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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Moving mountains: meet the men who are rewriting the tick lists

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29/09/2015

Creag na Caillich was recently dropped from the list of Munro Tops after a small team of independent surveyors proved it to be under 3,000ft high. So who are G & J surveys, and why does their work matter to peak baggers?
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SKILLS

Scrambling skills: the grades explained

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21/04/2015

New to scrambling? The first step to becoming a rock-hopping pro is to know thy enemy. In part one of our scrambling skills guide, we demystify the grading system.
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SKILLS

How to scramble: Jack's Rake

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25/03/2015

Jack’s Rake is a popular Grade 1 scramble in the Lake District – but it’s by no means an easy proposition. We look at the skills you’ll need to tackle this classic route.
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INTERNATIONAL

Czech climbers make first ascent of Conway's Ogre

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01/11/2013

Thirty-three years after a British attempt was thwarted just below the summit, Ondra Mandula and Jiri Pliska from the Czech Republic have made the first ascent of Uzun Brakk in the Karakoram, formerly referred to as Conway's Ogre.
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INTERNATIONAL

British ski traverse of the Juneau Icefield

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05/01/2012

Alex Appelby, Ben Bizwell, Tom Francis and Oli Lyon, on an expedition approved by the BMC, carried out a ski traverse of the Juneau Icecap, making possible first ascents and first ski decents.
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