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6 Nov 2017 Monday

Taking on the Three Peaks...

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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

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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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8 Oct 2017 Sunday

Cross Training – Mountaineering...

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In February 2017, I decided I needed a new challenge. The exact nature of the challenge wasn't clear but following a brief conversation with a fellow parent whilst watching our daughters play netball, the mists cleared. An ultra-marathon was...

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30 Sep 2017 Saturday

Professional Update

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On Saturday 30 September 2017, Managing Director at Monkey Mountaineering, Sam Marshall travelled to the Thornbridge Outdoor Centre in the heart of the Peak District to attend the Association of Mountaineering Instructors (AMI) autumn...

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29 Sep 2017 Friday

New Addition to the Monkey...

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We are excited to announce that Dr Adrian Mellor has joined the Monkey Mountaineering team as Medical Advisor and Expedition Doctor. Not only is Adrian an accomplished mountaineer who has climbed extensively in the UK and European Alps as well as...

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