3 top tips for becoming a jedi second

Angus Kille reveals his top tips to becoming the perfect climbing partner on second…   Lead climbing itself takes a certain level of experience, and gaining experience in trad climbing…

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5 top tips for improving your trad climbing

Angus Kille, one of the UK’s best trad climbers offers up some top tips when tying into the sharp end…   I’ve given and received a lot of advice over…

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The Performance Edge

In the fall of 2019 Montane published 6 videos in a marketing campaign dubbed Performance Edge:   “The Performance Edge describes the void beyond your comfort zone, where success or…

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Videos // YouTube & Vimeo

In 2013 Jon climbed Everest from the Northside for the first time. He shared basecamp with Tom Vaillant who was filming his experience and created this incredibly beautiful video:  …

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Why are mountain expeditions so special?

As I sit here at the end of what must be my 40th expedition I am watching the team members share emotional words and good byes as if lifelong friends. Just…

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Crampons – Everything you need to know

Mountain Expeditions instructor and expedition leader Alex Kay gives us the full low down on all things crampons. Alex is a qualified Winter Mountain Leader (WML) and International Mountain Leader…

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Managing periods on expedition. No stress. Period.

Managing periods on expedition. No stress. Period.   Mountain Expeditions Leader Rebecca Coles is one of the most experienced expedition leaders in the country having travelled to over 75 countries…

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Grading explained

Mountain Expeditions Grading System – Explained! All of our UK Courses & Expeditions come with a suggested Difficulty Level to help you choose the correct one. Read on to find…

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Further Faster Podcast // Jon Gupta

In January 2019 I had the pleasure of sitting down Daniel Neilson of the Further Faster Podcast. It was a lot of fun chatting to him about all things mountains,…

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Yukon Arctic Ultra vs Everest

After 12 days 12 hours and 6 minutes and having walked for 436 miles, I unclipped my sled harness, looked up at the sky and breathed a huge sigh of…

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Project 7in4 // 7 summits world record

This article was written for Trek and Mountain Magazine – Published in 2018 ON the 14th May 2018, exactly 117 days 6 hours and 50 minutes after reaching the summit…

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Yukon Arctic Ultra 430 Miles // Full race report

The full (it’s long!) write up of our 2017 Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra 430 miles race. There is a lot of detail in here, which I hope some people will…

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Isolation // Sidetracked Magazine: Volume 13

An article published in Sidetracked Magazine Volume 13. For Jon Gupta, who offers us a narrative that bares his soul, the effects of a lifetime’s achievement – an expedition that…

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Avon Gorge VS Challenge

Challenge: Climb all 5 x VS 4C** routes in the Gorge! (In a day) Inspired and encouraged by local Bristol climbing hero and all round nice guy Dave Talbot, I’m…

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