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17 Nov 2017 Friday

Professional Update – Mountain...

Sam

News

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Yesterday Becky and I attended a very interesting lecture at Leeds Becket University. Titled ‘Introduction to Mountain Medicine’ it was delivered by Monkey Mountaineering’s Medical Advisor, Dr Adrian Mellor. The lecture was...

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14 Nov 2017 Tuesday

Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route

Sam

Trekking

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The Mountain First climbed in 1889 by the German Geography Professor Hans Meyer and Austrian Mountaineer Ludwig Purtscheller, Kilimanjaro is a complex mountain located just south of the equator. The mountain itself is actually a dormant...

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12 Nov 2017 Sunday

Wild Camping with Monkey...

Sam

Trips

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Experience the freedom of camping high in the mountains away from the hustle and bustle of busy campsites. Our wild camping trips take you into the heart of the mountains where you can re-connect with nature, talk, laugh, relax and enjoy the...

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6 Nov 2017 Monday

Taking on the Three Peaks...

Sam

Mountaineering

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This is a great challenge which spans a total distance of about 26 miles with roughly 3000m of ascent all to be completed within 24 hours. The three peaks in question are Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon, the highest peaks in Scotland, England...

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4 Nov 2017 Saturday

Gear Review – Montane Icarus Jacket

Rating 4.5/5

Sam

Reviews

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Back in October I flew out to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro. Whilst packing my kit, I realised that my trusty old North Face Redpoint Optimus jacket was at the end of its useable life. With numerous patches, repaired tears and ‘thin’...

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