Gear Skills

  • TGO’s Guide to Scrambling

    TGO’s Guide to Scrambling

    24th August 2016

    If you're looking to get into scrambling or want to improve your existing skills, look no further. Here, we define the grades, explain how to use your feet and find your way, plus, there's our recommended routes, gear to take with you and tips on ropework

  • How to: Belaying for scrambling

    How to: Belaying for scrambling

    24th August 2016

    Ticked off the easy low-grade classics and want to take your scrambling skills up a notch? It’s time to start thinking about rope-work. Here we take you through the basics of belaying, with information from the BMC and Mountain Training

  • How to photograph the night sky

    How to photograph the night sky

    25th February 2016

    A winter wild camp can provide excellent conditions to photograph the night sky. Geoff Barton offers some tips for getting started...

  • Best backpacking food for vegans

    Best backpacking food for vegans

    25th February 2016

    James Menta explains the best backpacking food for vegans and how to keep the calorie intake up when our in the mountains.