Trek & Mountain // Issue 91

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 91
    Publication Date: 18 April 2019

    INSIDE ISSUE 91…

    FEATURES

    Ed Hillary: History at the top of the World

    In this extract from a new biography of Sir Edmund Hillary by Michael Gill, history beckons as Hillary and Tenzing head off from the South Col to the summit of Everest…

    Cover Feature: Everest in a Flash

    As a new type of rapid-ascent expedition uses technology and tactics to shorten the time needed to summit Everest, one of its proponents Lukas Furtenbach explains how it compromises neither safety nor ethics

    The Interview: Kev Shields

    Challenges found in the mountains helped Scottish climber Kev Shields overcome bullying, disability and depression – and today he is still pushing as hard as ever

    7 Summits on 2 Planks In 2007, Swede Martin Letzter became one of only a handful of people to have skied the Seven Summits – Isabel M. Eidhamar talks to him about the experience

    GEAR

    First Look: Hilleberg Allak 3

    Chris Kempster tests out the new 3-person version of Hilleberg’s popular geodesic tent, the Allak

    Group Test: Three-Season Boots

    With warmer weather on the way, Jon Doran tests out 10 of the best three-season walking boots on the market to see which ones are deserving of your cash

    Tested:Petzl Meteor Will Harris tests out the updated version of Petzls popular Meteor helmet, which is now suitable for ski touring too

    Tested: Deuter Exosphere 00 Jon Doran slips into Deuters latest synthetic sleeping bag, which features added stretch

    Tested: GSi Microlite Flask Jon Doran warms up with two insulated flasks from GSi

    Tested: La Sportiva Trango Tower Extreme Chris Kempster gets tooled up for ice climbing with La Sportivas latest boots

    Tested: Asolo Greenwood GV Jon Doran heads into the Peak District hills to test out Asolo’s stylish new walking boots

    Six of the Best: Ropes Will Harris chooses six different ropes for six different activities

    Knowledge: How to navigate overseas

    Dan Goodwin gives some pointers on how to find your way around abroad, when you don’t have the luxury of OS maps

    Training Days: Walking awards, part 1

    Al Halewood take a look at the range of walking awards available from Mountain Training and who they are suitable for

    Kitcare part 4: Wool and synthetics 

    Ryan Waters continues his kitcare series with some advice on looking after wool and synthetic baselayers and softshells

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