Trek & Mountain // Issue 87

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 87
    Publication Date: 30 August 2018

    FEATURES

    Kinder Scout

    In this extract from ‘Kinder Scout – The People’s Mountain’, Ed Douglas follows some of the early climbers on the iconic Peak District hill

    Cover Feature: 7th Heaven

    The inside story of Steve Plain’s record-breaking 7 Summits attempt, as told by the man who masterminded it

    The Interview: Adam Campbell

    We find out how the leading mountain ultra runner came back from a devastating injury

    Exploring beyond Petra

    Discovering the lesser-known trails around Petra in Jordan with Tony Howard and Di Taylor

    GEAR

    First Look: Berghaus Fast Hike 45

    We check out an ingenious lightweight pack with a rolltop entrance and strippable features

    Group Test: Light Mountaineering Boots

    We test out 10 general-purpose mountaineering boots that’ll work for everything from scrambling and via ferrata, to alpine summer and Scottish winter

    Tested: Arc’teryx Norvan LD GTX 

    A mountain running shoe for extended use, whether multi-day races or long-distance runs

    Tested: Fjällräven Abisko Trekking Tights

    The latest – and possibly most comfortable – legwear for women

    Tested: Force Ten GR35:40

    A versatile and durable hiking pack from Force Ten, Vango’s gnarly sub-brand

    Six of the Best: Crampons

    We chooses six crampons for six different occasions, from ice climbing to winter walking

    MOUNTAIN SKILLS

    Knowledge: T&M Guide to Air Rescue Services

    All you need to know about the helicopter resources available to stricken walkers and climbers in the UK

    Masterclass: Scrambling Skills, part 1

    We look at a range of skills that will help you to progress onto harder scrambling routes

    Get into… Bouldering

    A popular activity in its own right, bouldering is also a great way of improving your climbing skills

    REGULARS

    Trailhead

    Our action-packed front section, including: K2 first ski descent (10), Expedition News (14), Gadget of the Month (14), Talks & Events (16), Books & Films (18) and more

    Summit

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

     

    Trek Directory

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

    Peak Profile: Gran Paradiso

    Our potted guide to a 4000m peak that’s popular with ski tourers and mountaineers alike

    PLUS!

    Win a Lowe Alpine Aeon 27 daysack in this issue’s big competition

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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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