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‘The Heb’ adventure race takes place this weekend and it looks epic

Two days and 190km by foot, mountain bike and kayak

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Sign up for the Endeavour India adventure race

The World’s first true adventure race in the Indian sub-continent

Adventurers complete the first ever N60 Norwegian Challenge

A snowy quadrathlon spanning from Hemsedal to Geilo in Norway

Cotswold Outdoor partners with the National Trust and pushes the Great British Walk campaign

Stores have walking guides, recommended kit and can give expert advice on what to buy

Luke Tyburski to take on an Ultimate Triathlon

He’s created his own Ultimate Triathlon from Morocco to Monaco

What’s it like to do a Tough Mudder?

Dan’s facial expression here pretty much sums it up

JET Brian Cox and Emma Egging

Professor Brian Cox joins the Jon Egging Trust team for the Morrisons Great North Run

The most important thing that the Trust does is to show its students that there are possibilities out there.

800 runners complete The Wall ultra marathon

Won by Ian Hammett who completed the 69 miles in nine hours and forty three minutes

Last minute marathon kit

On sale at Cotswold Outdoor

ASICS Beat the Sun race

ASICS looking for 15 runners to enter ‘Beat the Sun’

Takes place in Chamonix on the longest day of the year.

Conti Lightning Run 2015

The Conti Lightning Run

Get a grip in the all-terrain 12-hour running race.

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Thule backpacks on sale in Feb 2015

Two packs called the Guidepost and Capstone plus a child-carrier called the Sapling.

Baxters Loch ness marathon

Deadline to enter Baxters Loch Ness Marathon is 1st July

This year’s Baxters Loch Ness Marathon is filling up fast.

John Muir Way to open on Easter Weekend

Who will be the first to walk (or cycle) the new John Muir Way when it opens on 21st April?

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Best womens trainers for 2014

IN less than a month’s time we’ll be scrabbling to dig our our running trainers. So here’s a look at the best women’s trainers going on sale now. Oh and they’re in price order, so the cheapest are first. These […]

The Scouts team up with Vango, Trangia, Wayfarer and Fuel4

Gear will carry a “recommended by Scouts” logo

Force Ten Spindrift 300 Adventure 52 magazine

Force Ten Spindrift 300

Really stable tent with a large porch and weighs just 5.85kg

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The Epic of Everest film – restored footage from Mallory’s climb

TONIGHT I’m going to a press showing of The Epic of Everest film. The film is made from old footage from the 1924 expedition to climb Everest (when George Mallory and Andrew Irvine lost their lives) and was originally shot by […]

Everest Base Camp re-creation at Goodwood Revival

HARD to imagine that this was in the green ground of Goodwood this past weekend.  But the re-creation of Everest Base Camp was one of my favourite things at the Goodwood Revival event.

Join in the ASK Italian Grand Tour

ASK Italian is holding a Grand Tour of its restaurants throughout the UK

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Merrell Phoenix boot review

A great choice if you’re after a pair of everyday activity boots

Mountain Hardwear’s Absolute Zero Suit

DOWN suits are essential when you’re tackling high mountains. But for all the comfort and warmth they give, they’re also a complete pain to take on and off or to attend to calls of nature while wearing them. There’s much […]

Win tickets to Ueli Steck’s lecture


New UVU running jacket

Its release coincides with the North Pole Marathon

The Israman Ironman Triathlon

A guest post by Danny Bent for Adventure 52

Meindl Kansas GTX Boots

Rugged and reliable

Rambling Romance, And The Art Of Falling In Love

“FOR many of our members, walking has not only meant getting outdoors, getting healthy and keeping active – relationships and friendships have blossomed and communities of shared interest and companionship have been formed,” says Simon Barnett, the Head of Walking […]

Join Mencap on a desert ultra marathon in 2012

MENCAP has some guaranteed places for those who want to take on some of the greatest desert races in the world. Spaces are up for grabs to enter the Atacama Crossing in Chile, RacingThePlanet in Jordan and the Gobi March in […]

Lucky The Penguin Gets A Teva Shoe

ADVENTURE-footwear company Teva has helped out a baby penguin with an impaired foot at the Santa Barbara Zoo. The penguin, named Lucky, is now able to walk, hop and swim like any other penguin thanks to a custom made trainer. […]

Rab Wisp Windtop review

Earns itself a permanent spot in our rucksacs and bicycle panniers

New Kit: Teva Gnarkosi

Wakeskaters moaned, Teva listenened…

Gorgeous gorges in the Verdon

Some of the best kayaking and canoeing

New Kit: Karrimor Serenity Boots for women

Mid and a low versions, both suitable for light hiking

Adidas puts Continental tyre rubber on it’s adventure trail shoe

Collaboration has led to two types of trail shoes

New Kit: Merrell’s Barefoot Collection

While we’ve been encouraged to wear trainers with more shock absorption there’s now a return to running how humans did in their barefoot days.

In Her Shoes

GRACE, a 19-year-old woman from southern Malawi’s Mwanza District in Africa has had three miscarriages. When she becomes pregnant for the fourth time, just seven months later, she goes into premature labour. But there is no ambulance to take her […]

Learn how to navigate at Cotswold Outdoor Stores

Instruction from Ordnance Survey experts

The First Climb Of The Year

THE rock is drying out and many of us, like the University of Herts Climbing Club, are venturing back out for the first climb of the year. Climbing needn’t be demanding and if you’re not hugely confident then joining a […]

Reading Climbing Centre’s Thursday Night Party

“READING is one of the few major towns in the UK without a big climbing wall,” says John Dunne, a lifelong climbing who will be throwing a huge party to celebrate the opening of the brand new Reading Climbing Centre […]

Toughbooks Meet Toughbiology

IF you think it’s annoying when your laptop crashes while checking email then imagine the frustration of it happening in a damp jungle just as you’re about to download a GPS track which may lead you to discovering an entirely […]

Teva Forge Pro adventure trainers

Teva says its new FORGE PRO is “the shoe that fits every adventure”.

Raise A Glass To Shackleton

Sir Ernest Shackleton was born this day, 15 February, 137 years ago and Google paid homage to him today with this neat homepage graphic. It’s a nice gesture but surely there should be some other way of celebrating his achievements? […]

61-year-old Brit will climb Everest this April

61-year-old Simon Knighton from Marlborough, Wiltshire, will climb Mount Everest in April 2011 with the aim of raising £100,000 for the charity Age UK and local good causes. Age UK is the new force combining Age Concern and Help the Aged, […]

Help Sherpa Laura Reach Everest Base Camp

TOMORROW on a busy Saturday in the Newlands shopping centre in Kettering, 34-year-old Laura Crick will ride a static bike for as long as it takes her to cycle 180 kilometres. The ride is in preparation for an Everest Trek […]

“Put On The Meat Ponchos”

ALTHOUGH this is an advert for deodorant, the ‘Meat Poncho’ may be the next big product in running fitness. Look out for one at your nearest butchers…and remember Sweat is like tasty gravy for a wolf

Week 3 Now Online

SIGN in with your username and password then click on the ‘READ A52‘ tab to see this week’s issue. Inside this week we have: details on how to enter the Rab Mountain Marathon Yamaha’s concept adventure bike – the Worldcrosser […]

“By eck lad, it were a wee bit parky up there”

ALTHOUGH the snow fell the night before, the first Rab Mini Mountain Marathon of the year took place on Sunday 9th January. It’s called a ‘mini’ version as the run lasts three hours over one day instead of the biggie […]

14-year-old Jordan Romero has sights on Mount Vinson

At just 13 years old, Jordan Romero climbed Mount Everest. Now, 14, he plans to become the youngest person to climb the seven summits and the final mountain on his list is Mount Vinson, the highest in Antarctica. He’s heading […]


THERE’S a key moment in the film 127 Hours where Aron Ralston, played by James Franco, let’s out an “Opps” and stares down at his arm. You’ll see that scene here in the trailer for ‘127 Hours’, the new film […]

An airline pilot’s view of the Matterhorn

Matterhorn’s position was entered in to the Flight Management Computer

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