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which ice axe
which ice axe
which ice axe

An idiots guide to Ice Axes.

The ice axe is the most important tool in the winter mountaineers repertoire – after knowledge.  These things will stop you if you slide and help you up and over any ice…. Within reason.   I love my ice axe.  It has shared some...
 
 
Mountain Sport
 
crampons
crampons
crampons

A quick idiots guide to Crampons.

The winter and Alpine mountaineer faces an almost overwhelming choice when shopping for new crampons.  Do you get something technical and modular with adjustable points, asymmetric layout and heel spurs, or something more middl...

 
 
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Riding a century
Riding a century
Riding a century

Riding a century! By our very own John Flanagan.

To ride a 100 miles is a major accomplishment for any amateur cyclist, and may seem daunting to a new cyclist.  It’s actually surprisingly easy.  Our Cycling Editor, John Flanagan, outlines his method of achieving the distance,...