Sunday, January 24, 2021

Adventure

We’re Back In The Mpora Ski Cabin

No, no, no, don’t worry. We didn’t end up getting snowed into the Mpora Ski Cabin towards the end of last season’s Piste Off TV episodes. We did, however, get our own kind of cabin fever. It didn’t...

Why This Season’s Avalanche Statistics Have Been So Concerning

Snowpack Consolidation Following constant weighting of weak layers in a snowpack, these layers, over time, become bonded. Snow consolidation can come in many forms; natural forms such as melt-freeze cycles solidifying the layers, or unnatural forms, such as skier...

Why The Chairlift Is The Greatest Invention Of All Time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijGkQHVznnoThe other day we published some words on how we were, because of lockdown, missing standing in chairlift queues with our mates. Funny old world, isn’t it? Because mere days after we published that this film from Salomon...

Get To Know Pro Surfer Stan Norman

Header image: northcore-europe Bursting onto the World Surf League at the fresh age of 13, Bude-based Stan Norman was one of the youngest competitors to take part in the Quicksilver Men’s Open. Stan’s progression of the sport has continued...

Ultrarunners Aiming To Break The 100km World Record

So why two events on the same day? It comes down to the pandemic. Due to COVID-19, Japanese athletes won’t be able to race in Arizona. But, thanks to Hoka One One, they’ll still have the opportunity to...

This Burial Is Surely The Scariest Avalanche Footage Of All Time

Screenshot via FacebookDon’t really speak French, unfortunately. Spent too much time in my school days throwing pens at the classroom ceiling, trying to leave tiny blue dots up there, and unintentionally staring at my language teacher’s plastic hand...

Europe’s Largest Active Volcano Has Erupted And The Footage Is Amazing

Screenshot: YouTube (Global News)Europe’s largest active volcano erupted on Monday night. Mount Etna, on the east coast of Sicily, had streams of lava oozing down the side of it; making for a highly spectacular night time scene. Ash...

How Walking Groups Have Led The Way In Diversifying The Outdoors

Where are Black Girls Hike two years on from their first hike? The group is continuing to make strides as they further progress on diversifying the countryside. Their Instagram page (@bgh_uk) is only a few followers away from...

7 of the World’s Most Extreme Ultramarathons

Asia – The Everest Trail Race Where: Mount Everest, NepalDistance: 153kmhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOBzgVIytzoThe Everest Trail Race isn’t just an ultramarathon. It ranks as one of the toughest endurance events on the planet. Set in one of the most awe-inspiring backdrops known...

Why We Love Drinking Coffee Outdoors

Devil’s nectar, jitter juice, Joe, mud – coffee goes by many, many, different names. Some people love it, some people can’t imagine starting their day without it. Others, well, aren’t sure what all the fuss is about. They’ll...
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F1: Lance Stroll calls 2020 a year of ‘missed opportunity’

The Canadian took his maiden pole position for the team - then called Racing Point - at...
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