Alex Flynn’s ISOLATION DOUBLE EVEREST CHALLENGE

Alex Flynn, diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2008 at the age of 36 will take on an epic isolation challenge that will take him 26.2 Miles high. Alex Flynn – Isolation Double Everest Challenge from alex flynn on Vimeo.   Having started at 6AM Today, April 24 2020, Flynn will climb and descend the stairs…

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On Running Cloudrock – Reviewed

A walking boot. Hiking boot. Street boot. A boot. You don’t see too many of the on this website for good reason. The majority of my time in the outdoors is spent moving fast on my feet (relative to me) or on a bike. But, as I tell a lot of people, I am always…

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inov-8 X-Talon G 235 – Reviewed

More Graphene The previous incarnation of the X-Talon was the 230, which used their Sticky Grip compound and was a perfect match for when I ran the Ring of Steall for the second time in 2018. A year later and this very orange (iconic in the OCR community) shoe was launched, with several updates, welcoming…

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Salomon Agile 2 – Reviewed

If you’re after the bare essentials, Salomon’s Agile 2 could be all you need. We’ve been lead to believe that more features for less cash equals value. From cars to phones, multi tools to shoes, its the bells and whistles that provide perceived value, a reference point against their competition. Well, over time we learn…

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USWE PACE 12 Review

The Pace 12 marked USWE‘s entry in the trail and ultra running category. For years they have been a leader in the Moto X and mtb pack market, with their patented No Dancing Monkey harness system. Late last year as a follow up, the launched the smaller capacity Pace Pro. This isn’t the first time…

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Mountain Run’s Ultra Mountain/Trail Running Skills Weekend

It’s a little under 2 weeks since I returned from the Lake District, after shooting Mountain Run’s Ultra Mountain/Trail Running Skills Weekend and it took a while to readjust to day to day life. Over the course of 3 days, I was shown areas of Patterdale and Grisedale I had never seen or stepped on…

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USWE Pace 12 – First Look

A new pack out on the trails and I’ve been using a prototype for the past couple of months. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed the Pace 12 in recent posts. On the whole, I have kept it out of photos, laying low until the launch date. Those a little closer…

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European Outdoor Film Tour Full Line Up Announced

NO SCRIPT. NO ACTORS. NO SPECIAL EFFECTS. THIS IS REAL! European Tour starts 6 october | More than 330 venues | 7 Films | Total Length: 120 minutes The E.O.F.T is rapidly approaching and they have now released their full line up and official trailer. I’ll be attending one of their London screenings, reviewing the…

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Damian Hall – 12th UTMB 2017 – The Interview

Words James Mackeddie/Damian Hall – Images © Inov-8 / Matt Brown Last year I chased Damian Hall around the alps, following his race at UTMB to a then best 19th place. Not one to settle, he made the journey back to Chamonix to take the race on for a 3rd time, in a year where the…

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2018 Sheffield Adventure Film Festival – Call For Films

Matt Heason, Sheffield Adventure Film Festival Founder and Director, has put out an open invite to submit your outdoor films for next years film festival. The main outdoor get together of the spring, ShAFF coincides with the Outdoor City weekender, comprising of;  Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF), Climbing Works International Festival (CWIF), The Magnificent Seven & Howard Street Dual.…

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