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Kendal Mountain Festival 2017

Date: 16 November 2017 - 19 November 2017

Location: Kendal

Kendal Mountain Festival is an award winning and the most diverse event of its type in the world. Their vision is to inspire more people to explore, enjoy and represent mountains, wilderness and their cultures.

Author: George Fisher

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George Fisher Summer Academy

28 March 2017

Limited places - don't miss out! Our Summer Academy heads to the hills again this May 13/14, come and join us for a weekend of adventures.

Author: George Fisher

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The Holy Grail of Garments?

28 March 2017

This new jacket from Patagonia can truly be worn all day.

Author: George Fisher

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Done in a day

28 March 2017

Montane’s Surge Jacket is a designed for ‘Done in a Day’ missions

Author: George Fisher

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The generation game

28 March 2017

At footwear company Asolo, it’s a family thing.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Climbing Mont Blanc - What they don't tell you

Climbing Mont Blanc - What they don't tell you

28 March 2017

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, gives some sound advice.

Author: Mark Seaton

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Which is the best MSR stove for your next adventure?

2 March 2017

The purpose of this article is to explain the rationale behind my stove choice for different activities, and also to acknowledge that there can be a fair degree of personal choice built in to any decision.

Author: Cascade Designs

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Canine companions need weather protection too

21 February 2017

Megan Hine, British adventurer, wilderness expedition leader and survival expert, tests the Ruffwear Aira Jacket with her dog Tug.

"This is a well thought-out waterproof and windproof jacket for dogs of all breeds participating in any outdoor activities in the rain or cold wind."

Author: Ruffwear

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Lake District winter conditions report

13 February 2017

Lake District winter climbing conditions - view the freeze forecast with live reporting from Great End

Author: PaulChesh

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Saved by a £5 bivvy bag!

4 January 2017

Many of us will have seen or heard in the news about the couple who were rescued in the Cairngorms recently, after spending a night out in conditions described as "arctic". 

Author: PaulChesh

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