Blogs

  • Trailer for new climbing film ‘Mirror Wall.’

    Trailer for new climbing film ‘Mirror Wall.’

    30th June 2016

    Coldhouse Collective are proud to share the first teaser trailer for their new film ‘Mirror Wall.’ As part of an expedition team led by British climber Leo Houlding, Sheffield-based adventure filmmakers Coldhouse Collective have documented the challenging first ascent of…

  • Strava Releases Women’s Cycling Report Ahead of Aviva Women’s Tour

    Strava Releases Women’s Cycling Report Ahead of Aviva Women’s Tour

    24th June 2016

    Strava, the social network for athletes, has released a comprehensive new survey of Women’s cycling. The survey of UK female cyclists aims to determine motivations, influences, buying attitudes and views on barriers to entry for more women taking up cycling. Based…

  • Reader challenge: The Polar Circle Marathon

    Reader challenge: The Polar Circle Marathon

    20th June 2016

    Jessica Rowlands is a twenty-year-old law student from London with too much energy. Each year she tries to do something that really challenges her. In 2014 she learnt to fly and last year she decided to run her first marathon……

  • Sascha Hamm – Britain’s top freeride snowboarder

    Sascha Hamm – Britain’s top freeride snowboarder

    16th June 2016

    We talk to the UK’s best backcountry snowboarder about what it takes to compete with the world’s best riders on the planet’s most terrifying mountain faces For a country with scarce few snowboardable mountains, it’s surprising that the UK has…

  • A question of balance

    A question of balance

    13th June 2016

    Trials rider Kenny Belaey cannot afford to cut himself any slack as he rides a slacksline in the Alps “The amount of times I crashed? Maybe 500 times, maybe more.” No one likes to fall off a bike, and the…

  • The Mongol Derby: 1000km, 10 days, 56 horses

    The Mongol Derby: 1000km, 10 days, 56 horses

    13th June 2016

    Sean McFarlane embarks on a trip designed to awaken his fitness as the seasons change Pictures by Andy McCandlish Winter’s grip was beginning to loosen, just slightly. As it did, I felt compelled to get the maps out and plot…

  • Taking the scenic route…

    Taking the scenic route…

    13th June 2016

    A unique outdoor gallery surprised runners this morning in london’s Hampstead Heath Seven pieces of art were previewed to runners as over 10,000 artworks prepare to be hung at Hampstead art fair. The Affordable Art Fair returns this week with…

  • Boulder Dash

    Boulder Dash

    13th June 2016

    Climb your way to fitness and cross-train for other sports whilst spending more time in the great outdoors. Matt Maynard provides the low-down on bouldering in Britain: where to go, what to know and how to get stuck in Rock…

  • Bishop Auckland’s young adventurers

    Bishop Auckland’s young adventurers

    10th June 2016

    The rugby team we all want to join! Every day there are new statistics on the worrying lack of time young children spend outdoors. Indeed a recent survey revealed that over the Easter holidays youngsters spent over 6 days using…