Salomon Fast Wing Hoodie Feature Review

Salomon Fast Wing Hoodie This lightweight windproof jacket which has been designed for runners as both a training or race jacket. Looking at the Fast Wing you may be forgiven for thinking that it is like many other lightweight windshirts but when you scratch below the surface and look at the features you come to … Continue reading Salomon Fast Wing Hoodie Feature Review

Vaude Power Tokee Ultralight Tent – Review

Update: Please note that the Power Tokee has been discontinued. As an alternative we recommend the Nordisk Telemark 1 LW instead. This week's Product of the Week (09/07/12) is the Vaude Power Tokee Ultralight 2012 Tent. A tent we've chosen as a star product, it's a favourite amongst our customers and one of our best … Continue reading Vaude Power Tokee Ultralight Tent – Review

Skyrunning – Ben Nevis Race

According to the Federation for Sport at Altitude (FSA) , skyrunning is Running from the sea to the sky, from the plains to the earth’s highest peaks. Outdoor sports such as running, biking, skiing, duathlons, triathlons which are undertaken at altitudes above 2000 m are collectively known as Skysports. Typical locations for Skysports are The … Continue reading Skyrunning – Ben Nevis Race

Nokia Coast to Coast Adventure Race

Adventure racing is gaining popularity. Worldwide there are more and more events that combine multiple disciplines such as trekking, running off-road, sea kayaking, mountain biking and road cycling. Scotland Coast to Coast Taking place on the 18th and 19th of September 2010, the Nokia Coast to Coast journey starts off on the North Sea, crossing … Continue reading Nokia Coast to Coast Adventure Race

Ian Adamson: Worlds Most Successful Adventure Racer Interview

When it comes to Adventure Racing, Ian Adamson has achieved phenomenal success, winning the World Championships no less than six times! He has achieved fifteen world championship podium finishes and fourteen international adventure race championship titles, including Eco-Challenge and Primal Quest. In 2004 Ian broke the Guinness world record for endurance kayaking. To achieve this … Continue reading Ian Adamson: Worlds Most Successful Adventure Racer Interview

Ironman Triathlon 2010 Bolton

Ironman is a name that has become synonymous with the triathlon event:swimming, cycling and running. The first Ironman event took place in Hawaii in 1978. Since then it has become a global phenomena. In 2010 there will be 25 Ironman races held in 16 countries worldwide. "Swim 2.4 miles! Bike 112 miles! Run 26.2 miles! … Continue reading Ironman Triathlon 2010 Bolton

UIAA Mountaineering Federation Ethics Code

To coincide with International Mountain Day 2009, the UIAA International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation released their new code of Mountaineering and Climbing Ethics. The UIAA's bold summary encompasses the thinking behind the declaration: Stretch Your Limits, Lift Your Spirits, Aim for the Top! The mountaineering and climbing ethics code encompasses the following twelve points, which … Continue reading UIAA Mountaineering Federation Ethics Code