Trek & Mountain issue 81 (July/August 2017)



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ISSUE 81 CONTENTS:
 

FEATURES

Great British Mountain Days: The Black Mountain
Alun Richardson takes it a bit easier this issue with an untechnical but still spectacular walk in one of the  Brecon Beacons’ most beautiful areas 

Cover Feature: Mont Blanc Italian Route
Want to avoid the crowds – and rockfall – of the Goûter route? IFMGA Guide Ben Tibbetts describes the Italian normal route, which takes in a more remote and wilder side of the mountain

The Interview: Tommy Caldwell
Will Harris talks to the Yosemite free climbing legend and Dawn Wall hero about his life and climbs, and how failures come before success 

Trekking Ladakh
Mark Richardson heads for northern India and the mountainous region of Ladakh where he embarks on two of the area’s best treks

 

GEAR

First Look: Lowe Alpine Superlight 30
Ultralight alpine pack tested

Group Test: 6000m Mountaineering Boots
High altitude boot shoot-out

Deuter Guide 40+ SL
Latest version of the classic pack

DMM Standard Scrambling Pack
Climbing gear for scramblers

Vaude Hogan SUL
1-2p backpacking tent

Montane Minimus
Lightweight women’s shell

Saxx underwear
Underpants with added support

Mountain Running Gear Guide
Clothing, shoes, packs and more
 

SKILLS & ADVICE

Knowledge: Moving together
Andy Townsend of Glenmore Lodge explains the use of one of the most essential techniques for mountaineering in the Alps and scrambling in the UK

Masterclass: Alpine progression
Had your first taste of alpine climbing and want to take it further? Will Harris outlines the skills and knowledge you’ll need to acquire to start climbing independently and on harder routes

Alpine Essentials: Crevasse rescue
Last month we looked at roping up for glacier crossings, and in this issue Pete Hill gives advice on performing crevasse rescue

 

REGULARS

Trailhead
Our action-packed front section, including: Expedition News (12,) Gadget of the Month (12), Talks & Events (14), Jordan Trail news (14), Books & Films (16) and more

Summit
Send in your best mountain photos and stories for a chance to win a great prize courtesy of SIGG

Subscribe
Subscribe to Trek & Mountain and receive a free Petzl Tikkina headtorch plus a 10% saving on the normal shop price

Trek Directory
Planning a trek or expedition in 2017/18? Then don’t forget to check out the leading trekking and expedition companies  listed in our Trek Directory first!

Back Issues
Missed an issue of Trek & Mountain? Browse our back issues and complete your print collection here or download digital editions for your iPad or smartphone via our website

Next Month
A sneak peak inside the next edition of Trek & Mountain, available in shops – and online – in early September

Peak Profile: The Eiger
The peak that has the most iconic north face in the world and one of the most colourful histories of any mountain

This product was added to our catalogue on Wednesday 15 February, 2017.




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