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ASK MARTIN CHESTER – BEST CHARGERS FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Expert advice on how to keep powered up in the backcountry

ASK MARTIN CHESTER – SKI TOURING HARNESSES

Our backcountry editor answers your touring harness queries

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS – MAKE BACKCOUNTRY SAFETY YOUR PRIORITY IN 2019

Become a safer backcountry skier this year

HOW TO: GET OUT OF TROUBLE

We learn from the mistakes of that dreadful day in April

ONE LIFT: TITLIS ROTAIR GONDOLA ENGELBERG, SWITZERLAND

Titlis Rotair Gondola Engelberg, Switzerland

DYNAFIT TLT7 EXPEDITION TOURING BOOT

T&T: Dynafit TLT7 Expedition Touring Boot.

ASK MARTIN CHESTER: WHY CARRY CRAMPONS IN THE BACKCOUNTRY?

When to carry crampons and harscheisen.

ASK MARTIN CHESTER: WHY CARRY A METAL SHOVEL?

Metal not plastic - here's why.

ASK MARTIN CHESTER: HOW DO I FOLD AND DRY SKINS?

What’s the best way to fold and dry skins?

HOW TO SURVIVE A SNOW-FREE SUMMER

The fun doesn’t have to end when the ice melts

HOW TO STORE YOUR SKI GEAR THIS SUMMER

Do you dry, wax and lubricate?

PRACTISING AVALANCHE RESCUE IN 5 STEPS

  Keen to get some transceiver practice over summer? There’s plenty

How to: read and use the avalanche forecast for safer offpiste skiing

Mountain Guide Martin Chester talks us through what the data in

How to: take kids ski touring

A family-friendly hut, the right kit and a realistic plan are

How to make a smooth leap from desk to dream backcountry trip

There’s plenty of preparation to do the week before you head
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