Blog posts Tagged: bivvy

Montane Prism jacket review

Posted by Sam Harrison on December 10, 2014 at 13:05.

 Gear reviews

alpine mountaineering alps bivvy climbing insulated jacket montane primaloft prism

One of the most versatile pieces of kit I own, I'm rarely without this lightweight insulated jacket which balances warmth against weight to near perfection.

Cogne: Torre di Sant'Orso

Posted by Sam Harrison on October 7, 2014 at 15:48.

 Mountaineering and climbing

alpine mountaineering alps aosta bivvy cogne glacier

The weather afforded us another chance to attempt a summit, this time the lesser-known Torre di Sant'Orso on the eastern side of the valley.

Cogne: Punta Rossa (Pointe Rouse)

Posted by Sam Harrison on September 9, 2014 at 11:13.

 Mountaineering and climbing

alpine mountaineering alps aosta bivvy cogne punta rossa

The second summit we climbed whilst in Cogne was the Punta Rossa, which at 3630m is one of the highest Alpine summits you can reach just by walking.

Alpkit Kraku stove

Posted by Sam Harrison on February 24, 2014 at 00:48.

 Gear reviews

alpkit backpacking bivvy stove

An in depth look at Alpkit's new Kraku stove, possibly the world's lightest commercially available stove. The Kraku's feather-like weight and cheap price make it almost a no-brainer, but a small burner size lets it down.

Corvus: How to avoid the queues

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 24, 2013 at 07:05.

 Mountaineering and climbing

bivvy borrowdale climbing corvus lake district multi-pitch

Corvus is one of the classic Lake Distict multi-pitch climbs and one that's been on my to-do list for quite some time.

Attack of the flies: Why not to bivvy without a midge net!

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 17, 2013 at 03:48.

 Mountaineering and climbing

bivvy glyders midges scrambling snowdonia

A few days in a very sunny, windless and hence midge-tastic Snowdonia.

Scrambling with bivvy gear - Alps training!

Posted by Sam Harrison on June 24, 2013 at 08:51.

 Hill walking

bivvy lake district pinnacle ridge scrambling

A two-day walk from Patterdale to Burneside, via Pinnacle Ridge and a night on Stoney Cove Pike.