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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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8 Oct 2017 Sunday

Cross Training – Mountaineering...

Sam

News

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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

Sam

Safety

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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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