Mountain Documentary By Jen Peedom
MOUNTAIN IS A SPECTACULAR NEW FILM by Jen Peedom, best-known for her 2015 documentary Sherpa. For mountain lovers it’s a visual delight, packed with dramatic, awe-inspiring and beautiful images from mountain ranges all over the world. The photography is tremendous, much of it aerial with the camera zooming in from wide ranks of jagged peaks to details of cornices and cliffs. Tiny figures, little dots showing the immensity of the mountains, become identifiable people edging along knife-edge arêtes or up sheer rock faces.
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More Ways than one
Roger Smith calls for more clarity around the increasing proliferation of named trails
THE LONG PATHWAY
Kat Young and Liv Bolton both walked New Zealand’s South Island from north to south via the country-spanning Te Araroa Trail. Here they each describe a section of this spectacular and life-changing route
Last summer, self-confessed ‘average adventurer’ James Forrest completed all 282 of Scotland’s Munros in an intensive six-month push. Here he describes the most knee-trembling part of the journey – Skye’s famous Inaccessible Pinnacle
A HAPPY RETURN
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Practice Makes Perfect
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Happy When It Rains
With an unpredictable winter approaching, here are TGO’s tips for enduring – even enjoying? – our ever-changing climate...
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Donegal’s highest mountain is a sight to behold – unless, as Jim Perrin discovered, the weather has other ideas…
Commuting: Lochaber Style
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The Depths Of Time
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Solitude & skiing
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Q&A: William Peters
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In Praise of Insanely Long Lift Lines
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THE ATHLETIC LIFE
Caden Stockwell: ‘every race is challenging because everyone has that hunger to win, not just you’
GNARLY! IT'S SURFER DUDE HARRY!
Golden-boy prince learning to ride the waves
WINTER AT 66° N
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Peak Of Adventure
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