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Using SARLOC for Rescue on your Smartphone

Getting smart with your smartphone might just save your life in an emergency, writes Judy Whiteside, Editor of Mountain Rescue Magazine. 'There are many apps for smartphone which show the phone's location, but these rely on the lost person having the app installed before they get lost. The beauty of SARLOC is that is uses the web brow...


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Using SARLOC for Rescue on your Smartphone

Getting smart with your smartphone might just save your life in an emergency, writes Judy Whiteside, Editor of Mountain Rescue Magazine. 'There are many apps for smartphone which show the phone's location, but these rely on the lost person having...

Skiing for Mountaineers - Skiing Explained

With all the snow on the ground, and many mountain goers taking to skiing, we put together an article explaining the different types of skis and equipment out there to help you start your skiing career. Do you know the difference between ski touring and...

Ski Touring for Beginners

British Mountain Guide Jim Blyth looks at what climbers need to do to access the magic of ski touring. Including suggestions of a few top spots in the European Alps...

How To Survive a Midge Attack

Summer should be idyllic on the hills, but catch it at the wrong moment and it's hell on wings. We're talking midges - in their millions. Nothing spoils a walk quite like them, so here are ten ways to beat midgey armageddon.


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