Trek & Mountain // Issue 85

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 85
    Publication Date: 17 March 2018

    ISSUE 85 CONTENTS:

    FEATURES

    Andy Kirkpatrick ‘Lessons’
    In an extract from his new book ‘Unknown Pleasure’, Andy Kirkpatrick describes the highs and lows of climbing El Cap with his daughter Ella

    The Skye Trail
    Britain’s greatest backpacking adventure? We give our guide to the multi-day hike among some of the best mountain scenery in the British Isles

    Classic Trek: Huayhuash Circuit
    Famous as the setting for Joe Simpson’s ‘Touching the Void’, Les Teall describes the classic trek around Peru’s stunning Cordillera Huayhuash mountain range

    Ski touring the Pyrenees
    World-renowned mountaineer Cathy O’Dowd gives us her guide to backcountry skiing in her backyard in the Pyrenees

     

    GEAR

    First Look: Mountain Equipment Tupilak 37+
    We try out ME’s highly anticipated new mountaineering pack, but does it live up to the hype?

    Group Test: Trekking Tents
    Six tents suitable for year-round trekking go head-to-head in this issue’s test, which one
    is best?

    Tested: Petzl Bindi
    A featherlight headtorch that packs a surprising punch

    Tested: Montane Yupik 50
    A comfy but lightweight pack for multi-day backpacking and treks

    Tested: Dynafit Hoji Pro
    Innovative new ski touring boot that gives enhanced downhill performance

    Tested: Outdoor Research Alti Mitt
    Super-warm gloves for high altitude, or extreme cold, adventures

    Tested: Hanwag Tatra II GTX
    Updated version of Hanwag’s popular trekking boot

    Six of the Best: Sleeping Mats
    We pick six mats for six different occasions

     

    SKILLS & ADVICE

    Knowledge: Wild Camping ‘rules’
    The dos and don’ts of camping in wild places

    Training Days: Uphill Athlete
    Training with alpine legend Steve House and Olympic coach Scott Johnston

    Masterclass: Navigation
    A recap of basic map and compass skills with the first in a two-part series

     

    REGULARS

    Trailhead
    Our action-packed front section, including: Fighting for Balkans rivers (8), 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 ‘Trekking in the Alps’ guidebook from Cicerone

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

    Back Issues
    Missed an issue of Trek & Mountain? Browse our back issues and complete your print or digital collection here

    Next Month
    A sneak peak inside the next edition of Trek & Mountain, available in shops and online in early May

    Peak Profile: K2
    Our potted guide to the world’s second highest – and possibly most infamous – peak

     

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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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