advises on the essential gear you need for a day out in the winter hills

    Masterclass: Using ice protection

    Pete Hill explains the correct use of ice screws, V-threads and other protection when leading ice routes

    Masterclass: Ice climbing technique

    You’ve got the gear and you know where to go, but how do you actually climb on ice? Pete Hill advises on the correct technique

    Trailhead

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

    Summit

    Send in your best mountain photos and stories for a chance to win a set of flasks from Primus

    Subscribe

    Subscribe to Trek & Mountain and receive a free GP Batteries R-Series power bank plus a 10% discount

     

    Trek Directory

    Planning a trek or expedition in 2018? Then check out the leading companies listed in the T&M Trek Directory

    Peak Profile: Ben Nevis

    Our potted guide to Britain’s highest peak, affectionately known by climbers as ‘the Ben’


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About Trek & Mountain

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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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