Trek & Mountain // Issue 96

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 96
    Publication Date: 30 January 2020

    Inside this issue:

    FEATURES

    The Evidence of Things Not Seen
    In an extract from his autobiography, W.H.Murray describes crossing the Khumbu Icefall for the first time in 1951

    Carn Mor Dearg Arete
    Alun Richardson describes a winter traverse of one of the very finest ridges in Britain, plus we suggest nine other amazing ridges to try in winter

    The Interview: Will Copestake
    We speak to the Scottish adventurer about trekking and kayaking in Patagonia, Iceland, New Zealand and the Highlands

    Makalu Base Camp
    With teahouses now available on the route, a trek to Makalu Base Camp is a great option for independent trekkers, according to Kathi Habermann and James Cruikshank    

    GEAR

    First Look: Rab Ladakh GTX Jacket
    Jon Doran tries out a versatile new Gore-Tex mountain shell from Rab

    Gear Guide: Winter Mountaineering
    Will Harris gives a run down on all the kit you need for the British winter, including recommendations for specific makes/models of kit

    Tested: Petzl Nomic
    Will Harris tries out the latest version of Petzl’s popular ice and mixed climbing axes

    Tested: Mountain Hardwear Alpine Light 35
    Amanda Travis shoulders a highly-spec’d mountain pack

    Tested: Montane Prism Jacket
    Chris Kempster dons an update of the classic insulation piece

    Tested: Alpkit Jeanius Jeans
    Chris Kempster kicks back with some comfy trousers for bouldering and casual use

    Six of the Best: Winter Survival Gear
    We choose six essential items for staying warm and safe in winter conditions

    SKILLS & ADVICE

    Knowledge: Climbing on Fixed Ropes
    On some expeditions you’ll be required to ascend and descend fixed ropes – here’s out guide to doing it safely

    Trek Basics: Part 3 – Staying Safe
    Will Legon continues his series with a look at what you can do to avoid trouble, and what to do when you get in it!

    Masterclass: Snow Holes & Shelters
    The ability to make a snow hole or emergency shelter in winter could literally save your life – here we show you some options


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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.

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