Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature 2022 - Shortlist Announced

The six shortlisted books in the 2022 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature have been announced. This year there were 40 entries, from Great Britain, Canada, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Peru and the USA.

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Fri Night Vid How Much Gas is Left? - A Backcountry Magic Trick

When you're camping or backpacking, it's sensible to keep tabs on how much gas is left in your canister. But how will you know, until you run out mid-brew? Most of us give it a shake and make a barely-educated guess. But there's a more accurate...

Broadband Installed on Kilimanjaro

Tanzania's fibre optic cable network has been extended to a high camp on Kilimanjaro's popular Marangu Route, allowing trekkers to post selfies live from the mountain. The intention in the coming months is to take it right up to the 5895m summit, the highest...

Fri Night Vid Free to Run - Empowering Women in Afghanistan

In 2012, Canadian human rights lawyer and ultra-runner Stephanie Case was working for the UN in Afghanistan and fundraising for a local women's shelter via sponsored races. When the women asked her about taking up running themselves, she...

Marmolada Serac Collapse - 'A tragedy for the whole valley and alpine community'

As widely reported in mainstream media, at least ten people have died and a...

Women's Day 2022 Call for Pitches - Women Writers Welcomed!

On International Women's Day, we'd like to encourage more women to pitch writing ideas to...

Mount Everest's South Col Glacier 'Destined for Rapid Retreat'

A new study shows that Mount Everest's highest glacier is losing a significant mass of ice...

Video Stephen Venables - Everest's East Side Story

Late last year as part of the centenary of the first Everest expedition, Stephen Venables gave a lecture to...

Press Releases

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Berghaus to bring athletes and adventure film premieres to Kendal

For the 20th consecutive year, Berghaus will have a big presence at Kendal Mountain Festival (KMF) in November. KMF returns as an in-person event from 18-21 November, and the adventures of Berghaus athletes and their friends will feature throughout, with film premieres, talks and a session on how the brand has adapted kit for a quadriplegic climber.

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