One of UK’s most celebrated mountaineers for over half a century, Sir Chris Bonington discusses his motivations behind reaching new heights, the peaks of his career and how we can all motivate ourselves to accept new challenges.
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What are your pre-race rituals? We asked race-goers at this year's adidas Outdoor 10k Trail Run during Kendal Mountain Festival 2016 those burning questions we all must know.
What is the top pre-race snack? And what's the favourite meal of a champion. Let's find out!
Blacks were proud sponsors of Kendal Mountain Festival 2016 for the third year running; watch the highlights from this year's biggest outdoor film festival, where we talked to legends Chris Bonington, Alex Megos, among others.
This year’s Kendal Mountain Festival sees a unique reunion as leading outdoor retail group Blacks brings together Mountain Rescue team members with some of the people they’ve saved.
John France, who fell in avalanche off St Sunday Crag and Joe Beaumont, who fell 40 metres while climbing in Eskdale, were just two of the rescued who were part of the Back with Blacks’ reunion.
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In a recent interview ultra-fell runner Jasmin Paris reflects on her momentous year and shares with us some of her most memorable moments, including her first sunrise summit on the infamous Ramsay round.
Helen Mort is an acclaimed poet inspired by the outdoor landscape.
As an avid climber and runner, Helen’s work deals with the hopes and fears that outdoor enthusiasts deal with on a regular basis. Her latest collection, ‘No Map Could Show Them’, is an especially pertinent collection, as it reflects on brave women throughout history who have paved the way for modern day explorers.
He’s conquered some of the most technical climbing routes in the world, but German-born star of the rocks, Alexander Megos, shows absolutely no signs of slowing down.
We caught up with Alex in-between training sessions, to reminisce on some tough routes and how it feels to defy gravity and expectations.
Big wall climber, Andy Kirkpatrick, is a hard-core adrenaline seeker, whose combination of self-depreciating humour and maverick attitude has made him one of Britain’s biggest personalities on the rocks.
But what makes Kirkpatrick tick, and what’s the motivation behind every climb and death-defying stunt?
We caught up with the legend during Kendal Mountain Festival, where we discussed the motiva...
By James Warner Smith, from coolcamping.com.
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The height of festival season is fast approaching, so we asked the most seasoned festival revellers around the office for their survival essentials. From hangover cures, to footwear, to looking your sassiest, we’ve got you covered. < [...]
Whether you’re team tarp or team tent, when it comes to choosing a shelter for wild camping, there are many things to take into consideration. We’ve put together a small selection of our picks, ranging from inexpensive shelters, to sup [...]
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